TOPIC: Patient safety

The tragic cost of inadequate suicide prevention: Sabrina’s story

The tragic cost of inadequate suicide prevention: Sabrina’s story

The year Sabrina died, she was one of 3,000 Australians who died by suicide. Her story highlights the devastating cost of inadequate prevention and the importance of better coordinated support and services for people struggling with mental illness.

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Medical injury claim for negligent medical treatment

Medical injury claim for negligent medical treatment

When something goes wrong with your medical treatment, it can have a devastating effect on you and your family.

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Getting the best result from a post-treatment hospital meeting

Getting the best result from a post-treatment hospital meeting

After hospital treatment, you can discuss the outcome with your providers. See our guide to getting the most out of your post-hospital treatment meeting.

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My Health Record: what to do if you missed the opt out deadline

My Health Record: what to do if you missed the opt out deadline

If you missed the 'My Health Record' opt-out deadline of 31 January 2019, you can permanently delete your health record at any time. Find out how here.

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Road rights

5 things cyclists want car drivers to know

Bicycles are legally recognised as a vehicle on the road, meaning cyclists enjoy the same rights to use public roads as other road users.

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Asbestos

We need to talk about silicosis

Respiratory disease silicosis poses a threat to a new generation of Aussie workers.

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Wills & estates

Everything you should know about DIY wills

DIY Wills seems like an easy option, however there are common mistakes that people make which can cause the Will to be invalid. Learn more about Wills here.

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