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Ending the Doctor Patient Relationship – Template Letter

28 May 2015

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In general terms, a letter to a patient which ends the doctor-patient relationship should be kept short and simple. The more details you provide, the more likely it is that the patient will attempt to argue the points.

Here is a SAMPLE LETTER for ending the doctor-patient relationship.
You can adapt this letter to suit your particular circumstances.

 

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Our Medico-legal Advisory Services team is happy to review any draft letter you intend to send to a patient. You can send documents to us by email: advice@mdanational.com.au or fax: 1300 011 235.

Need more information or advice?
Contact our Medico-legal Advisory Service on 1800 011 255 or email advice@mdanational.com.au.

 

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