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NSW Health

NSW Health is committed to providing the best patient-centred health services possible, and to the goals of protecting and improving the health of the people of NSW.

NSW Health promotes a culture which reflects their core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.

For information about public health in NSW, health services and key initiatives visit their website.

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Last reviewed: October 2014

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Environmental Health

The Environmental Health Branch works in collaboration with the Public Health Network which is a network of 16 Public Health Units, each with a dedicated environmental health section.

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Hendra virus monitoring (contacts factsheet)

This fact sheet is specifically for people who have been exposed to a horse or human infected with Hendra virus. Please read the general Hendra virus fact sheet first.

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Maternity - Rh (D) Immunoglobulin (Anti D) - NSW Health

Maternity - Rh (D) Immunoglobulin (Anti D) , This guideline provides direction to NSW maternity service providers, emergency departments and general practitioners regarding the use of Rh (D) Immunoglobulin (Anti-D).

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Child and family health: Frequently asked questions - Maternal Child & Family Health

HomeKids and FamiliesMaternal Child & Family HealthChild and family health: Frequently asked questions

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Sexual Health Plus

The Sexual Health Plus provides information on NSW Health strategies, reports, services, policy directives and guidelines; as well as national research, policies and agencies relating to STIs and BBVs

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Maternity - Management of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy - NSW Health

Maternity - Management of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy , All NSW Public Health Organisations providing maternity services and/or emergency department services must have clinical practice guidelines and protocols for the management of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy based on this policy directive.

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Japanese Encephalitis

Japanese encephalitis is a rare but serious infection of the brain caused by a virus that is transmitted through mosquito bites. It occurs in many parts of Asia.

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Thinking of having a baby

New mothers often receive a great deal of advice from family and friends or from sources such as the internet. Although well meaning, this advice can be misleading and sometimes risky.

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Child Safety

The NSW campaign, Kids Dont Fly prevent falls from windows and balconies, provides information to parents and carers on simple, effective and simple to protect children from falling from windows and balconies.

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Poliomyelitis

Polio is a highly infectious viral disease that can cause paralysis and death. Immunisation has dramatically reduced the incidence of polio but it still exists in some developing countries.

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