With this page, the psychiatric services in Central Denmark Region wish to give you information about your rights as a patient. We hope the page will provide you with answers to the questions that may arise in connection with your treatment.

You are always welcome to contact the Patient Office in Central Denmark Region if you need advice about your rights.

Who can help you?

Assignment of contact

Observer at treatment consultations and the like

Guidance and advice from the Patient Office

Assignment of patient adviser

Do you need an interpreter?


Cooperation with your relatives

Your medical records

Right of access to your medical records

Find your Health Records

Treatment plan

If you are admitted

If you receive treatment without being hospitalised (outpatient treatment)

Reassessment of treatment plans

Self-determination and informed consent

You have self-determination

Informed consent

Exceptions: Requirement for informed consent

Duty of confidentiality and disclosure and obtainment of information

Travel to and from hospital

Travel rules

How does the transportation scheme work? (video)


What is force?

When can force be used?

If you are subjected to force

Free choice of hospital and right to rapid examination and diagnosis

Free choice of hospital

Extended free choice of hospital

Right to rapid examination and diagnosis

More information

If something goes wrong (unintentional incidents)

How to complain

Useful links

This page was updated August 2022. 

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