Advance Care Planning
Advance care planning (ACP) is the process of thinking about and communicating with others about how you would like to be treated in the future, particularly if you cannot speak for yourself at the time. This may happen if you had a progressive condition like dementia or were too ill to communicate.
Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights
The Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights describes the rights of patients and other people using the Australian health system. These rights are essential to make sure that, wherever and whenever care is provided, itis of high quality and is safe. Information about your healthcare rights. The Charter is also available in 17 community languages including audio and Braille.
Patient Privacy Information
The privacy of your personal information is important to us at Canterbury Hospital. For information explaining howand why we collect personalinformation about you, how you can access your information and how your information may be used or disclosed by the health service.
A brochure about patient privacy information for carers can be found here.
My Hospitals Website
MyHospitals contains service and performance information for over 1,000 public and private hospitals. You can search by location or by hospital name to see hospital profiles and comparable performance results for measures such as surgery waiting times and access to emergency departments. To find out how Canterbury Hospital compares click here.