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Choosing Wisely Wales: What do I want from my doctor?

A new movement is being launched in Wales which aims for a more equal doctor-patient relationship.

Choosing Wisely Wales wants clinicians to have "really good conversations" about treatments, while patients should be less passive and have more input.

The aim is a "culture shift" so people become more responsible for decisions and explore all alternatives.

One senior doctor said evidence showed 10-20% of treatments "at best do no good and occasionally do harm".

These patients at a surgery in Prestatyn, Denbighshire, gave BBC Wales health correspondent Owain Clarke their views on the doctor-patient relationship.

  • 16 Sep 2016
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