A new patient information leaflet for Dermatology outpatients.

  title={A new patient information leaflet for Dermatology outpatients.},
  author={Katrin Becker and Lindsay R Whittam},
  journal={BMJ quality improvement reports},
  volume={3 1}
Lack of provision of information was the single most common cause of poor performance in the 2008/2009 NHS Patient Survey Programme of trusts in the UK. Information leaflets have been shown to improve patient satisfaction with consultations. We introduced a new patient information leaflet about the scheduled consultation in a district hospital's dermatology outpatient clinic. We then assessed in a small study its effect on the patients regarding helpfulness, preparation for and satisfaction… CONTINUE READING
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