- Right to Impartial Access to Care
- Right to expect prompt treatment in emergency
- Right to Respect
- Right to Dignity
- Right to Privacy
- Right to Confidentiality
- Right to Personal Safety
- Right to Security
- Right to know the Identity and professional status of the Care givers
- Right to address any special preferences, spiritual and cultural needs
- Right to Information regarding the diagnosis and treatment
- Right to know include information and consent before any research protocol is initiated
- Right to know about the safe and effective use of medication and the potential side effects of the medication
- Right to know about diet and nutrition
- Right to know specific disease process, complications and prevention strategies
- Right to Access to Communication with people outside the Hospital
- Right to know the information on the expected cost of the treatment
- Right to Informed Participation in Decision Involving His/her Care
- Right to have an access to his/her Clinical/Medical records.
- Right to Refuse Treatment
- Right to protection from physical abuse or neglect.
- Right to Consult with other Specialist(s) at his/her own expense
- Right to Explanation of the need for transfer elsewhere for Continuity of Care
- Right to be informed of hospital Rules & Regulations
- Right to information on how to file a complaint
- Right to explanation for all items in the bill
- To actively participate in decisions regarding your health care.
- To be as accurate and complete as possible when you are asked for information about your medical history.
- To be honest and direct about everything that happens to you as a patient.
- To let you doctor or nurse know if you are concerned about treatment, or if you feel you cannot or will not allow for a certain treatment plan.
- To notify a doctor or nurse at once if you notice or think you notice a change in your health.
- To notify your doctor or nurse at once if you have any concern about your hospital care.
- To follow your doctor’s advice and to let your doctor determine your level of activity, diet and health care requirements.
- To ask promptly for clarification if you do not understand what is asked of you, or why it is asked.
- To be considerate of other patients. (Noise and smoking can be irritating to other patients).
- To use hospital property and equipment only for their intended use.
- To examine your bill and make arrangements for payment.
- As a patient at this hospital, we expect that you will ask your doctor or nurse what to expect regarding pain and pain management; discuss pain relief options with your doctor or nurse; work with your doctor and nurse to develop a pain management plan; ask for pain relief when pain first begins; help your doctor and nurse asses your pain; tell your doctor or nurse if your pain in not relieved; and tell your doctor or nurse about any worries you have about taking pain medication.
- To keep your scheduled appointments or to cancel them in advance if at all possible.
- To follow the rules and regulations of the Hospital.