Know your patient rights

2013-09-01 06:00

HIV patients have been shown the door at at least one Gauteng hospital, it was reported this week, because they couldn’t prove their citizenship. Zinhle Mapumulo spells out your rights as a patient.

In a case where you don’t have identification you must have a referring letter from your doctor,” he explains. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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