Patient & Family Rights

Patient Rights

The Rights of Patients

  • The individual shall have the right to prompt emergency first-aid treatment at the facilities.
     
  • Every patient will be treated with strict regard to decency
     
  • Every patient shall be treated with care, consideration, impartially, respect and dignity.
     
  • Every individual shall have the right to privacy during interview, examination and treatment by the medical staff.
     
  • Patients shall be chaperoned during any physical examination or treatment.
     
  • Children admitted to hospital shall have the right, whenever possible to have one of their parents or guardian, to be with them at all times.
     
  • A patient shall have the right to choose their own consultant whenever possible.
     
  • A patient shall have the right to second opinion on request.
     
  • A patient shall have the right to information about his condition, his investigations, the results of the investigations and have them explained.
     
  • A patient would be provided with information on likely costs of the treatment, investigation or procedure.
     
  • A patient who has adequate information about his condition shall have the right to accept or refuse treatment.
     
  • A patient shall have the right to clear, concise explanation, in common terms, of any proposed treatment or procedure and its alternatives. Information shall incorporate possible risks side effects, after effects and possible failures.
     
  • A patient’s informed consent shall be obtained before any procedure is carried out. In case of a minor, the consent shall be obtained from the parents or legal guardian.
     
  • All information shall be treated as confidential and not discussed with personnel other than those professionally involved.
     
  • A patient has the right to expect safe, efficient and prompt nursing are whilst in the facility.

 

2015

Date Event
15 Jun 2015 APHM International Healthcare Conference and Exhibition

2014

Date Event
3 Jun 2014 APHM International Healthcare Conference and Exhibition
19 Nov 2014 APHM Workshop . Some Medico legal Perspectives in Hospital Management.
15 Dec 2014 Briefing on GST to APHM Member Hospitals

2013

Date Event
2 Jul 2013 APHM International Healthcare Conference and Exhibition 2013
23 Oct 2013 APHM Workshop on “Key Concepts for Quality, Root Analysis, Clinical Governance and Overview of Quality in Private Hospitals”
31 Oct 2013 Briefing on GST: “Preparations for Implementation of GST in Hospital” by Pricewaterhouse Coopers from 9.00am - 1.00pm

2012

Date Event
8 Mar 2012 Patient Safety - An Introduction For Healthcare Professionals
22 Mar 2012 Maximizing Corporate Excellence & Quality Service in the Healthcare Industry
25 Apr 2012 Evidence Based Nursing and Nursing within Ethical and Legal Environment
22 May 2012 Media Coaching
23 May 2012 Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Risk Control
17 Jul 2012 APHM International Healthcare Conference and Exhibition 2012
1 Aug 2012 Workshop on Root Cause Analysis
22 Sep 2012 Paediatric Cardiology Update 2012