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National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003)

Chapter 2 : Rights and Duties of Users and Health Care Personnel

19. Duties of users


A user must—

(a) adhere to the rules of the health establishment when receiving treatment or using health services at the health establishment;
(b) subject to section 14 provide the health care provider with accurate information pertaining to his or her health status and-co-operate with health care providers when using health services;
(c) treat health care providers and health workers with dignity and respect; and
(d) sign a discharge certificate or release of liability if he or she refuses to accept recommended treatment.