Certificate of compliance


is in compliance with the HONcode

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12 Years

Certificate validity: 23 Nov 2017 - Nov 2018

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

06 Oct 2005

Certificate validity:

23 Nov 2017 - Nov 2018

Date of last visit:

06 Feb 2018
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

National Advisory Group

(04 Oct 2017) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

Forums and other modes of online communication on the CareSearch website, for example interact chat rooms, may be conducted via a moderator who can stop or edit the information being shared. We may appoint a moderator with appropriate expertise to monitor the quality of the information which is on the forum. This will ensure it is consistent with our overall goal of promoting evidence-based palliative care.

(04 Oct 2017) - Link

In addition, the Information is necessarily of a general nature, and health professionals should use their best clinical judgement in the way in which it is used. Individuals should seek professional medical care and advice as required.

(04 Oct 2017) - Link


(23 Nov 2017) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

Disclaimer: Any messages you post will stay available to the public for as long as this discussion board is online on the CareSearch website. Please post carefully, as once you have posted your message it is here to stay. We will not edit the content of any posts unless it does not conform to these guidelines. If we edit a post and you do not like the changes, we will delete the post at your request.

(04 Oct 2017) - Link

The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

(04 Oct 2017) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

All platform users should give source information for the health/medical information when it is not personal experience or general knowledge. Personal experience is any symptom, test, treatment etc. that the person or a close family member has undergone himself/herself. All statements about statistics, data, studies and new advancement in medicine should have trustworthy sources.

(23 Nov 2017) - Link

Last updated 17 January 2017

(04 Oct 2017) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

Contact CareSearch

(04 Oct 2017) - Link

CareSearch is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health. The funding is provided to enable the provision of evdience based palliative care information and materials to health professionals and health consumers. The funder does not influence editorial policies or quality processes.

(23 Nov 2017) - Link

On the CareSearch website, we may provide links to a number of other websites. The inclusion of these links does not mean that they or their information, products, or services are endorsed or recommended by us. We do not exercise any control over the content on these websites, and you are subject to that website's privacy policy when you leave our website. We do not endorse, and will not be liable for the content or use of adapted products that are incorporated on other websites. We are not responsible for the use of a link where a commercial charge applies. Individual users are responsible for any charges that their use may incur. [...]

We do not accept paid advertising.

(04 Oct 2017) - Link

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The HONcode's significance

The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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