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  1. Hospital costs and payments

    15 Aug 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. Pain management in hospital

    22 Jul 2019

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

  7. Medication in hospital

    22 Jul 2019

    Medications play an important role in your recovery...

  8. Mind and mood in hospital

    22 Jul 2019 Mind and mood in hospital

    Sticking to your normal routine as much as possible and trying to feel comfortable and aware of your surroundings can help your mind and mood while in hospital...

  9. Preventing falls in hospital

    22 Jul 2019 Preventing falls in hospital

    All patients are vulnerable to falls regardless of age, although as you get older, there is a higher risk of falling...

  10. Staying active in hospital

    22 Jul 2019

    Stay physically and mentally active in hospital as this can help you recover faster and reduce the chance of problems when you go home...