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Public Patientsí Rights and Responsibilities

All citizens of Australia have a fundamental right to health care that is respectful, responsive, safe and effective.  Likewise, everyone has an obligation to treat staff and other patients with respect and to provide his/her health practitioner with all relevant health information.

Public patient rights and obligations are governed by the Public Patients’ Hospital Charter of Rights and Responsibilities.

Information and Resources

  • Public Patients’ Rights and Responsibilities, including a video of explanation
  • Information on Patient’s Rights is also available from the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Both available on http://www.safetyandquality.health.wa.gov.au  website

Information regarding Public Patient Rights and Responsibilities is available in English and the following languages:

  • Arabic
  • Bosnian
  • Chinese
  • Croatian
  • Farsi
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Macedonian
  • Malaysian
  • Serbian
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Vietnameses

Osborne Park Hospital acknowledges the Traditional Owners - the Noongar people - the custodians of the land on which we work. We pay respect to their Elders both past and present