Clinical guidelines aim to make sense of current scientific knowledge to allow clinicians to make the right decisions about diagnosis, treatment and care for people with a medical condition. They’re also for consumers to help ensure we’re getting the care we deserve. However health professionals are notoriously bad at following them, which can have a significant impact on the quality and safety of our care. Karen sits down with Michelle Kosky from the Health Consumers’ Council of Western Australia to ask why the guidelines aren’t used as much as they should be.
Tonic TV | T-S084 | S01E11