painlaw.org : Patients' Right to Palliative Care : Taking Complaints Beyond the Hospital

Unless a complaint is resolved promptly at the hospital level, a patient whose pain is not treated will have suffered unnecessarily. Advocates or family should not give up, however. Here are steps to take if the hospital and its personnel prove intransigent.

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This content is provided by the Project on Palliative Care Law of the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law. For more information visit the Project's web site at www.painlaw.org.