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Endo Wise looks at the common but under-recognised chronic disease endometriosis. Eight women share their personal experiences with endo, from symptoms to diagnosis, and management of the condition.
Have you been diagnosed with endometriosis and want to know your treatment options? This article in The Conversation discusses evidence-based information about endometriosis, to help you make more informed decisions about how to manage your condition
This tool, developed by Safer Care Victoria, will assist general practitioners in identifying complications and supporting women affected by transvaginal mesh. Transvaginal mesh is a medical product which has been used for over 15 years to treat pelvic organ prolapse and urinary stress incontinence. Some women have experienced serious and debilitating complications following such surgery.
This video, from national organisation Our Watch, delves into the alarming statistics, behaviours and attitudes that lead to violence against women and children
The Better Health Channel has released information on transvaginal mesh and reports of complications with this treatment in some women. Learn about transvaginal mesh including alternative treatment options and where to get help if you’re experiencing complications.
These online learning modules, released by NPS MedicineWise, aim to prepare health professionals for the implementation of the renewed National Cervical Screening Program, occurring from 1 December 2017.
Osteoporosis Australia and RACGP have released a new guideline, designed to provide clear, up-to-date and evidence-based recommendations to assist GPs and other health professionals in managing older patients with osteoporosis.
These resources from the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care provide guidance to health professionals on delivering appropriate care to women with heavy menstrual bleeding. They include the Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Care Clinical Care Standard as well as a health professional fact sheet and resources for your patients and clients.
There are different ways to manage heavy menstrual bleeding. This fact sheet from the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care describes the care you should be offered if you have heavy menstrual bleeding. You can use this information to help you make informed decisions in partnership with your doctor.
This guide for health professionals from PapScreen Victoria provides information on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer (LGBTIQ) people and cervical screening.
This bone health self-assessment tool is designed to help all adults (but especially those over 50) understand their risk of bone fracture. It is an online questionnaire that provides a simple report you can take to your doctor for further review if needed.
Osteoporosis Australia is a national not-for-profit organisation responsible for providing osteoporosis (bone thinning) information and services to the community and health professionals.
Foods That Do Good is a website that provides health professionals with easy-to-access, holistic and evidence-based nutrition information that will help Australians understand how to work towards better health through a balanced diet. The site is curated by Dairy Australia with input from qualified health professionals.
In this video from the International Menopause Society, Professor Susan Davis discusses the basics of hormone replacement therapy (HRT).
Professor Rod Baber discusses the safety of menopausal hormone therapy in this video produced by the International Menopause Society.
Our Watch has been established to drive nation-wide change in the culture, behaviours and attitudes that lead to violence against women and children
A national counselling helpline and support service for information on sexual assault, family violence or violence against women. Call 1800 737 732