Health ministers pledge to lift ban on doctors using patient testimonials

However, a leading MDO says the change will create headaches for both doctors and regulators alike

GPs will be allowed to use patient testimonials to advertise their services under looming changes to the national law. 

Timothy Bowen.

Currently, doctors are banned from using positive reviews and recommendations from patients about their care in their clinics, public advertising, their practice websites or social media platforms.

The ban doesn’t extend to third-party websites