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Includes information about patients in all types of hospital including mental hospitals and includes their rights to correct treatment and care.

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Your rights to correct treatment and care. Includes your rights when you are in hospital.

3 NHS patients' rights

Information on the rights of clients within the national health service including access to GPs, hospital services and refusal of treatment.
Provided by Adviceguide from Citizens Advice
6 Can I deal with decisions about someone else's healthcare?

If the person you care for needs medical treatment, only they can agree to that treatment. Explains the rules around giving treatment without consent and making advance statements.
Provided by CLS Direct
2 About the consent form

Before a doctor or other health professional examines or treats you, they need your consent and you may be asked to sign a consent form. Gives advice and information about the consent form.
Provided by Department of Health
1 Find your local NHS services

A search to help you find your local GP surgeries, opticians, NHS dentists, and pharmacies.
Provided by NHS Direct Online
4 Going into hospital: older people

Looks at how a hospital stay will affect your benefits and how to deal with any problems or concerns about your care whilst there.
Provided by Help the Aged

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