As a patient or an attendant, you
have the right to:
treated with respect, consideration, compassion and dignity, in a safe and
clean environment regardless of your age, gender, race, origin, religion,
sexual orientation or disabilities.
addressed by your proper name and be informed about the names of the doctors,
nurses and other healthcare team members involved with your patient’s care.
protection of your privacy, dignity and confidentiality pertaining to your care
discussions, examinations, and treatments.
clear and understandable explanation by your doctor about your diagnosis, as
well as the benefits and risks of each treatment, expected outcome and change
in medical condition.
protected from physical abuse and neglect.
information from the hospital regarding the expected cost of treatment and