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Hospitalisation

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Courtney's experience going to hospital to help overcome depression | Depression | ReachOut Australia

After hospitalisation and medication, and with the help of her loved ones, Courtney put the 'black dog' that is depression in its place.

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What does palliative care cost? | Australian Government Department of Health

Most palliative care services are free, but there may be some costs associated with hospice and hospital care.

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Breastfeeding and hospitalisation | Australian Breastfeeding Association

IntroductionWhen a mother or her child needs hospital care, it is natural for her to worry whether breastfeeding will be affected. She may have questions about breastfeeding, expressing milk and sometimes even weaning. Mostly it is possible and better to keep going.

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Influenza vaccination during COVID-19 - FAQs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people | NCIRS

Influenza (flu) is a serious illness that can lead to hospitalisation or even death, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have a higher risk of serious disease

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Influenza and Children | Immunisation Coalition

Influenza is the leading cause of hospitalisation among Australian children under five. Vaccination is the most effective way of protecting them against influenza.

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Influenza-65 years and over | Immunisation Coalition

Influenza can cause serious complications and hospitalisation for people 65 years and older. Because of this free influenza vaccine is available to people 65 years and older.

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Heart Health | National Centre for Farmer Health

Australians living in rural and remote areas experience more cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, higher rates of CVD-related hospitalisation and are more likely to die of CVD than those in…

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Discharge from hospital - the options

Discharge planning is a process that involves the patient, carer, family and any staff involved in the patient's care. The aim of discharge planning is to ensure a safe and smooth discharge from hospital - whether to home, residential care or another location.

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Prepare to Care Hospital Program - Carers WA

The “Prepare to Care” Hospital Program provides information and support to those family members and friends who will be providing ongoing care to patients both during a hospital admission and following being discharged from hospital

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Hospital Stays and Food Allergy Management - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

IntroductionAn admission to hospital can be a confusing and frightening experience. This help sheet has been developed to assist you in preparing for this process, in particular for the management of your food allergy. Managing food allergies can be difficult, especially when a person has multiple food allergies or severe reactions to foods. Dont assume that hospitals are any better at catering for severe food allergies than any other food provider. Despite the increase in allergies, many h

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