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Patient's Rights

Helping you to a speedy recovery.

You have the right to:

  • Considerate and respectful care at all times.
  • Personal and informational privacy.
  • Receive from your doctor, a clear concise explanation in non-medical terms of your condition, problem or disease.
  • Receive a clear explanation of any procedure or treatment to be carried out, including an outline of any associated risks, possible after effects, side effects or adverse outcomes.
  • To seek a second opinion.
  • To access your medical record in accordance with the hospital policy and relevant legislation.
  • To access quality health personnel and to know the identity and professional status of individuals providing your care / treatment.
  • To expect reasonable safety in so far as the practices and environment are concerned.
  • To contact a friend, relative, solicitor, clergy with whom you may wish to discuss a problem.
  • To express an opinion or complaint and to be informed of the facility's mechanism for the investigation, review and resolution of complaints.
  • To leave the hospital at any time. If you do so without hospital consent, you will be responsible for any injury or illness caused or aggravated by your action.
  • To effective discharge planning that will ensure continuing, appropriate health care that you require.
  • To have details of your condition and treatment kept confidential by medical and hospital staff, unless the law requires such information.
  • Your consent is required before any treatment begins. You may then withdraw your consent and refuse further treatment at any time.

News & Events

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Length of Service Awards

We were very please to recently celebrate 2 length of service milestones. Read More...

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Marie celebrates 40 years

We recently celebrated the anniversary of Marie who has been working at Alwyn for 40 years. Read More...