Slovenian Patient Rights Code, Article 45
Targeted professionals: Health professionals
Professional Secrecy Provisions
Conditions for disclosing information
Health professional (doctor), bound to secrecy, may give information about patient's condition if this is to save a patient's life or to prevent any harm to the persons around him/her. Health professional must immediately inform authorities, if a victim of a crime is a minor or a child.
Right or duty to report
Duty to report - if alleged victim is a child. Right to report - if alleged victim is an adult.
Existence of disciplinary sanctions in case of non-reporting
Uradni list RS (Official Gazette) no. 15/2008, February 6 2008, Patient Rights Code: http://www.uradni-list.si/1/objava.jsp?urlid=200815&stevilka=455
Date of entering into force
Information collecting point
Human Rights Ombudsman of RS publishes findings, opinions and proposals in annual report available at: http://www.varuh-rs.si/index.php?id=54&L=6