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  1. Confidentiality and privacy in healthcare

    03 Jan 2019

    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. Complaints about health services

    03 Jan 2019

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

  3. Managing your health

    03 Jan 2019 Managing your health

    You can manage your health by learning about healthy living, taking steps to prevent disease and having regular health checks with your doctor...

  4. 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...

  5. Healthcare and support at home

    04 Nov 2018

    Home care services are available for people recovering from illness or surgery, frail older people, the elderly and people with disabilities...

  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. Advance care plans

    Advance care plans can help the people close to you and those caring for you to know what is important to you about the level of healthcare and quality of life you would want...

  9. Types of doctors and health professionals

    27 Jun 2018

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

  10. Working with your healthcare team

    27 Jun 2018 Working with your healthcare team

    If you see a number of healthcare professionals, it is important to tell them about any other healthcare services you are using...