right to treatment


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Related to right to treatment: right to refuse treatment
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right to treatment

n. derecho a recibir tratamiento, el derecho que tiene el (la) paciente de recibir atención médica de una institución de salud que ha asumido la responsabilidad de tratarle como paciente.
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IN England, but not in Wales, there is a statutory NHS duty to provide clinically effective, safe care and patients have a statutory right to treatment in any NHS hospital by the doctor of their choice on advice from their General Practitioner.
Others include freedom to comfort, right to shelter, freedom to express normal behaviour, right to treatment when sick, and freedom to socialise with other donkeys, right to love and kindness as well as right to a good rest between work.
In this context, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health Assad Ramlawi stressed that the Ministry attaches the utmost importance to each Palestinian patient taking his full right to treatment, pointing out that the Ministry and within its national strategic plan 2017-2022 approved by the Council of Ministers has made every effort to localize Palestinian health services and reduce transfers to a minimum.
'In what law, inmates have no right to treatment,' he questioned, maintaining that he stuck to his principled stance as no one could force him to bow down to anybody.
LAHORE -- Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a sentence at Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail, lamented on Thursday that he is being denied the right to treatment by the government.
THE legal right to treatment within 12 weeks isn't worth the paper it was written on.
MSP Colin Smyth reacted following the release of the times health targets were broken and he insisted patients "had a legal right to treatment within 12 weeks" as was laid down by the Scottish Government's Treatment Time Guarantee six years ago.
The Scottish Government has come under repeated fire for its failure to meet NHS waiting times standards.Ministers introduced the Treatment Time Guarantee, which gave patients a legal right to treatment within 12 weeks for conditions such as knee and eye operations.
She said: "In 2012 the SNP introduced the treatment time guarantee, which gave patients a legal right to treatment within 12 weeks for conditions such as knee and eye operations.
On Monday, he said that every citizen had the right to treatment that satisfied him.
Birmingham MP Steve McCabe (Lab Selly Oak) wants to change the law so that everybody has a right to treatment for infertility as they would for other illnesses.
Unlike critics of this scheme I don't think it denies patients their right to treatment, it just means treatment doesn't fall in the expected timeframe.