Multicultural and Health Diversity

Tasmanian Health Service - North West Region

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Multicultural health information for the public

Tasmanian Health Service - North West Region is committed to improving and maintaining the health and well being of multicultural communities, families and individuals in Tasmania.

Here you will find information about the system and services, translated health information resources, and information about organisations.

North West Multicultural service

The focus of the North West Multicultural Liaison Officer (MLO) is to:

  • improve access for people of diverse needs to services
  • facilitate the provision of culturally sensitive and appropriate services to patients of diverse needs. Provide support, advocacy and referral for patients and their carers
  • develop and facilitate cultural awareness for hospital health care providers
  • promote knowledge and understanding
  • promote effective communication
  • monitor policies and practices.

The Multicultural Liaison Officer for the North West can be contacted by phone (03) 6478 5318 or mobile: 0409 762 030

Health care rights and safety

Tasmanian Health Service - North West Region has a strong commitment to a patient-centred healthcare system.

On this page you will find information about your rights and responsibilities as a patient in a North West facility.

You will also find information and tips to help you to be more involved in your health care and to help you to work in partnership with your health care provider for safer health care.


Translated information about health care rights and safety

Title

Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights

Description

Sets out the rights and responsibilities of patients in Tasmanian Health Organisation - North West public facilities.

Languages

English

Dutch

Macedonian

Spanish

 

Arabic

German

Maltese

Tagalog

 

Chinese (simplified)

Greek

Polish

Vietnamese

 

Chinese (traditional)

Hungarian

Russian

 
 

Croatian

Italian

Serbian

 

Title

Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights - A Guide for patients, consumers, carers and  families

Description

A guide to the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights for patients, consumers, carers and families.

Languages

English

Dutch

Spanish

 

Arabic

German

Maltese

Tagalog

 

Chinese (simplified)

Greek

Polish

Vietnamese

 

Chinese (traditional)

Hungarian

Russian

 
 

Croatian

Italian

Serbian

 

Feedback

Do you have any comments about our service? Your feedback is very important to us and helps to improve the services we provide. If you have any feedback, please contact our Feedback Hotline on 1800 062 322. Alternatively, you can email us at suggestions@dhhs.tas.gov.au