Your Rights as a Hospital Patient

The state and federal governments require that all hospital patients in New York State be given certain information and materials when admitted to a hospital. The booklet below collects that information in one place, explains the rights of each hospital patient and contains advice for the patients on how best to get assistance.

Your Rights as a Hospital Patient in New York State

The following document is the Parents Bill of Rights for pediatric patients.

Parents Bill of Rights

You can find additional information about patient rights and regulations on the New York State Department of Health website: