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Queensland Health

Queensland Health is an organisation committed to providing services aimed at achieving good health and well-being for all Queenslanders.

Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs

Helplines for practical health advice and assistance:

  • Call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84). Check the website for more details
  • Seniors Enquiry Line: phone 1300 135 500 (For interstate callers please call 07 3867 2500). For the cost of a local call, Seniors Enquiry Line gives Queensland seniors, their family, friends, grandparents and carers access to information on topics of interest to seniors.

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Last reviewed: February 2024

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Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis Category: Infections and Parasites Topic: Bacterial Infections Send by email View as PDF Send by post Leptospirosis is a disease that is caused by a number of different bacteria called Leptospira

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Barmah Forest Virus

Barmah Forest Virus Category: Infections and Parasites Topic: Viral Infections Send by email View as PDF Send by post Barmah Forest virus is the name given to a virus that is carried by mosquitoes

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Box jellyfish

Box jellyfish, commonly called stingers in northern Australia, are found from October to May in coastal waters off tropical Australia, from Bundaberg in Queensland to Geraldton in Western Australia.

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Irukandji jellyfish

The Irukandji jellyfish is a small jellyfish approximately two centimetres in diameter, making it difficult for swimmers to notice in the water.

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Craniosynostosis fact sheet | Children’s Health Queensland

Children's health information fact sheet about craniosynostosis.

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Foreign body in the nose - Emergency management in children

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Bats and human health | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government

Bats and flying foxes may carry bacteria and viruses which can be harmful to humans but the risk of infection is low.

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Bites and stings | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government

11 of the worlds 12 most poisonous snakes live in Australia. Although relatively few bites and stings are seriously dangerous to humans, it may be difficult to distinguish which bites and stings are serious from those which are not. Basic first aid procedures should be applied in all circumstances followed promptly by appropriate medical treatment.

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Nosebleed (epistaxis) fact sheet | Children’s Health Queensland

Children's health information fact sheet about nosebleeds (epistaxis).

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Listeria | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government

Information about the risks associated with Listeria and provides advice in relation to food with a high risk of Listeria contamination.

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