1.Persons who care for students referred to in art. 3 sec. 1-3, are obliged to respect the rights of the patient referred to in the Act of November 6, 2008 on the rights of the patient and the Patient’s Rights Ombudsman (Journal of Laws of 2017, item 1318, as amended), in particular, to keep secret information obtained in connection with the provision of this care, including information related to the students’ health condition, and to respect the intimacy and dignity of students while providing them with health services.
2.Preventive health care and dental care for students to the extent referred to in art. 9 sec. 1 point 2 and sec. 2, paragraph 2, is exercised in the absence of objections from parents or adult students.
3.Parents at the first meeting of parents and adult students in the first class with a tutor in the school year receive information about the scope of health care and the right to object, referred to in paragraph 2, submitted in writing to the healthcare provider providing care. This information is also placed in a generally accessible place at school.
4.Dental care in the scope referred to in Art. 9 sec. 1 point 1 and sec. 2, paragraph 1, requires the written consent of parents or adult students, expressed after obtaining the information referred to in art. 9 sec. 2 of the Act of November 6, 2008 on patient’s rights and the Patient’s Rights Ombudsman. The consent is given before providing the health service.
5.Taking care of students who are chronically ill or disabled, as referred to in art. 20, requires the written consent of parents or adult students. The consent is given before taking the pupil into care.
6.In matters not regulated in the Act, the provisions of the Act of November 6, 2008 on the rights of patients and the Patient Ombudsman shall apply to expressing consent to provide healthcare for students.