From time to time, difficult or critical questions may arise regarding the treatment of a patient. When staff members, the patient and/or the family cannot agree on a care plan, the Norton Healthcare Ethics Committee is available to help reach a decision that is medically sound and respects the patient’s rights. The Ethics Committee cannot force any treatment decision, but is available to advise and promote discussion.
Any person may request that the Ethics Committee consider an ethical question regarding the treatment of a patient. To make a request, contact the hospital’s chaplain, or ask your doctor or nurse.
The committee will:
All Ethics Committee meetings are confidential.
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