Better Health Channel
  • The Victorian public hospital system provides professional expertise that is unavailable in the primary and community health sectors.
  • Specialist clinics in hospitals are an important link between care in the hospital and the community.
  • Specialist clinics in hospitals provide access to: medical, nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals for assessment, diagnosis and treatment; ongoing specialist management of chronic and complex conditions in collaboration with community healthcare professionals; pre- and post-hospital care; maternity care; and related diagnostic services, such as pathology and imaging.

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Reviewed on: 11-08-2023