Patients & Visitors

Patient Rights

  1. Right to considerate and respectful care.
  2. Right to information on diagnosis, treatment and medicines.
  3. Right to obtain all the relevant information about the professionals involved in the patient care.
  4. Right to expect that all the communications and records pertaining to his/her case be treated as confidential .
  5. Right to every consideration of his/her privacy concerning his/her medical care programme.
  6. Right to expect prompt treatment in an emergency.
  7. Right to refuse to participate in human experimentation, research, project affecting his/hercare or treatment.
  8. Right to get copies of medical records.
  9. Right to know what hospital rules and regulations apply to him/her as a patient and thefacilities obtainable to the patient.
  10. Right to get details of the bill.
  11. Right to seek second opinion about his/her disease, treatment,etc.

Patient’s Responsibilities

  1. To faithfully undergo the agreed therapy.
  2. To follow the doctors instructions diligently.
  3. To take necessary preventive measures in case of infectious diseases as per the doctors instructions.
  4. To be aware that doctors and nurses are also human beings and are amenable to mistakes and lapses.
  5. To make the payment for the treatment, wherever applicable, to the doctors/hospitalpromptly.
  6. To respect the autonomy of the doctors and nurses.
  7. To treat doctors and nurses with respect.
  8. To be punctual to attend the clinics/hospital/dispensary for the treatment at the given time.
  9. To preserve all the records of one’s illness.
  10. To keep the doctor informed if the patient wants to change the hospital/doctor.