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Procuradora del Paciente

English translation: Patient Advocate


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Spanish term or phrase:Procuradora del Paciente
English translation:Patient Advocate
Entered by: Jason Willis-Lee
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14:25 Apr 9, 2007
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law (general)
Spanish term or phrase: Procuradora del Paciente
Extract from the agenda of a meeting of a group of international ombudsmen on patient rights. Would "patient counsel" work here I wonder? TIA, Jason.


Experiencia de Defensorías en sus ámbitos respectivos

***Procuradora del Paciente*** de Puerto Rico.
Comisión Nacional de Arbitraje de México.
Defensoría del Afiliado de la República Dominicana.
Oficina Nacional de Indemnizaciones Francesa.
Jason Willis-Lee
Local time: 02:41
Patient Advocate
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Henry Hinds
United States
Local time: 18:41
Grading comment
Thanks Henry....
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Summary of answers provided
5 +4Patient Advocate
Henry Hinds
4 +3patient's attorney
Katarina Peters
3patient's solicitor
Katharina Harer

Discussion entries: 1



10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
patient's attorney

or: patient's legal advisor,
or: patient's legal counsel,
or: patient's lawyer
or: patient's defence attorney/lawyer/counsel

Katarina Peters
Local time: 20:41
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in HungarianHungarian, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 157

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxamj_services
0 min
  -> Thank you, Alicia!

agree  MikeGarcia: Or "Attorney for the patient/s".-
24 mins
  -> Thanks, Miguel.

agree  patricia scott
46 mins
  -> Thank you, patricia!

agree  Manuel Aburto M
1 hr
  -> Gracias, Manuel!

disagree  Henry Hinds: Check the actual site and you will find that the position must be held by a MEDICAL DOCTOR.
1 hr
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45 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
patient's solicitor

I can only give you another oportunity, but you have to see for yourself if it fits in your text.

Katharina Harer
United States
Local time: 17:41
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ana Santos: Este utilizaría
57 mins

disagree  Henry Hinds: Not a solicitor but a DOCTOR.
58 mins
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +4
Patient Advocate


Henry Hinds
United States
Local time: 18:41
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 5063
Grading comment
Thanks Henry....

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  NetTra: Yo así lo he visto.
8 mins
  -> Gracias, NetTra.

neutral  Katarina Peters: only 1,280,000 Google hits vs. 3,610,000 for Patient's Attorney (note "del paciente")
25 mins
  -> I used Google to determine the actual nature of this position, which must be filled by a DOCTOR, therefore Attorney does not fit at all.

agree  Christopher Malloy: agree, this is the commonly used term for what is being described
4 hrs
  -> Gracias, Chris.

agree  Rebecca Jowers: Yes, in this context "Patient Advocate". (In Spain called el "Defensor del Paciente") And obviously the Google hits reflect the fact that a patient can have an attorney if involved in a claim or lawsuit, but I don't believe that is the context here.
5 hrs
  -> Gracias, Rebecca.

agree  Noni Gilbert: Rebecca´s comment backs up my feelings.
16 hrs
  -> Gracias, Aceavila.
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