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While St Vincents & Mater Health Sydney Limited trading as Mater Hospital Sydney endeavours to provide users of its website accurate and helpful information, this website is not a substitute for health and medical advice from a qualified health professional. Users of this website should always seek the advice of a qualified health professional with any questions they have regarding their health or a medical condition.

Mater Hospital Sydney regularly reviews the information on the website and includes links to some third party websites for your convenience. However, we do not warrant the accuracy, currency, quality, suitability, reliability or correctness of the information on our website and/or any third party websites. In addition Mater Hospital Sydney is not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of any third party website.

To the extent permitted by law, Mater Hospital Sydney excludes all liability for any loss or damage whatsoever (including consequential or incidental damage) and however arising (including due to negligence) that you may suffer, directly or indirectly, in connection with your use of the website (including the use of any links). In particular, we exclude all liability for any loss or damage that may result from your use of, or reliance upon, any information or material obtained from our website.

Health Information & Educational Resources Disclaimer

The information on the Mater Hospital Sydney website is not intended to be a substitute for professional clinical advice. Diagnosis and treatment of a clinical condition can only be undertaken by a qualified health professional. Users of this website should always seek the advice of a qualified health professional with any questions they have regarding their health or a medical condition.

While reasonable care has been taken in the preparation of this website, Mater Hospital Sydney provides these pages for information only. Mater Hospital Sydney does not warrant the accuracy, currency, reliability, suitability or correctness of any information or material contained on, referred to on or linked to the website and assumes no responsibility for any representation, implied or expressed, concerning the efficacy, appropriateness or suitability of any treatment or product. At any time a piece of information provided on or via the website may be incorrect or obsolete, particularly given the nature of the subject matter and continuous medical advances. The information and material set out in or referred to by this website is intended for use as a guide of a general nature only and may change over time, and may or may not be relevant to particular patients or circumstances.

You are encouraged to consult other sources in order to confirm the information contained in any of these pages. Regarding individuals, and in the event that medical treatment is required, please obtain professional, expert advice from a legally qualified and appropriately experienced medical practitioner. Some information and material on this website is directed to health professionals possessing appropriate qualifications and skills in ascertaining and discharging their professional (including legal) duties. None of the information and material is to be regarded as clinical advice and, in particular, is no substitute for a full examination and consideration of medical history to reach a diagnosis and treatment based on accepted clinical practices.