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A national counselling helpline and support service for information on sexual assault, family violence or violence against women. Call 1800 737 732
This article from the Australian Continence Foundation’s publication, discusses healthy water intake – how much is enough, and the dangers of drinking too much.
This guide for health professionals from PapScreen Victoria provides information on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer (LGBTIQ) people and cervical screening.
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.
This webinar is presented by Women’s Health Queensland Wide and covers the symptoms and management of pelvic pain (including pain associated endometriosis) for women.
This Australian Financial Review article, written by Jill Margo, discusses the experience of menopause saying that “Menopause can be tough, but women facing it now cut a different figure from that of a generation ago”.
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.
This heart attack action plan is a great poster to have on display at work or at home. Produced by the Australian Heart Foundation, it details step-by-step the actions you should take if you suspect you are having a heart attack.
This is a informative fact sheet from the Australian Heart Foundation that can teach you how to recognise the warning signs of a heart attack.
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.
Professor Rod Baber discusses the safety of menopausal hormone therapy in this video produced by the International Menopause Society.
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.
This video, from national organisation Our Watch, delves into the alarming statistics, behaviours and attitudes that lead to violence against women and children
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.
Our Watch has been established to drive nation-wide change in the culture, behaviours and attitudes that lead to violence against women and children
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.
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.
In this video from the International Menopause Society, Professor Susan Davis discusses the basics of hormone replacement therapy (HRT).