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  1. Talking with your doctor about sensitive issues

    20 Sep 2017

    Building a strong, trusting relationship with your doctor can make it easier to talk with them about sensitive issues...

  2. After-hours healthcare options

    07 Sep 2017

    For unexpected after-hours medical issues, there are telephone helplines, pharmacies, after-hours medical clinics or doctors who can visit you at home...

  3. Managing long-term illness and chronic conditions

    24 Aug 2017

    Chronic condition management includes positive lifestyle factors like a healthy diet, regular exercise, good sleep and social support...

  4. Preparing for a health or medical appointment

    24 Aug 2017

    Get the most out of your consultation by preparing for your health or medical appointment...

  5. Types of doctors and health professionals

    22 Aug 2017

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

  6. Complaints about health services

    16 Aug 2017

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

  7. Medical power of attorney

    10 Aug 2017

    You can appoint someone to be your medical power of attorney, also known as ‘enduring power of attorney (medical treatment)’, to make medical decisions on your behalf when, in certain circumstances...

  8. Children and health services

    12 Jul 2017

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

  9. Aids and equipment at home

    26 Jun 2017

    Disability aids and equipment such as wheelchairs, walking frames and braces can help people with disabilities and the elderly gain more independence...

  10. Working with your healthcare team

    26 Jun 2017 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...