Wednesday 19/12/2018

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In addition to knowing Patient and Family Rights and Responsibilities, Getting Health Care, Privacy and Confidentiality, Safety and Protection, Respect and Appreciation, Participation in the Healthcare Plan, Treatment Refusal, Participation in Research Studies, Organ and Tissues Donation Policies and Procedures, Health Insurance and Financial Policy, Clear and Comprehensive Declaration Forms, and Complaints and Suggestions Policies and Procedures, child patients are entitled to:

Examine the child by a specialized medical team.

Provide the health facility with specialized equipment and tools for children.

Have a special policy to protect children from all kinds of harm.

Provide appropriate environment for children’s adaptability during their treatment course in the health facility.

Assign a companion to the child in inpatient cases except in the ICU or the nursery according to the adopted procedures and regulations.

Have a special policy for injections and tests for children according to MOH circulars.

The medical team should report any violence against children to the concerned authority.

Avoid keeping or  isolating the patient unless it is medically necessary.