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Patient's Rights and Responsibility


You will be treated with respect and as a partner in your care. Being a partner means you have responsibilities too.

 

We will:  

  • Ensure our patients have 24-hour access to medical advice.
  • Work in partnership with you to achieve the best medical care possible.
  • Involve you and listen to your opinions and views in all aspects of your medical care.
  • The prevention of disease, illness and injury is a primary concern. The medical staff will advise and inform you of the steps you can take to promote good health and a healthy lifestyle.

 

We would respectfully ask that you:  

  • Let us know if you intend to cancel an appointment or are running late. If you constantly fail to attend appointments, you may be removed from the practice list.
  • Treat staff with courtesy and respect. Reception staff may have to ask some personal questions to assist us in providing you with the best service.
  • Inform the practice staff of any alterations in your circumstances, such as change of surname, address or telephone number. Please ensure that we have your correct telephone number, even if it is ex-directory.
  • Parents/guardians are reminded that they are responsible for the conduct of any child they bring into the surgery.

 

As patients, you are responsible for your own health and that of any dependents. It is importantthat you adhere to information and advice given to you by health professionals,and co-operate with the practice in endeavouring to keep you healthy.

 

 

 




 
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