Patient Rights


Understanding the legal protections available to you is one way to defend yourself from unfair discriminatory. These resources will help you understand your rights:

  • South African Constitution (Chapter 2 Bill of Rights):


  • UN Convention on the rights of people with disabilities:


  • Promotion of equality & prevention of unfair discrimination act 4 of 2000:


  • Employment Equity Act (No. 55 of 1998):