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The role of a nurse

Nurses work with people to help prevent disease, maintain health and treat any existing health problems. Find out more about what nurses do here.

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Maternity care in Australia

If you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, find out what care, support and services may be available to you in Australia.

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What is a referral?

A referral is a written request from your doctor or health professional to get expert help with diagnosis or treatment of your health problem.

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Getting the most out of your pharmacist

Pharmacists are qualified medicines experts who provide advice and counselling on products and general healthcare. Learn how community pharmacists can help you.

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Allied health

Allied health practitioners are trained professionals who are not doctors, dentists or nurses. Learn more about what these professionals do here.

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MS-2 Step (medical abortion medicine)

MS-2 Step is taken for medical abortion. It includes 2 medicines: mifepristone and misoprostol, which terminate (end) the pregnancy.

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Routine antenatal tests

During pregnancy, you'll be offered various blood tests and ultrasound scans. Find out what each test can tell you about you and your baby's health.

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a Chinese medicine treatment. Practitioners use needles to stimulate points in the body to help in the treatment of some conditions.

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Abortion

There are many reasons someone might choose to terminate a pregnancy. Counselling can help you understand your options. Learn about the process.

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Abortion - surgical and medical options

An abortion is a medical procedure that ends a pregnancy. If you decide to have an abortion, there are 2 options – surgical or medical.

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