respiratory health

Respiratory Health

Funding to improve those with allergies

The Government will invest more than half a million dollars in projects to improve the lives of Australians who live with allergies. Projects include development of standardised food allergy content to be included in all accredited food hygiene courses and the development of online resources for teens and young adults with allergies to share their experiences. Read more...

Start the conversation: Smoking cessation project

Start the conversation forms part of the larger Supporting Patients to be Smokefree Project. It aims to ensure all people who access the Victorian health system are asked about their smoking and offered support to quit.

News: 2018 National Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program

May 2018. Find out the key facts you should know about influenza vaccination in 2018, including resources and information from the Department of Health, ATAGI and the TGA.

Quit Now

Australian Government Department of Health Smoking Cessation information page. Includes links to all state and territory campaigns and resources.

Asthma & the Over 65s information paper

This information paper outlines the importance of considering the possibility of adult-onset asthma in people aged 65 years and over with dyspnoea, wheeze or cough, even if they have no previous diagnosis of asthma.

News: Are you ready for winter's woes?

April 2018. Winter is on the way. It’s the season most associated with the hardship of illness such as influenza. Influenza or 'the flu' as it is commonly called, is usually identified as a mild illness, but for children under five years of age, pregnant women, and people over the age of 65 it can be severe and occasionally fatal.

What's new in asthma management

This webinar will look at new medications, devices and management strategies including how best to use the current MBS item numbers available for asthma and respiratory management in general practice.

CD and Mental Health Symposium 2016

A package of video presentations taken from the Chronic Disease and Mental Health Symposium 2016. Consists of: 11 x presentations

Asthma fundamentals for primary health care nurses

This course has been designed to provide you with the skills to effectively identify potential asthma in your patients, and will outline the key steps necessary in diagnosis and ongoing management.

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