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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Clinicians Health Channel
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Clinicians Health Channel
Web address:http://www.health.vic.gov.au/clinicians/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct126251
Date of initial review: 22 Jul 2002
Validity of certificate10 Jun 2011 - Jun 2013
Date of last visit18 Jun 2011

This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

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1. Information must be authoritative
The Clinicians Health Channel is a gateway to a variety of evidence based resources. The site is managed by EBSCO and the principal author of the site is the department. Dr Paul Ireland is the department staff member responsible for the Clinicians Health Channel. Dr Ireland has a research background in nutritional epidemiology, cancer control and clinical practice improvement, his qualifications include a Bachelor of Science (Hons), Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy.
  (10 Jun 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
What we do
The department’s core objective is to achieve the best health and wellbeing for all Victorians. This is accomplished through planning, policy development, funding and regulation of health service providers and activities which promote and protect Victorians’ health, including:

•health care services provided through the public hospital system, community health services, ambulance services, dental services and public mental health, drug and alcohol services
•residential and community care for older people, support and assistance to enable people to function i...
  (10 Feb 2011) - Link

Audience:
The department’s core objective is to achieve the best health and wellbeing for all Victorians. This is accomplished through planning, policy development, funding and regulation of health service providers and activities which promote and protect Victorians’ health, including:

•health care services provided through the public hospital system, community health services, ambulance services, dental services and public mental health, drug and alcohol services
•residential and community care for older people, support and assistance to enable people to function independently in t...
  (10 Feb 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
This website is provided for general information only. The State of Victoria does not represent or warrant that the content of this website is accurate, authentic or complete or that the information contained in this website is suitable for your needs. You must not rely on this website as a statement of government policy, except where clearly stated. You should assess whether the information is accurate, authentic or complete and where appropriate, seek independent professional advice.
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3. Confidentiality
Use and disclosure of your personal information
Where we collect personal information from you via our website, a privacy disclaimer will indicate which third parties we might share your information with (if any). In addition to providing our services to you and carrying out your requests, we may use or disclose personal information that we collect about you for purposes including the following:

•for the purpose that we have collected the information;
•purposes related to our research, planning, product and service development, security and testing;
•purposes co...
  (10 Feb 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Download document
Pertussis epidemic - Chief Health Officer Advisory for health professionals - 28 January 2011 (43kb, pdf)


Pertussis epidemic - Chief Health Officer Advisory for health professionals - 28 January 2011 (341kb, MS Word)
  (10 Feb 2011) - Link

Last updated: 4 February, 2011
  (10 Feb 2011) - Link

5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
For information relating to this page contact us.
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Copyright
© State of Victoria 2006.

Copyright in this website (including content and design) is owned by the State of Victoria or used under licence.
  (10 Feb 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
The Clinicians Health Channel does not host any form of advertisement.
  (10 Jun 2011) - Link

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