Patient Rights
28 Nisan 2018


   Because man is only human, he takes some steps to the world by acquiring some natural rights. The concept of right is a universal concept. In short, Can be defined as 'the authority recognized by the rules of law'.

   Human rights were first recognized in England in 1215. Officially at the end of the 18th century the American Declaration of Rights and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Citizenship of France in 1789 were published. With the establishment of the United Nations, human rights have become universal. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been published. According to this; everyone is free, honorable, equal in terms of rights.

   Human rights in short; it is possible to describe all people as being innate and free from every angle. This freedom, in other words, is balanced by the obligation to respect the rights of others and not to violate those rights. There are various human rights. Patient rights are also one of the basic human rights.

1) Overall Benefit from Service:

   Access to health services within the framework of justice and equity principles. It has the right to receive services regardless of race, language, religion and sect, gender, philosophical beliefs, economic and social conditions.

2) Information and Information Request:

   It has the right to find out what all kinds of health services and possibilities are and to ask for oral or written information about health status.

3) Selection and Replacement of Health Establishment and Personnel

   It has the right to choose and change the health institution to choose, change and benefit from the health services provided at the health facility of their choice and to learn the identities, duties and titles of the receiving health care providers and other health workers.

4) Privacy

   They have the right to receive all kinds of health care in a confidential environment.

5) Reject, Stop and Consent

   It has the right to refuse treatment, not to be stopped, to receive treatment in medical interventions, and to benefit from service in the context of consent.

6) Security

   To get health care in a safe environment

7) Ability to fulfill religious obligations

   The health facility has the right to fulfill religious obligations within the framework of measures taken and administrative measures to the extent possible.

8) Respect for human values, respectability and comfort

   With respect, care and care, there is a right to receive a health care service with all kinds of noisy and disturbing factors provided with hygienic conditions in a gentle, gentle and compassionate environment.

9) Visiting and escorting

   It has the right to accept visitors on the basis of the procedures and principles set out in the health facilities and to have companions in accordance with the legislation and facilities of the health facility and if the physician deems it appropriate.

10) Right to Application, Complaint and Trial:

   In case of violation of their rights, they have the right to use all kinds of applications, complaints and lawsuits within the framework of the legislation.

In the last period, besides patient rights, the concept of "Patient Responsibility" has emerged. Yet the content and content of this concept has not been revealed. In general, however, it can be described that the patient is the duty and obligation that must be fulfilled without resorting to a health care provider and in the period following the application. It is possible to size the responsibilities of the patient. We can sort them in short:

                        PATIENT RESPONSIBILITIES

1. General Responsibilities

1.1. People should do their best to pay attention to their health and follow the recommendations given for a healthy life.

1.2. The person can give blood if it is convenient or organ donation.

1.3. In simple situations, people should do their own care.

2. Social Security Status

In 2.1.Has; health, social security and personal information in a timely manner.

In 2.2.Has; health carnesin (Bag-Kur, Green Card, etc.).

3. Informing Healthcare Workers

In 3.1.Has; complaints, complaints of previous illnesses, whether or not they have received any treatment in hospital, if any, the medicines they are currently using, and all health information.

4. Adhering to Hospital Rules

4.1. Patient; it must comply with the rules and practices of the health institution to which it refers.

4.1.Hospital must comply with the referral chain established by the Ministry of Health and other social security institutions.

When 4.2.Hast; treatment, care and rehabilitation are expected to be in cooperation with health workers.

In 4.3.Has; if he / she is using an appointment-based health facility, he / she must obey the date and time of the appointment and report the changes to the relevant place.

4.4. Patient; hospital personnel, other patients, and the right to visit.

4.5. Patient; it has to compensate for the damage it has caused to hospital supplies.

5. Adapting to Treatment Recommendations

In 5.1.Has; medications and advice should be carefully listened to and where they can not understand. When

 5.2.Hast; he should report this to the health worker if he / she can not comply with the proposal for treatment.

 5.3.Partner should indicate whether he understands health care and post-discharge care plan as expected. In

5.4.Has; he or she is responsible for the consequences of refusing the treatment to be applied or failing to comply with the recommendation.

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