Proper Communication Key To Dealing With Older Patients


CEO Chris Grice encourages medical practitioners, to avoid possible breakdowns in communication, take extra-time to ensure older patients understand their diagnosis and treatment options. This message follows a consultation at a Goulburn hospital during which a 90 year-old patient was allegedly refused surgery because of her age, as covered by ACA here: A Current Affair: Great-grandma claims she was refused surgery for being ‘too old’ (

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