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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.

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What is a referral?

A referral is a letter from a doctor, asking a specialist (or other health professional) for a diagnosis or treatment. If you see the specialist without a referral, Medicare will not cover any of your costs.

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What is an endocrinologist?

Endocrinologist is a specialist who treats people with conditions caused by problems with hormones. Learn how to find an endocrinologist and what to ask before your appointment.

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What is a radiographer? What is a radiologist?

Radiographers and radiologists are medical professionals who work with imaging technologies to help diagnose injuries and diseases. Find out more about both professions and the different roles they play.

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What do paediatricians do?

Paediatricians diagnose, treat and provide care for babies, kids and teenagers. They deal with illnesses and children’s physical, mental and behavioural development.

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What is a urologist?

Urologists are surgeons who specialise in treating problems of the kidneys, bladder, urethra and adrenal glands in men, women and children.

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Psoriatic arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis is a condition that affects joints and skin. You can find out more by reading our trusted partner pages.

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Gender dysphoria

Gender dysphoria is the discomfort a person feels because their biological sex doesn’t match their sense of their own gender identity. There are, however, resources to support people who are experiencing gender dysphoria. Find out more here.

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CT scans - information for parents and carers

Providing parents and carers with information about CT scans.

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Hay fever treatments

The correct drugs and treatments can be effective in reducing your symptoms. Find out what tratments and medication are available for hay fever.

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