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Patient Charter
Our faculty and staff are committed to excellence in patient care, education, and research. Through the collaborative effort of the finest physicians, nurses, and technicians,  we offer a broad range of clinical services to all cancer patients
What Are my Rights as a Patient?
As a Patient I have the right to :
» choose my care providers.
» expect care that is considerate and respectful.
» care that is appropriate and professional .
receive information necessary to give informed consent prior to the start of any treatment or procedure.
» be advised of any change in the plan of care, before the change is made.
refuse treatment within the confines of the law and to be informed of the consequences of his or her action.
voice grievances and suggest changes in service or staff without fear of restraint or discrimination.
» be informed of what to do in the event of an emergency.
» voice grievances without fear of discrimination or reprisal for having done so.
What Are my Responsiblities as a Patient?
 With my rights come, my responsibilities , and they are :
Provide complete and accurate information about your health, including present condition, past illnesses, hospitalizations, medications, natural products and vitamins, and any other matters that pertain to your health.
Provide complete and accurate information including your full name, address, home telephone number, date of birth, and employer when it is necessary.
» Reporting changes in your condition or symptoms, including pain, to a member of the physician team.
Informing your doctor or nurse when you are having pain and asking for pain relief measures when pain or discomfort first begins or is not relieved by prescribed treatment measures.
Following the instructions and advice of your treating doctor. If you refuse treatment or do not follow the instructions or advice, you must accept the consequences of your decisions.
Notifying a member of the health care team if you do not understand information about your care or treatment.
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