Your rights and responsibilities

This booklet provides general information about your rights as a consumer of health services. This includes your right to

  • information
  • consent to treatment
  • confidentiality of your personal health information
  • receive appropriate care

The booklet also includes information about how you can participate in decision-making about your health care and summarises your responsibilities as a consumer of health services.

Community languages

If you have difficulty understanding any part of the booklet or if you require an interpreter please ask a health service staff member for help.