Bashundhara Ad-din Medical College, Keranigonj


A doctor must be able to obtain trust of a patient on his/her life and health. To justify trust, registered doctors must show respect for human life in the following ways :

  1. Make patient care your first concern.
  2. Protect and promote the health of patients and the public.
  3. Keep professional knowledge and skills up to date[su_list icon=”icon: hand-o-right”]
    • Recognize and work within the limit of their competence
    • Work with colleagues in the ways that best serve patients’ interests
    • Provide a good standard of practice and care.[/su_list]
  4. Treat patients as individuals and respect their dignity.[su_list icon=”icon: hand-o-right”]
    • Treat patients politely and considerately
    • Respect patients’ right to confidentiality[/su_list]
  5. Work in partnership with patients.[su_list icon=”icon: hand-o-right”]
    • Listen to patients and respond to their concerns and preferences
    • Give patients information they want or need in a way they can understand
    • Respect patients’ right to reach decisions about their treatment and care
    • Support patients in caring for themselves to improve and maintain their health[/su_list]
  6. Be honest and open and act with integrity.[su_list icon=”icon: hand-o-right”]
    • Act without delay if doctors have good reason to believe that they or a colleague may be putting patients at risk
    • Never discriminate unfairly against patients or colleagues
    • Never abuse the patients’ trust in doctors or the public’s trust in the profession.[/su_list]