Aster MIMS affords patients certain rights and expects them to fulfill certain responsibilities.
Right to have their religious and spiritual needs respected as long as they don’t impinge on the policies of the hospital The right to know the hospital rules and regulations related to patients.
The right to protection from physical abuse or neglect.
Respect for personal dignity and privacy during examination, procedure and treatment. Right to maintain confidentiality of information regarding patient’s disease and treatment.
Right to refuse whole /part of the treatment, which includes refusal of treatment in ICU.
Informed consent before invasive procedures, high risk procedures and treatment, and when blood and blood product transfusion, anaesthesia and major or minor surgery and organ donations.
Right to voice complaints. Right to know the expected cost of treatment.
Right to have an access to patient’s clinical records.
Rights to get information on plan of care, progress and information on their health care needs. Right to have information and education about their health Right to seek an additional opinion regarding clinical care
Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences Ltd Kottakkal Malappuram - 676 503, Kerala, India Fax: 0483 280 7888