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Public or private hospital

By Siena 007 . Created on 04 Sep, 2019
Lifestyle 145 votes | 14 Comments
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Lenv said 4 days ago
I can't afford private 🤷‍♂️
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Jules said a week ago
The public system is already paid for through your taxes and for people who can't afford the private system. You just have to wait on the waiting list and your operation might be canceled anyway. I had my 2 children both in public hospitals. My friend had hers in the private system and had to pay $8000 for 1st child and $5000 for the second because she had to pay for an Anesthetist to give her some pain relief!...
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braunhi said a week ago
Thanks Jules for your message. This is true what you say. Cancelling surgery can also happen in the private system. I per se have not had to pay for anything being in the private fund. I feel your friend was not informed correctly by her specialist as to the charges the anaesthetist would charge and the specialist as well. I would have looked around for one with no gap. In her case I would be very angry. Take...
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braunhi said a week ago
I have private cover. This gives me a choice of surgeon etc. We have been lucky so far as have not been out of pocket for any procedures we have had done. It is expensive I do agree however I like to have privacy when I am sick. Honestly do not know about the quality of nursing as I feel that both are equal in both public and private hospitals. I must say I feel for people that are on the waiting list in the pu...
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K13 said a week ago
ive been in both private and public hospitals and the care is no different. the only thing i find different is that in a private hospital i get a private room with my own bathroom. being in a shared ward is the only thing i dont like about being in a public hospital
Mr White said a week ago
I pay for private but most times it's in the public you go,
or use the public doctors anyway????
interesting on why we pay for private these day'szzzzzzz
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Carol said a week ago
I pay for private health insurance & when I have needed to be in hospital I find that being Private gives me that -- Privacy. If sick enough to be in there I do not want to socialize & hear others complaints. Don't get me wrong I have been in the Public system as a burns patient & they were marvelous. I also had a room & en suite to myself. Great care both ways.
Mrs said a week ago
I have used both at different times. And was happy with the service and attention I got in all cases. We have a choice of 2 hospitals in this WA country city. 1 of each type.
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Paul said a week ago
Getting older I took out Private 12 months ago. It can be more expensive than Public though if the surgeon charges above the MBS. Some Health Insurers have a list of surgeons who don't charge more.