Be your own health advocate says Bega Valley woman sick of 'getting the brush off'

Ellouise Bailey
Updated November 3 2022 - 9:57am, first published October 26 2022 - 4:30pm
Critical care nurse and patient advocate Kate Hoskin says gender or age biases can impact treatment given to patients in healthcare settings. Picture supplied
Critical care nurse and patient advocate Kate Hoskin says gender or age biases can impact treatment given to patients in healthcare settings. Picture supplied

Eden woman Michelle Dobrogosz, 64, says she's got to pick her battles when seeking medical treatment, worried she'll be "given the brush off" by healthcare professionals.

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Ellouise Bailey

Ellouise Bailey

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Queensland Country Life reporter based in Rockhampton and reporting on agriculture in the central Queensland region. Got a story? Get in touch: 0447 477 399 or email ellouise.bailey@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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