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  1. Children and health services

    03 Jul 2019

    There is a range of subsidised and free health services, including services for mental health and dental health, available for children in Victoria...

  2. Personal and relationship services

    25 Jun 2019

    There are personal and relationship services available to you that offer counselling and relationship advice...

  3. Foster care, permanent care and adoptive parent support services

    04 Jan 2019

    Provides an overview of the financial and family support services available to foster carers, families providing permanent care and adoptive parents...

  4. 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...

  5. Complaints about health services

    03 Jan 2019

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

  6. Medical terms and definitions during pregnancy and birth

    05 Dec 2018

    Like all areas of medicine, pregnancy and childbirth has a number of specialised terms, many of which you will hear during your own pregnancy and labour and the birth of your baby...

  7. Patient and carer rights in hospital

    08 Nov 2018 Patient and carer rights in hospital

    You and your carers should expect clear communication about medical issues and treatment options and costs in hospital in a way that you can understand...

  8. Records and paperwork for maternal health care and babies

    30 Oct 2018

    When you are having a baby in Victoria, there are various records and other documents that need to be accessed, created or completed...

  9. Questions to ask your obstetrician or midwife

    03 Sep 2018

    The cost of having a baby in Victoria can vary considerably, depending mostly on whether you use the public or private health system...

  10. Homebirth

    03 Sep 2018

    Having a baby at home can be an option for pregnant women who are healthy, have a low-risk pregnancy and live close to a hospital in case the birth does not go to plan...