You can find many useful resources online, but not all websites are reliable. These websites are good sources of support and information:
|Cancer Council Australia||cancer.org.au|
|Optimal Care Pathways||cancerpathways.org.au|
|Australian Commission on Safety and Quality of Health Care||safetyandquality.gov.au|
|Department of Health||health.gov.au|
|Department of Human Services||humanservices.gov.au|
|My Health Record||myhealthrecord.gov.au|
|Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme||pbs.gov.au|
Regulatory and complaints organisations
|Australian Financial Complaints Authority||afca.org.au|
|Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency||ahpra.gov.au|
|Australian Human Rights Commission||humanrights.gov.au|
|Fair Work Commission||www.fwc.gov.au|
|Fair Work Ombudsman||fairwork.gov.au|
|Office of the Australian Information Commissioner||oaic.gov.au|
Toni Ashmore, Cancer and Ambulatory Services, Canberra Health Services, ACT; Baker McKenzie, Pro Bono Legal Adviser, NSW; Marion Bamblett, Acting Nurse Unit Manager, Cancer Centre, South Metropolitan Health Service, Fiona Stanley Hospital, WA; David Briggs, Consumer; Naomi Catchpole, Social Worker, Metro South Health, Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD; Tarishi Desai, Legal Research Officer, McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer, VIC; Kathryn Dwan, Manager, Policy and Research, Health Care Consumers Association, ACT; Hayley Jones, Manager, Treatment and Supportive Care, McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer, VIC; Victoria Lear, Cancer Care Coordinator, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, QLD; Deb Roffe, 13 11 20 Consultant, Cancer Council SA; Michelle Smerdon, National Pro Bono Manager, Cancer Council NSW.
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