Information on blood disorders, plus links to trusted resources.
This inherited blood disorder prevents someone from making enough healthy haemoglobin to carry oxygen around the body, but it may not need treatment.
Blood coagulation disorders
Trusted information about blood coagulation disorders from leading Australian health organisations, including links to haemophilia.
Blood platelet disorders
Trusted information about blood platelet disorders from leading Australian health organisations, including links to thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.
Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)
Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a blood disorder that increases the risk of developing blood clots or having problems during pregnancy. Learn more here.
What is a haematologist?
A haematologist is a specialist doctor who treats conditions that affect the blood – such as leukaemia and haemophilia – and the organs that make the blood.
Trusted information about bleeding disorders from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on women with bleeding disorders.
Full blood count
A full blood count is a common blood test for general health, which can also provide information about a range of conditions.
Diagnosis of eating disorders
To diagnose an eating disorder, a doctor will need to assess your condition before referring you to the services you will need for recovery.
Stroke prevention through medicines and surgery
Medical treatments to prevent stroke include surgery on the carotid arteries and medication to reduce blood pressure or clotting. Find out more here.