HIV infection and AIDS
Today, people with HIV are unlikely to develop AIDS if they get effective treatment. Here’s what to do if you think you might have been exposed.
A hearing aid is a small electronic device to help people hear better. Learn more about the different types of hearing aids and where and how to get hearing aids.
First aid basics
First aid covers how to help an injured or sick person in the first minutes after the event. Learn about the DRSABCD action plan and where to learn first aid.
First aid kits
An organised and properly stocked first aid kit can give you peace of mind in a medical emergency.
Memory aids in the home and dementia
Trusted information about dementia and memory aids in the home, including how to help the person with dementia feel safe, comfortable and independent
HIV and AIDS medication (antiretrovirals)
Medications used to fight HIV are called antiretrovirals. They work to stop the virus multiplying and help protect the immune system from damage caused by HIV.
It can be difficult to know if a sting from a plant is dangerous or not. This article explains the best first aid treatment depending on the plant involved.
Many chemicals can cause serious burns to the skin and a chemical burn should be treated as a medical emergency. Learn how to do first aid while awaiting help.
Bitten by a spider? Not sure what to do? This article explains the best first aid treatment depending on the type of spider involved.
Sprains and strains
Trusted information about sprains and strains from leading Australian health organisations, including links to first aids for sprains and strains.