Health Justice Partnerships

We know that people are almost twice as likely to ask a health and welfare professional for legal advice as they are to speak with a lawyer. Legal issues are often at the root of someone’s health, financial or social problem and they can make those problems worse.

That is why we have become a leader in the development of health justice partnerships in Victoria.

Through these partnerships, we provide free legal information, advice and referrals for patients on-site at the following hospitals:

For more information about our health justice partnerships, contact Maie Gibney, Senior Lawyer on maie.gibney@imcl.org.au or 9328 1885.

We recently evaluated our Health Justice Partnerships and the benefits it provides to the coordination of care for vulnerable patients. You can read our report here.

You can also stay up-to-date on our health justice partnership work on our news page