Patient First

What is Patient First?

The Patient First program helps you to understand important aspects of your health care, before, during and after your hospital stay. It includes information on the following topics:

  • Knowing your rights and responsibilities
  • Knowing that your health care is safe
  • Making the right decisions for you
  • Safe use of medicines
  • Preventing falls, pressure sores and infections
  • Recovering well
  • Being prepared to go home

The Patient First program includes the following resources:

Ask for a booklet from your health professional or visit the HealthyWA website for more information

Only have 2 mins? Watch the Patient Safety Video here!