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    RIGHTS OF THE PATIENT

  •   Right to considerate and respectful care.
  • Right to information on diagnosis,treatment and medicines.
  • Right to obtain all the relevant information about the professionals involved in patient care.
  • Right to expect that all the communications and records pertaining to his/her case be treated as confidential.
  • Right to protection from physical abuse or neglect.
  • Right to every consideration of his/her privacy concerning his/her medical care programme.
  • Right to get details of the bill.
  • Right to seek second opinion about his/her disease,treatment et

RESPONSIBILITIES OF PATIENTS

  • To faithfully undergo the agreed therapy.
  • To follow the doctors instructions diligently.
  • To take necessary preventive measures in case of infectious disease as per the doctors instructions.
  • To be aware that doctors and nurses are also human beings and are amenable to mistakes and lapses.
  • To make the payment for the treatment,wherever applicable,to the doctors/hospital promptly.
  • To respect the autonomy of the doctors and nurses.
  • To treat doctors and nurses with respect.
  • To be punctual to attend the clinics/hospital for treatment at the given time.
  • To preserve all the records of one’s illness.
  • To keep the doctor informed if the patient wants to change the hospital/doctor.
  • To schedule their follow up visits at the end of each consultation.