Making decisions about health care

Making decisions about health care

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We all have to make decisions about our health and the care we want for ourselves and people we care about. Some of these decisions are part of everyday life. Other health decisions can be very difficult and we may need to make them when we are unwell, tired or under stress. The information in this section aims to help you make those difficult decisions. This includes:

The right health care decision is the one that is right for you. This means it aligns with your values, priorities and life circumstances. You can expect the health care professionals who treat you to help you understand your options so that you can make decisions you are comfortable with. You can also learn more about the issues you may encounter, and build your confidence to ask questions and get information to help.

Last Updated on 21 December, 2020.