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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. Complaints about health services

    16 Aug 2017

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

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. Medication in hospital

    11 Aug 2017

    Medications play an important role in your recovery...

  8. Going to the toilet in hospital

    11 Aug 2017

    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...

  9. Who's who in the emergency department

    10 Aug 2017

    The emergency department is staffed by highly trained clinicians, including nurses, doctors and other healthcare professionals...

  10. Coordinating hospital appointments

    08 Aug 2017

    Coordinating your hospital appointments well will ensure the process of diagnosing, treating and recovering from or living with medical issues runs as smoothly as possible...