Your rights and responsibilities

St Vincent’s is a proponent of NSW Health’s Your health care rights and responsibilities

As our patient you have a right to:

Access

The right to receive health care

Safety

The right to safe and high quality care

Respect

The right to be treated with respect, dignity and consideration

Communication

The right to be informed about services, treatment and options in a clear and open way

Participation

The right to be included in decisions and choices about health care

Privacy

The right to privacy and confidentiality regarding personal information

Comment

The right to comment on care and have concerns addressed

 

For more information, please see:

Your Healthcare Rights and Responsibilities – a guide for patients, carers and families:

Summary of patient rights and responsibilities:

  • booklet - in Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), English, Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Russian
  • video - in Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), English, Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Russian