This booklet aims to help you get the best health care through working in partnership with your doctors and other health professionals. It explains the different types of doctors that might treat you, what you can expect from them and how you can work with them to improve your care. The booklet also explains the Medical Council’s role and provides help if you are looking for information about health and health care.
This booklet has been written for patients and the public. It is not part of the Guide to Professional Conduct and Ethics, which sets out the standards of care that patients should expect from their doctor.
This booklet is available as Gaeilge (PDF).