Profesor Dr. Seval Akgün
Nowadays, within the developing process countries have included detailed articles of human rights in their constitution and legislation. This process has started in our country with the signing of Universal Declaration of Human Rihts and after that our individual rights in the field of health has guaranteed in the axis of protection and legislation. Furthermore, the use of the right of the health services also has considered as one of the most important rights simultaneous to the right of to live. The protection of human rights and values in helath services, the right to be informed, acknowledged, privacy and confidentiality, to make decisions nd choices in the course of care and treatment constitute the main framework of patient rights. In this context, patient rights is the most important rights that must be protect for creating healthier environment. Considering the responsibilities and the criminal sanctions to know the concept of patient rights and legal regulations is more important both health personnel and patients.