Kōrero: Hospitals

Health and disability consumer rights

Health and disability consumer rights

The Health and Disability Commissioner was established in 1994 to promote and protect the rights of consumers of health and disability services. The Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights, which became law in 1996, is summarised in this poster published by the commissioner. The poster is a common sight on the walls of doctors' surgeries, health centres and public hospitals. You can download the poster as a PDF to view it in more detail.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Health and Disability Commissioner

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Linda Bryder, 'Hospitals - Challenges to hospital care', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/27567/health-and-disability-consumer-rights (accessed 16 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Linda Bryder, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 13 Jun 2018