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Patient Responsibilities Charter

Every patient has the following responsibilities:
  • to advise the health care providers on his or her wishes with regard to his or her death.
  • to comply with the prescribed treatment or rehabilitation procedures.
  • to enquire about the related costs of treatment and/or rehabilitation and to arrange for¬†payment.
  • to take care of health records in his or her possession.
  • to take care of his or her health.
  • to care for and protect the environment.
  • to respect the rights of other patients and health providers.
  • to utilize the health care system properly and not abuse it.
  • to know his or her local health services and what they offer.
  • to provide health care providers with the relevant and accurate information for diagnostic, treatment, rehabilitation or counselling purposes.