GD Hospital Patient Right

Patients Right

Medical Practice Encompasses Simple and Private Doctor / Patient Relationship. Each Patient in need of Medical Care should know His or Her Fundamental Rights:

State has a basic duty to protect its citizens from any harm to their health

Patient has the fundamental right to choose the type of care, government or private

Has the right to choose specialist service as they want

Right to be respected and treated with dignity

The right to the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health and associated right to health care

The right to consent and to refuse medical intervention and therefore right to be briefed about the reasons for particular investigation and or treatment including availability of any alternative modality

The right not to be subjected to medical or scientific experimentation without consent

The right to equality under law

The right to protection against arbitrary interference with privacy or with the family

The right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress and application

The protection of the rights of vulnerable persons