The Top tips for safe health care is designed to help consumers, their families, carers and other support people get the most out of their health care.
It is available in a booklet that provides practical advice on:
Question Builder is a free web-based tool to help you prepare for a visit to the doctor. The tool enables you to build a list of questions that you would like to ask your doctor, and consider questions your doctor might ask you. This list of questions can then be printed or emailed to a phone/device for use during your appointment.
Everyone who is seeking or receiving care in the Australian health system has certain rights regarding the nature of that care. These are described in the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights. The rights included in the Charter relate to access, safety, respect, communication, participation, privacy and comment.