Patient Rights

PATIENT`S 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):

 http://www.justice.gov.za/legislation/constitution/saconstitution-web-eng.pdf

 

  • UN Convention on the rights of people with disabilities:

http://www.un.org/disabilities/convention/conventionfull.shtml

 

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

http://www.justice.gov.za/legislation/acts/2000-004.pdf

 

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

http://www.labour.gov.za/DOL/downloads/legislation/acts/employment-equity/eegazette2015.pdf