Problems Of Proof During Defence Of Parients’ Rights In Medical Cases


  • N.S. Shymanska


evidence, proof, patient, physician, medical facility, a defect of medical care, medical errors, liability, property damage, reputation damage, request for information, medical treatment information, medical privacy.


This article is research of problems that arise when patient wants to protect his rights and interests in the event of violation by medical personnel. There is described non-exhaustive list of issues requiring immediate response because they relate to the declarative constitutional guarantees. The author gives several ways to solve the problems that exist in medical disputes. The author says that there is necessity of amendments to certain existing legal acts of Ukraine in order to provide a real opportunity for citizens to defend their rights. Also the author proposes to establish an independent office for the examination in medical cases for avoiding joint and mutual guarantee of physicians.