Interdisciplinary Health Research Group

The Interdisciplinary Health Research Group (IHRG) came together in early 1994 to study processes of complaining against nurses and physicians. The IHRG is particularly interested in how such complaints processes are related to restructuring in health services, and to broader cultural changes such as the rise of consumerism and new patterns in the relations between health service providers and patients.

Our Group brings together researchers from Health Sciences, Sociology, and Geography. We believe that, by situating complaints of patients against health professionals within this broader context, lessons can be learned about how to minimize complaints and enhance the quality of health care.

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