International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Science and Technology | India | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023

Paramedical Ethics and Law

Dr. Bhim Singh | Dr. Leena [10]

Abstract: Healthcare is one of the human rights. When doctors, paramedics and patients act as partners only then the healthcare system can properly function. The Constitution of India under Article 21 provides for Right to health which is the part and parcel of right to Life as is given under Article 21 of the Indian constitution. Persons in the health care profession which includes paramedics have the duty to provide health services to the needed person. Every profession has some prescribed ethics which is to be adopted by every person in that profession. Ethics as is defined as behaviours, set of values and those relationships that is based on trust. Medical Profession is a noble profession. People have a faith on them as they have on God. Healthcare professionals consist of health works partnership with patients and with each other. In the healthcare sector Paramedics have to follow some ethic while performing their duty like duty to take care, duty to keep confidentiality of the patient data and records etc. If the paramedic fails to perform their duties they are liable under various Indian laws like Consumer Protection Act, Indian Penal Code and Criminal Procedure Code.

Keywords: Health care, Paramedics, Profession, Ethics, Liability

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,

Pages: 1180 - 1185

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