Patients' Rights

Co-operation Instead of Hostility

The Doctors for Free and Safe Birth have issued a declaration regarding Home Birth. Read it!

The HCLU has written an open letter to the Prime Minister on the issue of home birth. Read the letter!

On Home Birth Day the HCLU in an open letter ask that the Prime Minister facilitate the reassuring and competent settling of the domestic status of planned home births.

Disgraceful Letter from Deputy Ombudsman

Albert Takács, Deputy Ombudsman of the Parliament has rejected the complaint of the HCLU's attorney in the matter of special healthcare for autists. The HCLU voices its outrage over the letter.

HCLU Wins Lawsuit Against the Forensic Institute for the Observation and Treatment of the Mentally Ill (FIOTM)

As we have reported, a client represented by the HCLU has recently started prodeedings against the Forensic Institute for the Observation and Treatment of the Mentally Ill (FIOTM), to have the courts determine: the FIOTM has violated his personal rights, when they placed him in an institution without a non-smoking ward and subjected him to unnecessary therapy.

HCLU's position on the Altering of the Health Care Statute

HCLU examined statute-proposal number: T/1093 which is part of the health care reform plan submitted to Parliament by the Ministry of Health and found it rather disturbing on several points.

Drugs yes, smoking no!

The petition made by Baltay Levente, advocat of HCLU's Legal Advocacy Service, against the Forensic Institute (IMEI) was found reasonable 1/3-2/3 by the Metropolitan Court, on the first instance.