The persons expressly designated by the patient are the relatives and friends of the patient, but only if the patient has agreed to this regard.

In the old regulations, in the event of discharge, the patient was entitled to request and receive at hospital discharge, a written summary of the investigation, diagnosis, treatment and care provided during hospitalization, without stipulating any mention of the investigations carried out.

According to patient rights Law, in the context of the patient’s right to medical information, the patient has the following rights:

a)     the right to be informed about his health, medical interventions proposed, potential risks of each procedure, existing alternatives to the proposed procedures, including on not undergoing the treatment and non-compliance with the medical recommendations, as well as on the details of the diagnosis and forecast;

b)    the right to decide if he wants to be informed if the information submitted by the physician would cause him suffering;

c)     the right to be informed about the available health services and the way to use them;

d)    the right to be informed of the identity and professional status of health service providers;

e)     the right to be informed on the rules and customs he has to meet during hospitalization;

Failure to respect, by the medical personnel, the privacy data and confidentiality about the patient, about the medical act, as well as the other rights stipulated in the Law, brings on, as appropriate, disciplinary, administrative or criminal liability, under the law.