Northern Ireland Health and Personal Services your rights

Any person using the Northern Ireland Health and Personal Services has the right to:

  • be treated courteously with respect for their privacy, dignity and religious and cultural beliefs
  • receive care and treatment on the basis of need regardless of your ability to pay
  • receive emergency care at any time
  • be given clear information about any treatmentor care proposed, including any risks and anyalternatives, and to have your own wishes taken into account as far as possible
  • give or withhold your consent to medical or other care or treatment
  • choose whether or not you wish to take part in research or student training
  • see any reports made for insurance or employment purposes and information held about you on computer

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