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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 17 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: October 2014

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'Mad cow disease' - why you can't donate blood, breast milk and tissues | Queensland Health

People who lived in the UK for six months or more between 1980 and 1996 are ineligible to donate blood, breast milk and tissues in Australia.

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Potassium in vegetables

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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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What is a mental health care plan and how do I get one? | Queensland Health

Learn what a mental health care plan is and how consumers can access a care plan.

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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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Creutzfeldt - Jakob Disease

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare degenerative disease that affects brain tissue in humans.

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Hepatitis C

Hepatitis is a disease or inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis C infection is caused by the hepatitis c virus which is transmitted through blood to blood contact.

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