The Charter of Patient Rights and Responsibilities


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The charter sets out a summary of people's rights and responsibilities, and what they can expect when you use NHS services and receive NHS care in Scotland.  The right to be informed, and involved, in decisions about health care and services is one of six explicit rights.

The right to be informed and involved in decisions about health care includes:

  • the right to be involved in decisions about your own care and treatment;
  • the right to be given the information you need to make informed choices about your health care and treatment options;
  • the right to request support when making decisions about your health care;
  • the right to clear communication about your care and treatment from NHS staff;
  • the right to accept or refuse any treatment, examination, test or screening procedure that is offered to you.

How these rights translate into practice and the experience of people using the service is set out in more detail within the Charter.


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