Scarlet fever is a bacterial throat infection that usually affects primary school-aged children. Find out about its symptoms as well as treatments and preventions.
Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM)
Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM), also called amoebic meningitis, is a rare, but serious disease that leads to inflammation of the brain.
Liver cancer is one of the top 10 causes of cancer deaths in Australia. Learn more here about liver cancer and the different types and treatments.
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.
Lymphoedema is a swelling in the body’s soft tissue due to fluid building up in the lymphatic system. Its causes include radiotherapy, injury or a faulty gene.
What is a podiatrist?
Podiatrists are experts in foot and ankle health. They can help to prevent and treat a wide range of conditions. Learn more about what a podiatrist does and how to find one.
Erythromelalgia is a rare skin condition which causes a burning pain, heat and red skin usually on the hands or feet. You can read more about about erythromelalgia on our trusted partner pages.
Primary bone cancer, which begins in the bones, is rare. But many other cancers, such as lung or breast cancer, can then spread to the bones.
Australia’s healthcare system
The Australian healthcare system can sometimes seem confusing. This information will help you understand the types of service available.
Buruli ulcer is a bacterial disease that can lead to severe skin and limb damage if left untreated. Recognise the symptoms and find out where it has been reported.