Receive impartial access to treatment that is medically indicated regardless of your nationality, age, race, gender, religion, physical or mental disabilities, and source of payment for care.
Receive care in a safe environment free from all forms of abuse or harassment.
Receive and know all the information and explanations that are related to your medical condition, health status, the proposed course of treatment, the tests and the operations that are going to be done, and the expected benefits and outcomes.
Personal privacy and confidentiality of all communication, information and records pertaining to your care. Access to such information is only authorized to staff concerned with your treatment plan. Your written permission will be obtained before information is given to anyone not directly connected with your care.
Know the names of the physicians, nurses and other healthcare team members who are directly involved in your care.
Choose the physician(s) who will be treating you and participate in any decision regarding your care when medically possible.
Refuse treatment to the extent permitted by law and be informed of the medical consequences of this refusal.
Consult any specialist physician based on your request.
Receive a plan that specifies how to follow up on your health care after discharge, together with the necessary instructions that you should follow.
Leave the hospital against your physician’s advice. However, if you decide to do so, you will be requested to sign a “Discharge against Medical Advice” form. Consequently the hospital and the physicians will not be responsible for any medical consequence that may arise.
Review and receive explanation of your bill.