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  1. Confidentiality and privacy in healthcare

    27 Aug 2020

    There are laws that set out how healthcare professionals can collect and store your health information and when they are allowed to share it...

  2. Managing commitments and hospital

    20 Dec 2019

    Making sure your regular commitments are taken care of during a hospital stay will give you peace of mind to concentrate on your recovery...

  3. Hospital costs and payments

    31 Oct 2019 Hospital costs and payments

    Treatment as a public patient in Victorian public hospitals is free to all Australian citizens and most permanent residents of Australia...

  4. Hospital staff roles

    29 Aug 2019

    In Victoria, hospital staff roles vary by hospital. Becoming familiar with the types of hospital staff roles will help you understand who to turn to when you need help...

  5. Skin care and preventing pressure sores in hospital

    26 Jul 2019

    During a stay in hospital, your skin may be affected by staying in bed or sitting in one position for too long, your mobility, your hydration and diet, and your physical condition...

  6. Going to the toilet in hospital

    26 Jul 2019

    It is important to talk with your healthcare professionals about any continence issues that you may experience when you are in hospital, so staff can investigate and help to solve the problem...

  7. Health assessments in hospital

    26 Jul 2019

    Regular assessments are performed by hospital staff during your hospital stay. Assessments help to find the cause of your illness and check your ability to do day-to-day tasks...

  8. Eating and drinking in hospital

    26 Jul 2019

    Eating well and drinking plenty of water while staying in hospital is important to your health and recovery...

  9. Pain management in hospital

    22 Jul 2019

    Managing your pain can help your recovery in hospital...

  10. Medication in hospital

    22 Jul 2019

    Medications play an important role in your recovery...