International Week for Respecting Childbirth is about recognising a woman’s right to a respectful birth and to make informed choices about her baby’s care. We’re all entitled to be treated … Continued
Because of human rights, patients have a right to see their own medical records, catastrophic hospital failures must be investigated and people detained because of their mental health can get redress.
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Patients can get photocopies of their own medical records
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Eight Roma women suspected they had been sterilised by medical authorities when having caesarians. They were refused permission to photocopy their medical records to assess their health status and begin litigation. They won their case.