Patient Safety Tool: Universal Patient Compact

The National Patient Safety Foundation offers a free Universal Patient Compact that defines the rights and responsibilities of patients and their healthcare providers.

The compact is designed as a framework for engaging patients and families in their healthcare. It also establishes principles of an effective partnership between patients and providers.


Download the Universal Patient Compact for use in your own facility.

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