Aboriginal patients have different experience of hospital, especially in country

SMH, 10 August 2016
Author: Harriet Alexander
“A report on Aboriginal people’s perceptions of the NSW hospital system showed a gulf between their experiences and those of non-Aboriginal people in several key measures, which were more pronounced in rural hospitals. Aboriginal patients were particularly lukewarm on the quality of their communications with clinical staff, whether they had enough privacy when discussing their treatment and whether appropriate arrangements were made for their discharge.”
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