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Patient rights and responsibilities: charter

Last updated: 30 Nov 2021 - see all updates
Published: 27 Jun 2019
Directorate:
Population Health Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781787819498

The Charter of Patient Rights and Responsibilities (the ‘charter’) summarises what you are entitled to when you use NHS services and receive NHS care in Scotland, and what you can do if you feel that your rights have not been respected. We have produced an easy read version of this charter at https://www.gov.scot/publications/charter-patient-rights-responsibilities-easy-read/.

Patient rights and responsibilities: charter
Translations of the patient charter in other languages

An Arabic version of the patient charter is available in pdf format

A Chinese version of the patient charter is available in pdf format

A Polish version of the patient charter is available in pdf format

A Romanian version of the patient charter is available in pdf format

An Urdu version of the patient charter is available in pdf format

The charter is also available in British Sign Language


Contact

Email: PublicEngagementUnit@gov.scot

First published: 27 Jun 2019 Last updated: 30 Nov 2021 -