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The Patient Rights (Scotland) Act 2011 supports the Scottish Government's plans for a high-quality NHS that respects the rights of patients as well as their carers and those who deliver NHS services.

Included in the Act was the establishment of a Patient Advice and Support Service (PASS). Available at a local Citizens Advice Bureaux, PASS provides free, accessible and confidential information, advice and support to anyone who uses the NHS in Scotland, their carers and families.

Find out more on your rights as a patient from NHS inform.

The information was last updated on: 19th May 2015

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