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  1. Planning and coordinating healthcare

    08 Feb 2018 Planning and coordinating healthcare

    Learn how to plan and coordinate your own healthcare, and to make the plan that best suits you...

  2. Confidentiality and privacy in healthcare

    27 Aug 2020

    There are laws that set out how healthcare professionals can collect and store your health information and when they are allowed to share it...

  3. Who's who in your healthcare team

    22 Jun 2017

    Your healthcare team may include a doctor, dentist, pharmacist, medical specialists, allied health professionals and complementary medicine practitioners...

  4. Second opinions

    28 Feb 2017

    You have the right to ask a doctor for a second opinion if you are unsure about your doctor's suggested medical treatment or a diagnosis...

  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. Making healthcare decisions for someone else

    12 Mar 2018

    Family members may be involved in making healthcare decisions for you if you are unable to make decisions and it is not a medical emergency...

  7. Support groups

    07 Dec 2016

    Support groups offer valuable advice and support and give you the chance to share information with others in a similar situation to you...

  8. Safe medication use

    22 Jun 2017 Safe medication use

    Find out how to use medication properly, so you can avoid problems such as unwanted effects and other adverse reactions...

  9. Healthcare system in Victoria

    04 Apr 2016

    The Victorian healthcare system comprises a wide range of health professionals working alongside one another to provide medical and health services...

  10. Healthcare decision-making – options, benefits and risks

    11 Mar 2018 Healthcare decision-making – options, benefits and risks

    Ask a doctor and research health information when making a health decision. This will include the cost, timing and regularity of medical treatment...