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More than 23,000 doctors and nurses have signed a petition aimed at protecting healthcare professionals from possible malpractice claims. 

Amnat Kusalanan, chairman of the Medical Council of Thailand, filed the amendment petition signed by 23,385 doctors and nurses with Parliament President Somsak Kiatsuranont yesterday. The petition seeks to amend the Consumer Case Procedure Act.

He said the petitioners wanted a change to Section 3 of the act to exclude medical and health professionals from being defined as "operators" within the act.

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