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Your Rights

Your rights are stated in the Charter of Hospitalized Patients’ Rights:

  • you have a right to obtain information regarding your health. The information provided by your physician will allow you to participate freely in all decisions pertaining to your health
  • your wish to be kept in the dark regarding a given diagnosis or prognosis will be respected except when third parties are exposed to a risk of infection
  • you may designate a support person to support you throughout the care and decision-making process
  • all NDS staff members are subject to the obligation of professional secrecy. Information regarding your hospitalization will not be revealed to any third party without your prior consent
  • we also rely on your discretion with regard to any information you overhear during hospitalization in a double-occupancy room. 

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