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  1. Types of doctors and health professionals

    20 Feb 2019

    Doctors and other health professionals all have a different role to play in your healthcare...

  2. Making a complaint about a doctor (GP)

    11 Feb 2019

    If you feel uneasy about the conduct of your doctor, it may be a warning sign that something is wrong...

  3. Preparing for surgery

    01 Feb 2019

    Preparing for surgery is important. Maximising your recovery will depend on how you prepare for surgery...

  4. Complaints about health services

    03 Jan 2019

    The Health Complaints Commissioner can accept complaints about anyone who claims to provide a health service...

  5. Patient-centred care explained

    02 Jan 2019

    Patient-centred care, also known as ‘person-centred care’, is about treating the person receiving the care in the way they want to be treated...

  6. Talking with your doctor about sensitive issues

    24 Sep 2018 Talking with your doctor about sensitive issues

    Building a strong, trusting relationship with your doctor can make it easier to talk with them about sensitive issues...

  7. After-hours healthcare options

    07 Sep 2018

    For unexpected after-hours medical issues, there are telephone helplines, pharmacies, after-hours medical clinics or doctors who can visit you at home...

  8. Calling an ambulance

    05 Sep 2018

    In a medical emergency, call triple zero (000) for assistance...

  9. Seeing a dentist or dental health practitioner

    07 Aug 2018

    There are a range of dental services available to assist you with any dental health problems you or your family may have...

  10. Dietitians

    27 Jul 2018

    Dietitians offer advice on food choices to help people improve their health and general wellbeing...