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  1. Preparing to leave hospital

    30 Jul 2018

    Start your hospital discharge planning before you leave hospital. Speak with your healthcare team to understand the hospital’s discharge process to get the support you need in place...

  2. Preparing for hospital

    17 Jul 2018

    Preparing for a hospital stay includes knowing what to take, making sure your home, work and family commitments are taken care of and making arrangements for your return home...

  3. Calling an ambulance

    17 Jul 2018

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

  4. Hospitals in Victoria

    10 Jul 2018

    Victoria’s hospital system consists of both private and public hospitals, offering a range of healthcare services...

  5. Patient-centred care explained

    27 Jun 2018

    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. Hospital staff roles

    18 May 2018

    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...

  7. Specialist clinics in hospitals

    09 Apr 2018

    Specialist clinics at hospital provide services that are located in a hospital. This helps the service get the best outcome for your treatment and care. Specialist clinics in hospitals are an...

  8. Hospital discharge information for family and carers

    28 Nov 2017

    Family, friends and carers can provide both practical and emotional support to a person who has experienced a major trauma and is about to leave hospital...

  9. Informed consent for medical treatment

    27 Nov 2017

    Informed consent means having enough information about a medical procedure to decide whether to have it done...

  10. Confidentiality and privacy in healthcare

    27 Nov 2017

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