Code of Health Rights
The Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights
Everyone using a health and disability service has the protection of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights.
An independent Commissioner promotes and protects these rights under the Health and Disability Commissioner Act 1994.
Your Rights when receiving a Health and Disability Service
• Fair Treatment
• Dignity and Independence
• Proper Standards
• It’s Your Decision
• Teaching and Research
More detailed information about the Code of Rights and Health and Disability Commissioner is available by vising www.hdc.orgn.nz or by contacting the Nationwide Health and Disability Advocacy Service.
Phone 0800 555 050
Nelson 03 544 4116