n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - The new Consumer Protection Act and the GP anaesthetist : more about... anaesthetics
|Article Title||The new Consumer Protection Act and the GP anaesthetist : more about... anaesthetics|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Affiliations||1 University of the Free State|
|Publication Date||Jun 2012|
|Pages||217 - 219|
This article gives a brief overview of the influence/impact of the new Consumer Protection Act 68 of 20081 and the Regulations on the practising of medicine by the general practitioner (GP) anaesthetist. The Act came into force/operation on 1 April 2011. Aspects such as the purpose of the Act, the rights of patients, obligations/responsibilities of the medical practitioner (who is the supplier of services and/or goods), no-fault liability and recourse available for the consumer, are discussed.
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