Patient Rights and Responsibilities

Rights of Patients

  • To be treated respectfully , fairly and with dignity
  • To have privacy and confidentiality maintained
  • To be fully informed regarding all aspects of care
  • To refuse treatment and to be informed of the consequences
  • To express opinions and be heard in a manner that is open, honest and accepting
  • To provide feedback to the organization


Responsibilities of Patients

  • To be committed to a whole person approach to health
  • To fully disclose the details of your health
  • To be accountable for your actions. *
  • To attend scheduled appointments both at the clinic and with other providers


*WRNPLC has Zero Tolerance for disruptive behaviour including verbal/physical abuse, name calling or the use of profanity. Consequences of this behaviour may include: limited appointments, behaviour contract and dismissal from the clinic