Primary health networks (PHNs)
Primary health networks (PHNs) were set up to improve patient care and to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of patient care. Learn more about the role of PHNs.
Causes of ADHD
The causes of ADHD are not fully known. It is thought that genetic and environmental factors can interact, creating changes in brain development and function.
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Diagnosis of autism
Trusted information about autism, including diagnosis of autism from leading Australian health organisations.
Trusted information about lithium, including lithium side effects from leading Australian health organisations.
Living with peripheral vascular disease
If you have been diagnosed with peripheral vascular disease, discover ways to comfortably manage your daily life by reading the tips on this page.
Play with babies and toddlers
Information on playing with babies and toddlers including getting them involved, tips for playing, play ideas, toy safety, plus links to trusted resources.
Controlling coronary heart disease
If you are living with coronary heart disease, making healthy lifestyle choices can greatly reduce your risk of further heart problems. Find out more here.
Quit smoking – stop making excuses
Too late to quit smoking? Are you worried about putting on weight? This article lists excuses that smokers use to delay quitting, and provides tips on how to overcome them.
Endone is used to relieve moderate or severe pain, such as after surgery or an injury. It's safe to take it under the direction of a doctor. Here’s how to take it and possible side effects.