NHS Constitution

NHS Constitution – know your patient rights

The NHS in south Essex is encouraging people to get to know their patient rights under the NHS Constitution.

All NHS organisations are legally obliged to take account of the rights and pledges set out in the NHS Constitution, which are at the foundation of NHS South Essex’s principles and values. Moreover, the new Clinical Commissioning Groups are committed to upholding the NHS Constitution as they take over the commissioning of healthcare in south Essex.

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