Charter of Patient Rights and Resposibilities - Consultation Responses

Responses to be published following the public consultation of the Charter of Patient Rights and Responsibilities.

Under the Patients Rights Act a Charter of Patient Rights and Responsibilities must be published by 1 October 2012. The public consultation on the draft Charter was launched on 2 April 2012 and closed on 25 June 2012. The consultation sought views in relation to 5 specific areas: content, accessibility, design, availability, and the balance of rights and responsibilities. We are now working toward an analysis of the comments provided. This is the publication of responses received from individuals and organisations willing to make them public. Certain respondents have opted for partial or complete anonymity.

001 Jack Ferris
002 General Dental Council
003 Individual
005 Equality & Human Rights Commission
007 Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
008 North Lanarkshire Disability Forum
009 Kathleen Butlin
010 Individual
011 Individual
012 NHS 24
013 Lothian Sexual & Reproductive Health Service
014 NHS Lanarkshire
015 Individual
016 Royal College of Midwives
017 Scottish Women's Convention
018 Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance
019 Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh
020 State Hospitals Board for Scotland
021 NHS Ayrshire & Arran
022 NHS Tayside
023 NHS Tayside Public Partners
024 Colin Angus
025 Royal College of Radiologists
026 Individual
027 Stirling Council
028 Genetic Alliance UK
029: Scottish Council on Deafness
030 Borders Public Partnership Forum
031 Information Commissioner's Office
032 NHS Dumfries & Galloway
033 Royal College of Nursing
034 NHS Greater Glasgow &Clyde
035 Scottish Health Council
036 Sense Scotland
037 NHS National Services Scotland
038 Individual
039 NHS Highland
042 Jack Ferguson
043 North Lanarkshire Public Partnership Forum
044 Scottish Independent Hospitals Association
045 Long Term Conditions Alliance Scotland
047 East Dunbartonshire Public Partnership Forum
048 Citizens Advice Scotland
049 NHS Health Scotland
050 Action for Sick Children (Scotland)
051 British Medical Association (Scotland)
052 Scottish Public Services Ombudsman
053 Inclusion Scotland
054 NHS Education for Scotland
055 Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability
056 South Edinburgh Health Forum
057 Profound and Multiple Impairment Service (PAMIS)
058 Jeannie Erskine
059 Anne Lindsay
060 British Dental Association
062 Froghall Community Council
063 NHS Shetland


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