The hospital is centrally responsible for ensuring that patient rights are respected by staff and professionals working in the hospital. Under central liability, the hospital can be sued for the shortcomings of professionals working in the hospital, regardless of whether or not that person performs services on an independent basis.
Below you will find information about the different categories of professionals and their legal relationship with the hospital.
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Need more (individualised) info? Contact Kim Devolder, legal staff officer (+32 (0)9 387 70 51).