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Rights of Patients

Rights and responsibilities of patients

Hokkaido University Hospital respects the rights of all patients.

Patients can
  • receive medical care with respect and protection of their human rights.
  • receive safe and high-quality medical care without any discrimination.
  • receive adequate explanations about their disease and treatment.  
  • choose from the proposed therapeutic approaches by their own will
  • be assured that their personal information and privacy is protected.
Patients' have these rights. However, patients must please observe the hospital’s rules and act accordingly.
Thank you for your cooperation with the smooth provision of medical care in the hospital.  

Hokkaido University Hospital respects the spirit of the Lisbon Declaration.