Do you need your parents' permission to see a doctor?

This fact sheet sets out the rights of children and youth, if they are capable, to see a doctor and have their visit kept confidential from their parents.

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children's rights, rights of teens, medical treatment, privacy, confidentiality, Family Law in BC website