The Patient First program is a new Department of Health initiative aimed at enhancing consumer participation in health care.
The key messages of Patient First are included in a comprehensive booklet. The booklet contains 14 topics that will educate patients about how to be involved in all aspects of their health care. These topics include:
Patient First brochures and booklets are available in KEMH clinics and ward areas. Information can also be downloaded from www.health.wa.gov.au/safetyandquality.