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  1. Preparing for hospital

    28 May 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. Complaints about health services

    16 Aug 2017

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

  8. Eating and drinking in hospital

    11 Aug 2017

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

  9. Health assessments in hospital

    11 Aug 2017

    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...

  10. Medication in hospital

    11 Aug 2017

    Medications play an important role in your recovery...