Tag: Consumer Empowerment

Why telling ‘Patients’ not to read the Internet is Utter Nonsense & Fosters Consumer Disempowerment

“Whatever you do, don’t read the Internet!” The first time I heard of a fellow consumer being told this by their treating Health Care Professional (HCP) I almost choked on my second coffee of the day. “Bollocks!” I roared, ‘How..?’ Then I found myself speechless with indignation, opening and closing my mouth like a dumb…