PAtient's rights

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 The main rights are:

  • the right to information
  • Voluntary and informed consent
  • Advance directives, therapeutic representative, mandate on grounds of incapacity
  • The right to free choice
  • Restraints and treatment without prior consent
  • Professional confidentiality
  • Patient’s access to their file

  • The right to be assisted
  • The right to donate organs and tissue

Essential information

The booklet published by the public health service of the Canton of Valais.