Patients' Rights in Turkey


Abstract: Patient's rights primarily mean the practice of human rights and values in the field of health care services and include the rights which are considered as third generation rights. Recently, in many countries, especially in European countries, concept of health care services which give importance to patients' rights has been developed. Patients' rights in Turkey is one of the least known issues and remembered only by physicians' malparactises causing death or disabilities some of which are speculative. Efforts are needed to strengthen the patients' rights should be accelerated in order to protect the patients and physicians from unnecessary speculations in Turkey.

Keywords: Patient's Rights Turkey

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