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Strengthening the National Mental Health Commission

The report from the Deloitte Consulting’s independent review of the National Mental Health Commission was commissioned to help inform the Government’s actions to address its 2015 election commitment to "…strengthen the National Mental Health Commission, who will be charged with overseeing mental health reforms and providing direct advice to the Minister".

2017Current

Public Hospitals

While States and Territories are system managers of their public hospitals, the Commonwealth provides a significant contribution to the delivery of public hospital services.

2017Current

Department of Health Annual Report 2016-17

This page displays information on the 2016-17 Department of Health Annual Report.

2017Current

National Key Performance Indicators for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care - Data Validation Project Report - July 2017

The nKPI Data Validation Project Report outlines a review on the data processing performed to produce the national Key Performance Indicators (nKPIs).

2017Current

Australia’s Future Health Workforce – Dermatology report

This report outlines an analysis of the dermatology workforce and the results of updated supply and demand projections, as well as considering capacity and distribution for vocational training into the future.

2017Current

Evaluation of the Rheumatic Fever Strategy

Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF) and Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) are diseases of poverty, entirely preventable, and almost exclusively found in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Australia. An independent evaluation of the Australian Government’s Rheumatic Fever Strategy produced the following report.

2017Current

Evaluation of the My Health Record Participation Trials

2017Current

National Health Performance Authority Annual Report

Final Annual Report for the Period 1 July 2015 to 31 October 2016

2017Current

National Framework for Health Services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children and Families

2016Current

Pathology (Approved Collection Centres) Roundtable on Compliance – Boston Consulting Group Report of Roundtable held on 27 April 2016

2016Current

Australian Secondary School Students’ use of tobacco, alcohol, and over-the-counter and illicit substances in 2014

The Australian Secondary Students’ Alcohol and Drug survey (ASSAD) is a triennial national survey of students’ use of licit and illicit substances.

2016Current

Department of Health Annual Report 2015-16

2016Current

National Framework for Action to Promote Eye Health and Prevent Avoidable Blindness and Vision Loss – Third Progress Report to Australian Health Ministers covering the period 2011-2014 December 2015

This progress report covers the period 2011 to 2014.

2016Current

Department of Health Annual Report 2015-16

This page displays information on the 2015-16 Department of Health Annual Report.

2016Current

Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce - Interim Report to the Minister for Health

The Interim Report provides highlights on key areas identifed from the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce.

2016Current

Australia’s Future Health Workforce – Anaesthesia report

This report outlines an analysis of the anaesthesia workforce and the results of updated supply and demand projections, as well as considering capacity and distribution for vocational training into the future.

2016Current

Guidelines on the management of co-occurring alcohol and other drug and mental health conditions in alcohol and other drug treatment settings, 2nd edition

This document aims to provide alcohol and other drug (AOD) workers with up-to-date, evidence-based information on the management of comorbid mental health conditions in AOD treatment settings.

2016Current

Australian Government Response to the Review of Medicines and Medical Devices Regulation

2016Current

National Strategic Framework for Rural and Remote Health

This page contains infromation on the National Strategic Framework for Rural and Remote Health

2016Current

Australia’s Future Health Workforce – Psychiatry report

This report outlines an analysis of the psychiatry workforce and the results of updated supply and demand projections, as well as considering capacity and distribution for vocational training into the future.

2016Current

Medical Training Review Panel: nineteenth report

Every year the Medical Training Review Panel (MTRP) is required to produce a report on medical education and training in Australia.

2016Current

Our Enterprise Agreement 2016-19

The Department of Health (department) Enterprise Agreement 2016-19

2016Current

National Key Performance Indicators for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care: results from December 2014

This is the third national report on the national Key Performance Indicators (nKPIs) data collection.

2016Current

Stakeholder engagement framework

The stakeholder engagement framework represents the department's commitment to work effectively with its stakeholders, to listen and learn, and to continue to improve our performance.

2015Current

Australian Government Response to Contributing Lives, Thriving Communities - Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services

The Australian Government response to the Review aims to transform Commonwealth mental health funding and leadership over the next three years to achieve a more efficient, integrated and sustainable mental health system and to improve mental health service delivery for Australians.

2015Current

Online version of the 2014-15 Department of Health Annual Report

2015Current

Discussion Paper: Review of the Specialist Training Programme

On 19 March 2015, the Minister for Health, the Hon Sussan Ley MP, announced that a consultation process would begin about reforms to the Specialist Training Programme and the Emergency Medicine Programme to be implemented in 2017.

2015Current

2014-2015 Department of Health Annual Report

This page displays information on the 2014-2015 Department of Health Annual Report.

2015Current

Dementia - National Framework for Action, 2015-2019

This framework supports ongoing action in dementia care for governments, service providers, peak bodies and the broader community to work together to create accessible, seamless pathways to care in order to make a positive difference in the lives of people with dementia, their carers and families.

2015Current

National Framework for Action on Dementia 2015-2019

This framework supports ongoing action in dementia care for governments, service providers, peak bodies and the broader community to work together to create accessible, seamless pathways to care in order to make a positive difference in the lives of people with dementia, their carers and families.

2015Current

Recommendations for Clinical Care Guidelines on the Management of Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infection) in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Populations 2010

The Recommendations for Clinical Care Guidelines on the Management of Otitis Media is a resource to standardise treatment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

2015Current

The Mental health of children and adolescents

Report on the second Australian Child and Adolescent Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing.

2015Current

Tackling Indigenous Smoking and Healthy Lifestyle Programme Review 2014

The Tackling Indigenous Smoking and Healthy Lifestyle Programme Review was undertaken by the University of Canberra in 2014 to provide advice on how best to deliver effective, evidence based approaches to reducing chronic disease among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

2015Current

Implementation Plan for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013-2023

The Implementation Plan outlines the actions to be taken by the Australian Government, the Aboriginal community controlled health sector, and other key stakeholders to give effect to the vision, principles, priorities and strategies of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013-2023.

2015Current

Partners in Recovery annual report 2014-15

The second report from the Partners in Recovery (PIR) evaluation and monitoring project broadly focussed on early evidence of outcomes for clients as a result of PIR.

2015Current

Eating disorders

Eating disorders are abnormal patterns of eating and exercising that severely interfere with a person’s everyday life. This can include eating extremely small amounts of food or eating in an uncontrolled way. The person may also be very distressed, anxious or worried about food, body weight and appearance. The most common eating disorders are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder.

2015Current

Medical Training Review Panel: eighteenth report

Every year the Medical Training Review Panel (MTRP) is required to produce a report on medical education and training in Australia.

2015Current

Health Workforce Australia Annual Report

Health Workforce Australia Annual Report

2015Current

Joint Report on the Review of the National Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap in Indigenous Health Outcomes

This report provides a review of the effectiveness, efficiency and appropriateness of the National Partnership Agreement (NPA) on Closing the Gap in Indigenous Health Outcomes (2009-10 to 2011-12).

2015Current

The Baseline Report and the First Monitoring Report

These reports cover the first two years of Indigenous Chronic Disease Package (ICDP) implementation.

2015Current

ICDP National Monitoring and Evaluation

Information on the Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for the Indigenous Chronic Disease Package (ICDP).

2015Current

Indigenous Chronic Disease Package (ICDP) Sentinel Sites Project

The Sentinel Sites Evaluation measured changes in practice and other early outcomes linked to the ICDP.

2015Current

Visiting Optometrists Scheme (VOS)–Service Delivery Standards

The Service Delivery standard provides an overview of the funding arrangements provided to optometrists to deliver outreach eye care services to people living in regional, rural and remote locations of Australia, who do not have access to primary eye care services.

2015Current

Visiting Optometrists Scheme (VOS)–Grant Programme Guidelines

These guidelines provide an overview of the funding arrangements provided to optometrists to deliver outreach eye care services to people living in regional, rural and remote locations.

2015Current

Evaluation of the Child Health Check Initiative and the Expanding Health Service Delivery Initiative

This report provides findings and recommendations based on the evaluation of the Child Health Check Initiative (CHCI), and the Expanding Health Services Delivery Initiative (EHSDI) programs which form part of Closing the Gap: Northern Territory.

2015Current

National Key Performance Indicators Data Quality Review

This report reviews the data quality of the national key performance indicators which provide information on process of care and health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients of Commonwealth funded Aboriginal primary health care services.

2015Current

Ensuring National Capacity in Genomics-Guided Public Health Laboratory Surveillance

This page contains a report of the Public Health Laboratory Network (PHLN) expert advisory group on whole genome sequencing.

2015Current

Independent Expert Panel

Report on the Independent Expert Panel public consultation and advice to Government on the redesign of the General Practice Rural Incentives Program.

2015Current

Recommendations for a National CQI Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

This report provides advice to the Commonwealth Department of Health about the relevance and potential shape of a national framework for Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care (PHC).

2014Current

Nursing Workforce Sustainability - Improving Nurse Retention and Productivity report

The Nursing Workforce Sustainability: Improving Nurse Retention and Productivity report (the report) identifies opportunities for nationally co-ordinated actions that address education, immigration and service delivery models to generate improvement in the retention of nurses in the profession, and boost productivity.

2014Current

Australia’s Future Health Workforce – Oral Health reports

Australia’s Future Health Workforce - Oral Health reports provides the results of the oral health workforce planning projections.

2014Current

Australia’s Future Health Workforce – Nurses reports

Australia’s Future Health Workforce- Nurses reports present long-term, national workforce projections for nurses to 2030.

2014Current

Australia’s Future Health Workforce - Doctors report

Australia’s Future Health Workforce - Doctors report presents long-term, national workforce projections for doctors to 2030.

2014Current

Partners in Recovery evaluation and monitoring project: final annual report 2013-14

The first report from the Partners in Recovery (PIR) evaluation and monitoring project broadly focussed on programme establishment by the 48 PIR organisations during the first year of PIR.

2014Current

Indigenous Australians’ Health Programme (chronic disease activities)

On 1 July 2014, the Indigenous Australians’ Health Programme was established consolidating four existing funding streams including the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Chronic Disease Fund which had replaced the Indigenous Chronic Disease Package (ICDP). The majority of the original ICDP measures are continuing under the new programme.

2014Current

Review of after hours primary health care

This review considered the most appropriate and effective delivery mechanisms to support ongoing after hours primary health care services nationally.

2014Current

Online version of the 2013-14 Department of Health Annual Report

2014Current

2013-14 Department of Health Annual Report

This page displays information on the 2013-14 Department of Health Annual Report.

2014Current

Foodborne illness in Australia: Annual incidence circa 2010

This page contains information on foodborne illness in Australia.

2014Current

Healthy Bodies Need Healthy Drinks Resource Package

The Healthy Bodies Need Healthy Drinks resources promote healthy drink choices and discourage excessive consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

2014Current

Medical Training Review Panel: 17th

The Medical Training Review Panel (MTRP) 17th Report covers the three levels of medical training in Australia; providing data on all trainees in undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational training programs in 2013.

2014Current

Medical Training Review Panel: seventeenth report

The Medical Training Review Panel (MTRP) seventeenth report covers the three levels of medical training in Australia, presenting data on all trainees in undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational training programs in 2013.

2014Current

Review of Medicare Locals

The review provided independent advice on all aspects of a Medicare Local’s structure, operations and functions, as well as options for future directions.

2014Current

Accessible mental health services for people with an intellectual disability: a guide for providers

This guide has been developed as a practical framework for the development of accessible mental health services. It provides assistance to professionals and to services to improve access to high quality mental health care for people with an intellectual disability.

2014Current

ANDIAB2 2012: Quality Assurance of Patient Practices and Diabetes Centre Care

This document reports on ANDIAB2 2012, the third 'Education and Patient Self-care' focused diabetes data collection initiative conducted by the National Association of Diabetes Centres (NADC).

2014Current

Evaluation of suicide prevention activities

An assessment of activities funded under the National Suicide Prevention Program and selected elements of the Taking Action to Tackle Suicide package over the seven-year period from 2006-07 to 2012-13.

2014Current

Vaccine preventable diseases and vaccination coverage in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Australia 2006–2010

Vaccine preventable diseases and vaccination coverage in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2006 to 2010’ is the third in a series of reports published in Communicable Diseases Intelligence. It provides data on disease notifications, hospitalisations, deaths and childhood vaccinations, comparing rates in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous people. It identifies areas of success and improvement, and areas that need further attention.

2013Current

National practice standards for the mental health workforce 2013

These standards outline capabilities that all mental health professionals should achieve in their work. They are intended to complement discipline-specific practice standards or competencies of the professions of nursing, occupational therapy, psychiatry, psychology and social work.

2013Current

Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record System Operator: Annual Report 2012-2013

The Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) System Operator (Secretary of the Department of Health) has prepared an annual report for 2012-13 period in accordance with section 107 of the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records Act 2012. The report includes information on the operation and security of the PCEHR system, the volume of registration and use of the system, activities undertaken by the System Operator and the operation of the advisory committees - the Jurisdictional Advisory Committee and the Independent Advisory Council.

2013Current

Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record System Operator: Annual Report 2012-2013

The Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) System Operator (Secretary of the Department of Health) has prepared an annual report for 2012-13 period in accordance with section 107 of the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records Act 2012. The report includes information on the operation and security of the PCEHR system, the volume of registration and use of the system, activities undertaken by the System Operator and the operation of the advisory committees - the Jurisdictional Advisory Committee and the Independent Advisory Council.

2013Current

Healthcare Identifiers Act and Service Review - Final Report - June 2013

Section 35 of the Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010 (HI Act) requires that an independent review of the Healthcare Identifiers (HI) legislation and HI Service is conducted after two years of operation. The review was conducted by Ms Joanna Kelly.

The aim of the review was to ensure that the HI Act provides the regulatory support to enable the HI Service to operate efficiently and support the sharing of clinical information in practice.

2013Current

Requirements for Medical Pathology Services (First Edition 2013)

This document is intended to apply to all medical pathology testing.

2013Current

Practitioners' guide to recovery principles that support recovery-oriented mental health practice

Poster for practitioners.

2013Current

Practitioner guide to recovery principles that support recovery-oriented mental health practice: journey of hope and new beginnings

This guide provides some essential information and prompts for your day-to-day clinical work, whether you are working in a community or inpatient setting, with children, adults or older people.

2013Current

A National framework for recovery-oriented mental health services: guide for practitioners and providers

This document gives guidance to mental health practitioners and services on recovery-oriented practice and service delivery.

2013Current

Consumer and carer guide to recovery principles that support recovery-oriented mental health practice: journey of hope and new beginnings

Brochure for consumers and carers.

2013Current

National mental health report 2013

This report, the twelfth in the series, summarises the system level changes that have taken place in mental health between 1993 and 2011.

2013Current

2012-13 Department of Health and Ageing Annual Report

This page displays information on the 2012-13 Department of Health and Ageing Annual Report.

2013Current

Review of Australian Government Health Workforce Programs

This page contains the final report of the Review of Australian Government Health Workforce Programs (the Mason review), which was publicly released on 24 May 2013.

2013Current

Australian Government response to: Before it's too late: report on the inquiry into early intervention programs aimed at reducing youth suicide

Australian Government response to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health and Ageing's report on the inquiry into early intervention programs aimed at reducing youth suicide.

2013Current

Medical Training Review Panel: sixteenth report

The Medical Training Review Panel (MTRP) 16th Report covers the three levels of medical training in Australia; providing data on all trainees in undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational training programs in 2012.

2013Current

National mental health consumer experiences of care project

Development and evaluation of a Consumer Experiences of Care survey instrument suitable for use as a national standard.

2013Current

Review of Australian Government Health Workforce Programs

This page contains the final report of the Review of Australian Government Health Workforce Programs (the Mason review), which was publicly released on 24 May 2013.

2013Current

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide prevention strategy

The objective of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide prevention strategy is to reduce the cause, prevalence and impact of suicide on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, their families and communities.

2013Current

Medical Training Review Panel: sixteenth report

The Medical Training Review Panel (MTRP) 16th Report covers the three levels of medical training in Australia; providing data on all trainees in undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational training programs in 2012.

2013Current

Roadmap for national mental health reform

An outline of the reform directions that governments will take over the period 2012-2022.

2013Current

Strong Fathers Strong Families

This report is a descriptive analysis of the Strong Fathers Strong Families programme.

2013Historical

National Primary Health Care Strategic Framework

The National Primary Health Care Strategic Framework is a nationally agreed approach for the Commonwealth, states and territories to work in partnership to better integrate health care across care settings and to improve health outcomes for all Australians.

2013Current

National Maternity Services Plan: 2011-2012 annual report

Report on progress under the National Maternity Services Plan during the period 2011-12.

2013Current

Quality Use of Pathology Program (QUPP)

The Quality Use of Pathology Program is a national grants program for quality pathology initiatives that aims to improve health and economic outcomes from the use of pathology in health care, through the pursuit of better practice amongst requesters (or referrers) and providers of pathology services and knowledgeable and engaged consumers.

2012Current

Guiding principles for medication management in residential aged care facilities - A guide for residents and carers

The Guiding Principles for Medication Management in Residential Aged Care Facilities promote the safe, quality use of medicines and medication management in your aged care home. The Guiding Principles are published by the Australian Government and are based on evidence and advice from experts, providers and users of medicines in health and aged care services.

2012Current

Australian Government Response to the Report of the Senate Select committee on Men's Health

2012Current

Guiding principles for medication management in residential aged care facilities

The Guiding Principles for Medication Management in Residential Aged Care Facilities builds on previous editions of guidelines developed under Australia’s National Medicines Policy.1 The policy aims to meet Australia’s medication and related service needs, to achieve optimal health outcomes and economic objectives. One of the four central objectives of the policy is the Quality Use of Medicines (QUM).

2012Current

Evaluation of the GP Super Clinics Program 2007-2008

This evaluation considered the implementation, establishment and operations of the GP Super Clinics program from 2007-2008.

2012Current

Asbestos—A guide for householders and the general public—Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

This page contains frequently asked questions regarding the Asbestos Householders Guide.

2012Current

The Characteristics of culturally competent maternity care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women

This document identifies the characteristics of culturally competent maternity care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as required under action 2.2 of the National Maternity Services Plan.

2012Current

National Maternity Services Capability Framework

This document provides a rigorous methodology to assist in woman-centred maternity service planning and to improve risk management in maternity care.

2012Current

Requirements for the Medical Testing of Human Nucleic Acids (Second Edition 2013)

The Requirements for the Medical Testing of Human Nucleic Acids sets out the minimum requirements for the accreditation of laboratories performing human nucleic acid testing where the testing is in response to a request by or on behalf of a medical practitioner.

2012Current

National Breastfeeding Helpline Evaluation report

2012Current

Review of the effectiveness and validity of the operations of the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement (the Review)

Review of the effectiveness and validity of the operations of the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement

2012Current

National Maternity Services Plan: 2010-2011 annual report

This first annual report provides a summary of highlights, key achievements and discussion on progress since endorsement of the National Maternity Services Plan.

2012Current

E-mental health strategy for Australia

This strategy sets out a long term vision for developing an accessible, high quality and integrated e-mental health care system.

2012Current

Australian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years (Birth to 5 years): An Integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Sleep

A brochure containing the Guideline recommendations for the Early Years (Birth to 5 years) and supporting information.

2012Current

Medical Training Review Panel: fifteenth report

The fifteenth report of the Medical Training Review Panel (MTRP) covers the three levels of medical training in Australia, providing data on all trainees in undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational training programs in the last year, 2011.

2012Current

Asbestos—A guide for householders and the general public

This guide provides useful information to enable householders to sensibly and safely manage the risks arising from any occasional encounters with asbestos materials in and around their homes.

2012Current

Mental health statement of rights and responsibilities

This statement seeks to ensure that consumers, carers, support persons, service providers and the community are aware of relevant rights and responsibilities and can be confident in exercising them.

2012Current

Final Report of the Private Hospital Data Collection Review

An independent review of the Private Hospital Data Collection was conducted in 2011.

2012Current

National Maternity Services Plan: Implementation plan for the middle years 2012-13

A plan for implementing the National Maternity Services Plan during 2012-13.

2012Current

Medical Training Review Panel: fifteenth report

The fifteenth report of the Medical Training Review Panel (MTRP) covers the three levels of medical training in Australia, providing data on all trainees in undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational training programs in the last year, 2011.

2012Current

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013-2023

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan is an evidence-based policy framework designed to guide policies and programmes to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health over the next decade until 2023.

2012Current

Clinical practice guideline for the management of borderline personality disorder

This guideline will assist health professionals to diagnose, treat and manage borderline personality disorder in adolescents and adults, and will improve understanding and recognition of BPD in health services and the community.

2012Current

Final Report of National Advisory Council on Dental Health

Online and PDF versions of the Final Report of National Advisory Council on Dental Health.

2012Current

National survey of mental health literacy and stigma

Report on a national survey to assess whether there have been changes in recognition, treatment beliefs, stigmatising attitudes and other aspects of mental health literacy.

2011Current

MBS Use by Public Hospitals Report

This report was completed by Paxton Partners Pty Ltd, June 2011, and examines the use of the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) as a fee schedule for medical services by States and Territories.

2011Current

National Health Emergency Response Arrangements: November 2011

The AHPC, with the assistance of the Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA), has prepared the NatHealth Arrangements to articulate the strategic arrangements and mechanisms for the coordination of the Australian health sector in response to emergencies of national consequence.

2011Current

National Health Emergency Response Arrangements: November 2011

The AHPC, with the assistance of the Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA), has prepared the NatHealth Arrangements to articulate the strategic arrangements and mechanisms for the coordination of the Australian health sector in response to emergencies of national consequence.

2011Current

Fourth national mental health plan: first progress report of implementation activity January - December 2010

This report outlines the scope of work under way in the first year of implementation of the Fourth National Mental Health Plan.

2011Current

Response to the scoping study for a new peak national mental health consumer organisation

Australian Government response to the scoping study to inform the establishment of a new peak national mental health consumer organisation.

2011Current

People living with psychotic illness 2010

Report on the second Australian national survey of psychotic illness.

2011Current

Review of Australia’s Health Sector Response to Pandemic (H1N1) 2009: Lessons Identified

The Report is the result of extensive consultation with Australia’s domestic stakeholders to ensure it accurately reviews the health sector response to the 2009 pandemic.

2011Current

Commonwealth response to the Senate Community Affairs Committee Final Report 2009: National registration and accreditation scheme for doctors and other health workers

This document is the Commonwealth’s response to the Community Affairs Committee’s report on the impact of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (NRAS) on the training, accreditation and qualification of health workforce professionals.

2011Current

Our Enterprise Agreement 2011-14

The Department of Health and Ageing's (department) Enterprise Agreement 2011-14

2011Current

Use of tobacco, alcohol, and over-the-counter and illicit substances among Indigenous students participating in the Australian Secondary Students Alcohol and Drug Survey 2008

In addition to the main 2008 Australian Secondary Students Alcohol and Drug (ASSAD) Survey, students from an additional 19 schools from rural areas in Western Australia, Queensland, South Australia and the Northern Territory were surveyed. From the 400 schools surveyed as part of the 2008 ASSAD and ASSAD Extension, 1317 students identified themselves as Indigenous Australians. This report is based on data from this combined group of Indigenous students.

2011Current

Delirium Care Pathways

Produced by the HCOASC in 2006, the aim of the Delirium Care Pathways project was to build on the HCOASC Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Delirium in Older People, by developing pathways for patients/clients, carers and practitioners across care settings: (i) community; (ii) acute; and (iii) residential aged care facilities.

2011Current

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework monitors progress in Indigenous Australian health outcomes, health system performance and broader determinants of health.

2011Current

Using Mathematical Models to Assess Responses to an Outbreak of an Emerged Viral Respiratory Disease

This report was commissioned by the Department of Health and Ageing. It uses mathematical transmission models to evaluate the alternative interventions available for the control of an emerged pandemic of influenza.

2011Historical

Report to Parliament on barriers to generic medicines

Report to Parliament on barriers to generic medicines entering the market through the inappropriate use of intellectual property rights over product information

2011Current

Review of the impact of the new Medicare Levy Surcharge thresholds on public hospitals.

Reports by KPMG: Review of the impact of the new Medicare Levy Surcharge thresholds on public hospitals Year 1 Review Report 2010 and Review of the impact of the new Medicare Levy Surcharge thresholds on public hospitals Year 2 Review Report 2011.

2011Current

Central Australia Renal Study

The purpose of this study is to develop a range of feasible clinical service delivery models and care pathways to best meet (current and projected) needs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients from remote communities requiring dialysis in Central Australia.

2011Current

2011 Review into the Extended Medicare Safety Net

The Minister for Health and Ageing, the Hon Nicola Roxon has released the ‘Review of Capping Arrangements Report 2011’.

2011Current

Healthy Body Art

Healthy Body Art, pull-out brochure for consumers on healthy tattooing and piercing.

2011Current

Fourth national mental health plan: measurement strategy

This document describes the approach taken by the mental health sector to develop the performance indicators and targets of the Fourth National Mental Health Plan. It provides a high-level overview of the indicators and targets, details on indicator specifications, and planned developments.

2011Current

Health Workforce Fund

Flexible Fund Guidelines - Health Workforce Fund - January 2014

2011Current

Australian Government response to Review of cardiovascular disease programs

This response highlights commitment to reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease through targeted investment and through broader health reforms.

2011Current

Australian Government response to Review of cardiovascular disease programs

The Australian Government released its response to the Review of cardiovascular disease programs on 15 April 2011. The response highlights commitment to reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease through targeted investment and through broader health reforms.

2011Current

Using the enHealth Environmental Health Officer Skills and Knowledge Matrix

Using the enHealth Environmental Health Officer Skills and Knowledge Matrix is a companion guide to the enHealth Environmental Health Officer Skills and Knowledge Matrix, a document which provides a nationally agreed description of the skills and knowledge required to support the breadth of activities undertaken by EHOs. Using the enHealth Environmental Health Officer Skills and Knowledge Matrix looks at how the Matrix can be used in the workplace, across jurisdictions, and in the education and training sectors, and guides users through the various applications of the Matrix, including in the development of position descriptions.

2011Current

Using the enHealth Environmental Health Officer Skills and Knowledge Matrix

Using the enHealth Environmental Health Officer Skills and Knowledge Matrix is a companion guide to the enHealth Environmental Health Officer Skills and Knowledge Matrix, a document which provides a nationally agreed description of the skills and knowledge required to support the breadth of activities undertaken by EHOs. Using the enHealth Environmental Health Officer Skills and Knowledge Matrix looks at how the Matrix can be used in the workplace, across jurisdictions, and in the education and training sectors, and guides users through the various applications of the Matrix, including in the development of position descriptions.

2011Current

Guidance on use of rainwater tanks

Guidance on use of rainwater tanks consolidates the most up-to-date information and advice as a resource for both Environmental Health Officers and other professionals, and for those members of the public seeking detailed guidance.

2011Current

Medical Training Review Panel: Fourteenth Report

The fourteenth annual report of the Medical Training Review Panel (MTRP).

2011Current

National Maternity Services Plan

The National Maternity Services Plan recognises the importance of maternity services within the health system and provides a strategic national framework, as endorsed by state, territory and Commonwealth governments for the five year period 2010-2015.

2011Current

Regulatory Plan 2010-11

The Department of Health and Ageing's Regulatory Plan for 2010-11

2011Historical

Treatment service users (TSU) project: phase two

This project implemented consumer participation demonstration projects in a variety of drug treatment settings in Australia. It followed the phase one research project which recommended a series of priority actions to support education and training in relation to consumer participation.

2011Current

Evaluation of the Better Access to Psychiatrists, Psychologists and GPs through the Medicare Benefits Schedule initiative

This comprehensive evaluation assessed the overall appropriateness, effectiveness and impact of the Better Access initiative.

2011Current

Medical Training Review Panel: fourteenth report

The fourteenth report of the Medical Training Review Panel (MTRP) provides information on university, prevocational and vocational medical training places, applicants, trainees, examinations, new college fellows and total college fellows. For the first time data from the Medical Schools Outcomes Database (MSOD) has been included, providing further demographic and prior study information on medical students.

2011Current

Fourth National Hepatitis C Strategy 2014-2017

The Fourth National Hepatitis C Strategy 2014-2017 is one of five strategies aiming to reduce sexually transmissible infections (STI) and blood borne viruses (BBV), and the morbidity, mortality and personal and social impacts they cause.

2011Current

Report on the 2010 review of the Medicare provider number legislation

This report sets out details of the operation of the Medicare provider number legislation as reviewed in 2010.

2010Current

State & territory jurisdictional reports: Activity relating to mental health reform prior to the implementation of the Fourth National Mental Health Plan

State and territory reports, December 2010.

2010Current

Evaluation of the Better Access to Psychiatrists, Psychologists and GPs through the Medicare Benefits Schedule initiative: component A.2: a study of consumers and their outcomes (focusing on the occupational therapy and social work sectors)

Consumer outcomes focusing specifically on social workers, occupational therapists and their clients.

2010Current

Commonwealth response to 'The hidden toll: suicide in Australia'

This report outlines the plan for suicide prevention in Australia.

2010Current

National needle and syringe programs strategic framework 2010-2014

This framework sets policy directions and identifies program goals to assist governments and administrators planning the future development of needle and syringe programs.

2010Current

Implementation guidelines for non-government community services

Information to guide implementation of the national standards for mental health services by non-government community services.

2010Current

Implementation guidelines for private office based mental health practices

Information to guide implementation of the national standards for mental health services by private office based mental health practices.

2010Current

Implementation guidelines for public mental health services and private hospitals

Information to guide implementation of the national standards for mental health services by public mental health services and private hospitals.

2010Current

7th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health Conference Kalgoorlie, WA

This conference monograph has been produced by the enHealth Working Group for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health (WGATSIEH), and is the seventh in a series of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health conference monographs.

2010Current

Fourth national mental health plan: implementation strategy

This document details the process for implementation that will achieve the aims and objectives of the Fourth National Mental Health Plan.

2010Current

Carers identified?

Report of the project "Identifying the carer" to develop nationally consistent policies and good practice protocols to identify carers of people with a mental illness, and to provide nationally consistent information for carers on admission to a service.

2010Current

Environmental Health Practitioner Manual: A resource manual for Environmental Health Practitioners working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities

This manual is designed as a field reference for Environmental Health Practitioners (EHPs) engaging with and working in remote Indigenous communities.

2010Current

Evaluation of the National External Breast Prostheses Reimbursement Program

This report evaluates the administration of the National External Breast Prostheses Reimbursement Program in its first year of operation, and the impact of the program on the lives of women who have had a mastectomy as a result of breast cancer.

2010Current

Evaluation of the National External Breast Prostheses Reimbursement Program

This evaluation reviewed the administration of the National External Breast Prostheses Reimbursement Program, and the impact of the program on the lives of women who have had breast surgery (including a full or partial mastectomy or a lumpectomy) as a result of breast cancer.

2010Current

GP Super Clinics: National Program Guide 2010

Information about national arrangements for the GP Super Clinics Program.

2010Current

Trachoma Surveillance Reports

Reports from the National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit (NTSRU) on the screening and management of data.

2010Current

Primary Health Care Research, Evaluation and Development (PHCRED) Strategy: Phase three: 2010-2014

This document provides information for the primary health care research community and others about the PHCRED Strategy.

2010Current

Infection Control Guidelines

This document provides recommendations for infection prevention and control procedures to minimise the risk of transmission of Creutzfeldt - Jakob disease (CJD) in health care settings.

2010Current

National Physical Activity Recommendations for Children 0-5 years olds - Brochure, Tips & Ideas and Questions & Answers

Move and Play Everyday is a brochure on the National Physical Activity Recommendations for Children 0-5 years that provides support and guidance to parents and carers of young children in relation to physical activity, play, sedentary behaviour/sitting and television viewing.

2010Current

ANDIAB2 2010: quality assurance of patient practices and diabetes centre care

This report analyses demographic, self-care and clinical data of people referred to specialist diabetes services over approximately one month in 2010.

2010Current

National standards for mental health services 2010

This document outlines a revised set of mental health service standards which can be applied to all mental health services, including government, non-government and private sectors across Australia.

2010Current

ANDIAB2 2010: quality assurance of patient practices and diabetes centre care

This report analyses demographic, self-care and clinical data of people referred to specialist diabetes services over approximately one month in 2010.

2010Current

Evaluation of support for day to day living in the community: a structured activity program

An evaluation to determine the extent to which the day to day living program contributed to improving the social and health outcomes of participants, and to inform the future of the program.

2010Current

Guidelines for the public health management of gastroenteritis outbreaks due to norovirus or suspected viral agents in Australia

The Communicable Disease Network Australia (CDNA) formed a working group in 2005 in order to develop national guidance regarding outbreaks of norovirus and suspected viral gastroenteritis, in response to increasing reports of outbreaks. These Guidelines are designed to complement existing state and territory guidelines.

2010Current

2009/10 Update to the early childhood and parenting services scoping study

This report updates the Early childhood and parenting support services scoping study by presenting a current service system map for each state and an overview of the current methods of service system information dissemination across sectors.

2010Current

Tobacco resources

List of tobacco-related resources.

2010Current

Lifescripts resources

Resources to assist GPs and their practices to manage lifestyle-related risk factors.

2010Current

Tips for parents: adolescents

Advice for parents on how to communicate with adolescents and when and where to seek help.

2010Current

Tips for parents: relationships

Advice to parents on relationships, including making time to be together, dealing with family breakup and getting support.

2010Current

Tips for parents: babies

Advice for parents on how to survive the first year with a new baby.

2010Current

Tips for parents: kids 1-4

Advice for parents on managing and improving behaviour for children aged one to four years.

2010Current

Tips for parents: kids 5-11

Advice for parents on helping children deal with loss and change and problems relating to fitting in at school.

2010Current

Regulatory Plan 2009-10

The Department of Health and Ageing's Regulatory Plan for 2009-10

2010Historical

Lifescripts practice manual: supporting lifestyle risk factor management in general practice, 2nd edition

Manual to assist general practice to use Lifescripts as a tool for lifestyle interventions as part of routine clinical practice.

2010Current

Australian type 2 diabetes risk assessment tool (AUSDRISK)

The Australian type 2 diabetes risk assessment tool (AUSDRISK) is a short list of questions to help both health professionals and consumers to assess the risk of developing type 2 diabetes over the next five years.

2010Current

Sixth National HIV Strategy 2010–2013

This strategy builds on five previous strategies which guided Australia’s response to HIV and AIDS between 1989 and 2009. It is also one of a suite of five strategies aiming to reduce the transmission of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses (BBVs), and the morbidity, mortality and personal and social impacts they cause.

2010Current

The First National Hepatitis B Strategy

This strategy is the first national strategy on this disease to be adopted in Australia. It is also one of a suite of five strategies aiming to reduce the transmission of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses (BBVs), and the morbidity, mortality and personal and social impacts they cause.

2010Current

Second National Sexually Transmissible Infections Strategy 2010–2013

This strategy builds on the first national Sexually Transmissible Infections (STIs) Strategy. It is also one of a suite of five strategies aiming to reduce the transmission of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses (BBVs), and the morbidity, mortality and personal and social impacts they cause.

2010Current

Third National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infections strategy 2010–2013

This strategy is one of a suite of five strategies aiming to reduce the transmission of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses (BBVs), and the morbidity, mortality and personal and social impacts they cause.

2010Current

National Strategies for blood-borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections

The COAG Health Council endorsed five new national strategies for blood-borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections in June 2014.

2010Current

Medical Training Review Panel: thirteenth report

The thirteenth report of the Medical Training Review Panel (MTRP) provides information on university, prevocational and vocational medical training places, applicants, trainees, examinations, new college fellows and total college fellows. For the first time the report also presents a chapter on those overseas trained doctors applying to work and working in Australia.

2010Current

A list of environmental health publications

List of Publications on environmental health currently distributed by the Office of Health Protection of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

2010Current

Reviews of the Dental Benefits Act 2008

There is a statutory requirement under the Dental Benefits Act 2008 (the Act) that an independent review of the operation of the Act be undertaken.

2010Current

The Impact of the PBS Reform - Report to the Parliament

The following page shows the Impact of PBS Reform - Report to Parliament

2010Current

Findings from the latest Australian Longitudinal Study on Womens Health

This report focuses on the reproductive health of women from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health (ALSWH).

2010Current

Review of health technology assessment in Australia

The Health Technology Australia Review has recommended key improvements to the way new health technologies, procedures and services are assessed for public and private funding in Australia, in line with international best practice.

2010Current

Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA) - Medicare Australia Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

2010Historical

Australian National Breastfeeding Strategy 2010-2015

At their meeting on 13 November 2009, the Australian Health Ministers endorsed the Australian National Breastfeeding Strategy 2010-2015.

2010Current

Building the Foundation for an E-Health Future; update on legislative proposals for healthcare identifiers

This document provides an update on legislative proposals for health care identifiers

2009Current

Summary of the National E-Health Strategy

2009Current

Drug and Alcohol Service Report (DASR): 2007-2008 Key Results

The DASR provides unique and valuable information that OATSIH and the sector can use in formulating policy, in planning and to profile the work of stand-alone Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander substance use services.

2009Historical

Background to the Australian type 2 diabetes risk assessment tool (AUSDRISK)

Information about factors to consider when completing the diabetes risk assessment tool.

2009Current

Alcohol resources - National Binge Drinking Strategy (Drinking Nightmare)

Resources from the National Binge Drinking Strategy (Drinking Nightmare) database

2009Current

Annual Report of the Advisory Panel on the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula 2007 - 2008

The Panel monitors compliance with the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formulas: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement (MAIF Agreement). The aim of the MAIF Agreement is to contribute to the provision of safe and adequate nutrition for infants, by the protection and promotion of breastfeeding and by ensuring the proper use of breast milk substitutes when they are necessary.

2009Current

Review of the Multicultural Mental Health Australia (MMHA) project

This review analysed the effectiveness and efficiency of the Multicultural Mental Health Australia project and identified future direction.

2009Current

Framework for the national perinatal depression initiative 2008-09 to 2012-13

This document outlines the scope of the National Perinatal Depression Initiative, roles and responsibilities of governments and beyondblue, key areas for action, underlying principles, monitoring arrangements, and government investment plans.

2009Current

Framework for reducing adverse medication events in mental health services

This framework seeks to guide service development and quality improvement activities in relation to medication events and provide a nationally consistent approach where appropriate.

2009Current

Fourth national mental health plan: an agenda for collaborative government action in mental health 2009-2014

This document sets an agenda for collaborative government action in mental health for five years from 2009, offers a framework to develop a system of care that is able to intervene early and provide integrated services across health and social domains, and provides guidance to governments in considering future funding priorities for mental health.

2009Current

Private Sector Outreach Services - Review of Private Sector Outreach Services Legislation

This page provides information about the Review of Private Sector Outreach Services Legislation.

2009Historical

Return on investment 2: evaluating the cost-effectiveness of needle and syringe programs in Australia 2009

This report considers the population benefits, value and cost-effectiveness of needle and syringe programs.

2009Current

Review of Scientific Evidence to Inform Australian Policy on Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs)

An independent review has been undertaken by Professor John Mathews, an eminent scientist with 40 years experience as a medical researcher. This report provides updates and describes the advances in scientific knowledge in relation to food and the flow on implications to human blood, human blood products and other human therapeutic goods since the last update in 2006.

2009Current

Comorbidity treatment service model evaluation

This report evaluated service delivery models for comorbidity treatment in the alcohol and other drugs and mental health service sectors, identified elements of good practice, and made recommendations arising from the evaluation.

2009Current

Analysis of 2005/2006 data: initial consumer reactions to the graphic health warnings

An analysis of departmental survey data of initial community reactions to the graphic health warnings.

2009Current

Literature review: evaluation of the effectiveness of the graphic health warnings on tobacco product packaging 2008

A review of research relating to graphic health warnings.

2009Current

Technical report: evaluation of the effectiveness of the graphic health warnings on tobacco product packaging 2008

Data collection and methodology considerations of the evaluation of the graphic health warnings on tobacco products.

2009Current

Evaluation of the effectiveness of the graphic health warnings on tobacco product packaging 2008: full report

Detailed findings of the 2008 evaluation of the graphic health warnings on tobacco products.

2009Current

Evaluation of the effectiveness of the graphic health warnings on tobacco product packaging 2008: executive summary

Summary of findings of the 2008 evaluation of the graphic health warnings on tobacco products.

2009Current

Prevention of type 2 diabetes program resources

Documents and application forms for the Prevention of type 2 diabetes program

2009Current

Private health insurance - Private Patients' Hospital Charter audio

The Private Patients' Hospital Charter is a guide to what it means to be a private patient in a public hospital, a private hospital or day hospital facility.

2009Current

Requirements for Procedures Related to the Collection, Processing, Storage and Issue of Human Haemopoietic Progenitor Cells (Fifth Edition 2015)

This is a publication of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health

2009Current

Panic disorder and agoraphobia: Australian treatment guide for consumers and carers

This guide is intended to help you find the right care and treatment for panic disorder and agoraphobia.

2009Current

Schizophrenia: Australian treatment guide for consumers and carers

This guide was developed for adults and young people with schizophrenia or who suspect they have schizophrenia and covers early treatment, support and recovery.

2009Current

Bipolar disorder: Australian treatment guide for consumers and carers

This guide was written by consumers and mental health professionals to answer the priority questions consumers have about treatments for bipolar disorder and living with the condition. Its purpose is to provide consumers with information on best practice in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder.

2009Current

Coping with depression: Australian treatment guide for consumers and carers

The purpose of this guide is to clarify for consumers and carers the symptoms of depression and where to get help, the treatment options and an estimate of the costs, as well as advice on where to find further information and support.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood - Staff/Carers Book

Provides practical information and advice on early childhood healthy eating and physical activity to all staff and carers in early childhood settings.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - First foods: Food from home

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - The importance of drinking water

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - First foods: Food provided by the early childhood setting

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - The role of parents in children's active play

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Stickers

Four full colour stickers for early childhood settings.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Breastfeeding and returning to work

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Positive eating practices

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - The importance of active play

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Keeping children on the move

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Getting out and about: outdoor active play

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Food ideas for busy parents

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

CD ROM

The Get Up & Grow CD-ROM contains each of the Get Up & Grow brochures and information inserts on healthy eating and physical activity for settings to include in newsletters.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Infant formula

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood - Cooking for Children Book

Provides information and advice on early childhood nutrition, menu planning and food safety. Contains delicious and nutritious recipes for settings and families.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Posters

Six posters for early childhood settings to encourage healthy eating and physical activity in young children. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Lunchbox ideas: Meals for early childhood settings

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Developing movement skills

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood - Directors/Coordinators Book

The most detailed of all the Guidelines resources. Provides practical information and advice on early childhood healthy eating and physical activity, how to develop nutrition and physical activity policies and ways to support and encourage staff, carers and families.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood - Family Book

Provides families with practical information and advice to support healthy eating and encourage physical activity in young children.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Decisions about down time: a balancing act

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Home Medicines Review Program Qualitative Research Project Final Report

This page contains the Final Report for the Home Medicines Review Qualitative Research Project

2009Current

The Mental health of Australians 2: report on the 2007 national survey of mental health and wellbeing

This report presents a comprehensive summary of the results of the 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing. It provides information on the prevalence of mental disorders, their severity, associated suicidality, and comorbidity with other mental disorders and physical conditions, as well as what services people use for their mental health problems.

2009Current

2009 Review into the Extended Medicare Safety Net

A report on the operation, effectiveness and implications of the Extended Medicare Safety Net (EMSN) was tabled in both Houses of Parliament on 12 May 2009.

2009Current

Guidelines for the Prevention, Control and Public Health Management of Influenza Outbreaks in Residential Care Facilities in Australia

This practical guide was developed a by the Working Group on Influenza Outbreaks in Residential Care Facilities on behalf of the Communicable Diseases Network of Australia (CDNA). It was endorsed by CDNA on 1 March 2017.

2009Current

Public discussion paper - Adoption of the Globally Harmonised System for Classification and Labelling of Chemicals in Respect to Domestic and Consumer Chemicals Including Pesticides

The Office of Chemical Safety and Environmental Health is seeking public comment on a Discussion Paper which outlines possible options for the adoption of the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) within the system of public health regulation of domestic and consumer chemicals, including pesticides.

2009Historical

Trachoma Surveillance Report 2006 to 2010

 Historical reports from the National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit (NTSRU)

2009Historical

Review of cardiovascular disease programs

This report analyses the current state of programs for cardiovascular disease management in Australia, discusses key themes emerging from research, literature review and stakeholder consultation, and recommends future options for consideration.

2009Current

Review of cardiovascular disease programs

This report analyses the state of programs for cardiovascular disease management in Australia, discusses key themes emerging from research, literature review and stakeholder consultation, and recommends future options for consideration.

2009Current

National Women’s Health Policy: Consultation Discussion Paper

This paper outlines why the government is developing a National Women’s Health Policy, what the government wants the policy to achieve, and gives information on the consultation process and how you can have your say.

2009Current

Poliomyelitis Outbreak Response Plan for Australia

This document was compiled by the Office of Health Protection in the Department of Health.

2009Current

National mental health policy 2008

This policy represents a renewed commitment to the continual improvement of Australia's mental health system.

2009Current

Improving maternity services in Australia: the report of the Maternity Services Review

This report presents the findings of the Maternity Services Review which aimed to elicit a range of perspectives on maternity services in Australia, identify gaps, determine what change is required and what is needed for that change to occur, and inform the priorities for national action.

2009Current

The National Slips and Falls Prevention Project

This resource was developed from two (2) Falls Prevention Projects developed by Queensland Department of Health and modifying and adapting resources developed by Home and Community Care (HACC) providers, carers and their clients in Western Australia and was funded by the Department of Health and Ageing.

2009Historical

Medical Training Review Panel: thirteenth report

The thirteenth annual report of the Medical Training Review Panel (MTRP).

2009Current

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program - Information Booklet

2009Current

Literature review: evaluation of the effectiveness of the graphic health warnings on tobacco product packaging 2008

This literature review forms part of the 2008 evaluation of the graphic health warnings on tobacco products. It reviews the existing research relating to graphic health warnings.

2009Current

Evaluation of the effectiveness of the graphic health warnings on tobacco product packaging 2008

Detailed findings of the 2008 evaluation of the graphic health warnings on tobacco products.

2009Current

Evaluation of the effectiveness of the graphic health warnings on tobacco product packaging 2008: executive summary

Summary of findings of the 2008 evaluation of the graphic health warnings on tobacco products.

2009Current

Analysis of 2005/2006 data: initial consumer reactions to the graphic health warnings

This is part of the 2008 evaluation of the graphic health warnings on tobacco products. It analyses departmental survey data of initial community reactions to the graphic health warnings.

2009Current

Technical report: evaluation of the effectiveness of the graphic health warnings on tobacco product packaging 2008

This is the supporting document to the 2008 evaluation of the graphic health warnings on tobacco products. It covers the data collection and methodology considerations of the evaluation.

2009Current

Development of clinical prompts to enhance decision support tools related to the National Outcomes and Casemix Collection

This report investigates the feasibility of linking clinical prompts to scores on the National Outcomes and Casemix Collection (NOCC) routine outcome measures.

2008Current

The Link Between Primary Health Care and Health Outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians

This report explores international and domestic links between primary health care systems on the health of Indigenous populations.

2008Current

National E-Health Strategy

The National E-Health Strategy

2008Current

Quality framework for telephone counselling and internet-based support services

The quality framework lists core elements, their purpose and guidelines to promote the development and delivery of high-quality telephone counselling and internet-based support services. It includes a self-assessment tool to enable service providers to identify how well they meet the framework.

2008Current

National Amphetamine-Type Stimulant Strategy 2008-2011

The National Amphetamine-Type Stimulant Strategy 2008-2011 (the Strategy) has been developed within the existing legislative framework and focuses on prevention, supply reduction and treatment in a partnership framework.

2008Current

National Amphetamine-Type Stimulant Strategy Background Paper: Monograph Series No. 69

Monograph Series No. 69 - This background paper is a companion paper to the National Amphetamine-Type Stimulant Strategy 2008-2011, and describes the goals and objectives of the Strategy and the priority areas for action. It was prepared to provide greater insight into the Strategy for researchers and other interested parties.

2008Current

An evaluation of the public access defibrillation (PAD) demonstration

This report evaluates the effectiveness of the Public Access Defibrillation Demonstration project, identifies issues that arose during the trial, and considers lessons which may be relevant to future considerations of public access defibrillation.

2008Current

Regulatory Plan 2008-09

The Department of Health and Ageing's Regulatory Plan for 2008-09

2008Historical

Annual Report of the Advisory Panel on the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula 2004 - 2007

The Panel monitors compliance with the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement (MAIF Agreement). The aim of the MAIF Agreement is to help ensure safe and adequate nutrition for infants, by the protection and promotion of breastfeeding.

2008Current

An Evaluation of the public access defibrillation (PAD) demonstration

This report evaluates the effectiveness of the Public Access Defibrillation Demonstration project, identifies issues that arose during the trial, and considers lessons which may be relevant to future considerations of public access defibrillation.

2008Current

Consensus Guidelines for Australian Clinicians for the usage of anti-coagulants during heparin-based product shortages

Guidelines to assist with contingency planning to manage the clinical implications of a shortage of heparin based products.

2008Current

Hepatitis C Prevention, Treatment and Care: Guidelines for Australian Custodial Settings

A supplementary document to these Guidelines which provides further background to hepatitis C in custodial settings and expands on the evidence base for the Guidelines is available from the Department of Health. The supplementary document also includes appendices, additional reading and references.

2008Current

Hepatitis C Prevention, Treatment and Care: Guidelines for Australian Custodial Settings

The health and corrections sectors are committed to working jointly to strengthen the response to emerging public health issues in custodial settings.

2008Current

Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Vaccination Coverage in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, Australia, 2003 to 2006

This is the second report on vaccination coverage in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and complements the Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Vaccination Coverage reports produced biannually since 2000.

2008Current

Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood resources

The Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood (Get Up & Grow) resources promote the key messages included in the healthy eating and physical activity guidelines.

2008Current

When girls and women sniff

A flipchart to raise awareness amongst girls and women of the adverse effects of petrol sniffing.

2008Current

Volatile substance misuse: a review of interventions: monograph series no. 65

This review examines published and unpublished literature about interventions designed to combat volatile substance misuse.

2008Current

When boys and men sniff

A flipchart to raise awareness amongst boys and men of the adverse effects of petrol sniffing.

2008Current

A Review of enablers and barriers of Indigenous drug users accessing needle and syringe programs – a report for the COAG Multilateral Group on Needle and Syringe Programs

This study examined factors that either deter or support access to Needle and Syringe Program (NSP) services among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander injecting drug users (IDUs).

2008Current

National Guidelines for the Management of People with HIV Who Place Others at Risk

These Guidelines have been developed by the Blood Borne Virus and Sexually Transmissible Infections Sub-Committee (BBVSS) of the Australian Population Health Development Principal Committee (APHDPC), to inform, support and harmonise approaches by Australia’s States and Territories to the management of people with HIV who place others at risk of HIV infection.

2008Current

National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health 2003-2013 Australian Government Implementation Plan 2007-2013

This is the second Australian Government Implementation Plan against the National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (NSFATSIH) 2003-2013

2008Current

2006 – 2007 Jurisdictional Summary Report against the National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (NSFATSIH)

The 2006-2007 jurisdictional summary report provides a summary of the individual jurisdictional reports that have been provided by all State and Territory Governments and covers the period of 1 July 2006 to 30 June 2007.

2008Historical

Patterns of use and harms associated with specific populations of methamphetamine users in Australia - exploratory research

This research identified patterns of use and harms associated with methamphetamine use among specific groups in Australia.

2008Current

COAG mental health early intervention measure - early childhood component: study to scope potential service delivery

This report scopes potential delivery settings for early childhood services and mental health support for young children.

2007Historical

Review of Innovative Health Services for Homeless Youth Program - Final Report 2007

The Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA or the “Department”) engaged Health Outcomes International (HOI) in February 2007 to undertake a review of the Innovative Health Services for Homeless Youth (IHSHY) program and to recommend future policy directions for the program.

2007Historical

Requirements for the Retention of Laboratory Records and Diagnostic Material (Sixth Edition 2013)

This is a publication of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing and outlines the retention requirements for laboratory records and diagnostic material.

2007Current

Requirements for Information Communication - Third Edition 2013

This is a publication of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing and defines the requirements information communication in laboratories.

2007Current

Requirements for the Packaging and Transport of Pathology Specimens and Associated Materials (Fourth Edition 2013)

This is a publication of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing and defines the requirements for the packaging and transport of specimens and associated materials.

2007Current

Regulatory Plan 2007-08

The Department of Health and Ageing's 2007-08 Regulatory Plan

2007Historical

Early childhood and parenting services scoping study

An overview of mental health services for children and adolescents, and of services to support their families.

2007Current

Easy guide to the Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act 1992

The Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act 1992 limits the exposure of the public to messages and images that may persuade them to start or continue smoking.

2007Current

Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Vaccination Coverage in Australia, 2003 to 2005

This is the fourth report on vaccine preventable disease and vaccination coverage in Australia, and is produced by the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing published as a supplement to the Communicable Diseases Intelligence journal Volume 31, June 2007.

2007Current

Research Report - Evaluation of the 2003 National Rock Eisteddfod Challenge TV Special and the Regional TV Specials Sponsored by the National Alcohol Campaign

This report outlines the findings of the evaluation of the 2003 National Alcohol Campaign Rock Eisteddfod Challenge National TV Special and the 2003 Regional Rock Eisteddfod Challenge TV Specials which have been sponsored by the National Alcohol Campaign since 2000.

2007Rescinded

What is a personality disorder?

This brochure talks about personality disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options, and where to go for help.

2007Current

What is mental illness?

This brochure talks about mental illness, outlining the main types, myths and misunderstandings, what can be done about stigma, and where to go for help.

2007Current

Australian National Guidelines for the Management of Health Care Workers known to be Infected with Blood-Borne Viruses

This document provides guidelines for health professionals for managing blood-borne virus infections in health care workers.

2007Current

Health Advice for Members of Australian Medical Assistance Teams Going to the Asia-Pacific Area

This document provides health advice about personal health protection to persons planning to travel to disaster-affected areas in the Asia-Pacific area as a member of an Australian government health team.

2007Current

Health Advice for Members of Australian Medical Assistance Teams Returning from the Asia-Pacific Area

The purpose of this document is to provide health advice to persons who are returning from disaster-affected areas in the Asia-Pacific area as a member of an Australian government health team.

2007Current

Public Health Considerations for Australian Medical Assistance Teams Going to the Asia-Pacific Area

This document provides recommendations for public health practitioners who are traveling to disaster-affected areas in the Asia-Pacific area as a member of an Australian government health team.

2007Current

Alerting the community to the link between illicit drugs and mental illness: developmental research

This report explores awareness, attitudes, perceptions and experience of issues relating to illicit drug use and mental illness amongst youth, young adults, their parents and the broader community.

2007Historical

Review of the Professional Services Review Scheme - Report of the Steering Committee - May 2007

This report arises out of a Review of the PSR Scheme chaired by the Department and representing key stakeholders in the Scheme (AMA and Medicare Australia, with PSR a co-opted member of the Steering Committee).

2007Current

What is a depressive disorder?

This brochure talks about depressive disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options and where to go for help.

2007Current

What is schizophrenia?

This brochure talks about schizophrenia, its symptoms and causes, treatment options and where to go for help.

2007Current

What is an anxiety disorder?

This brochure talks about anxiety disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options and suggestions on where to go for help.

2007Current

What is bipolar mood disorder?

This brochure talks about bipolar mood disorder, its symptoms and possible causes, treatment options and where to go for help.

2007Current

What is an eating disorder?

This brochure talks about eating disorders, outlining the main types, possible causes, treatment options and where to go for help.

2007Current

Evidence of effective interventions to improve the social and environmental factors impacting on health: Informing the development of Indigenous Community Agreements

This report is a literature review which summarises research and evaluations of Indigenous community programs in nutrition, early childhood, housing, sporting and cultural programs, employment, community services and alcohol use.

2007Historical

Requirements for Quality Management in Medical Laboratories 2007

This is a publication of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing

2007Current

Policy on antiviral prophylaxis and the implications for pathology and research staff

This position statement arises from a discussion session on antiviral use for laboratory staff working with H5/Pandemic Influenza A virus at the October 2006 face-to-face meeting of the Public Health Laboratory Network (PHLN).

2007Current

Requirements for the Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty 2007 edition

This is the publication of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

2007Current

Regulatory Plan 2003-04

The Department of Health and Ageing's 2003-04 Regulatory Plan

2007Historical

Regulatory Plan 2006-07

The Department of Health and Ageing's 2006-07 Regulatory Plan

2007Historical

Comparable data on food and nutrient intake and physical measurements from the 1983, 1985 and 1995 national nutrition surveys

This report presents results from three national nutrition surveys that have been adjusted to improve data comparability. It is based on findings from a bridging study that was undertaken to assess and account for differences between the 1983 National Dietary Survey of Adults, the 1985 National Dietary Survey of Schoolchildren and the National Nutrition Survey 1995. Adjustments were made to all three sets of survey results to allow their use in dietary monitoring in Australia.

2007Current

31 Classical Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease

This chapter provides recommendations for infection control procedures to minimise the risk of transmission of classical Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (CJD) in health care settings.

2007Current

2007 Australian National Children’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey - User Guide

The User Guide contains information relating to the 2007 Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey, including the survey objectives, methods, design and content, as well as data processing and interpretation.

2007Current

2007 Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey - Main Findings

This report contains the main findings of the 2007 Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey which was commissioned by the Department of Health and Ageing, the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, and the Australian Food and Grocery Council.

2007Current

Easy guide to the Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act 1992

The Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act 1992 limits the exposure of the public to messages and images that may persuade them to start or continue smoking.

2007Current

Review report

2006 Review of Australia’s Plasma Fractionation Arrangements

2006Current

National chronic disease strategy

The national chronic disease strategy provides an overarching framework of national direction for improving chronic disease prevention and care across Australia.

2006Current

The National Diabetes Services Scheme Agreement

Agreement between the Commonwealth of Australia as represented by the Department of Health and Diabetes Australia for The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS)

2006Current

Pathways of recovery: report of the national consultation on preventing further episodes of mental illness

This report describes the national consultation undertaken in 2004 on the role of relapse prevention in the recovery process for people who have been seriously affected by mental illness.

2006Current

Pathways of recovery: report of the national consultation on preventing further episodes of mental illness

This report describes the national consultation undertaken in 2004 on the role of relapse prevention in the recovery process for people who have been seriously affected by mental illness.

2006Current

National HIV/AIDS Strategy 2005-2008: Implementation Plan

The Implementation Plan for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy 2005-2008 has been developed to assist key stakeholders to progress and monitor activities on HIV/AIDS across the health sector and should be read in conjunction with the strategy.

2006Historical

Blueprint for nation-wide surveillance of chronic diseases and associated determinants

A framework for local and national public health surveillance of preventable chronic disease and the determinants of chronic disease.

2006Current

National service improvement framework for diabetes

Identifies aspects of care where Australia might most usefully invest to reduce the impact of diabetes.

2006Current

National service improvement framework for cancer

Identifies aspects of care where Australia might most usefully invest to reduce the impact of cancer.

2006Current

National service improvement framework for heart, stroke and vascular disease

Identifies aspects of care where Australia might most usefully invest to reduce the impact of heart, stroke and vascular disease.

2006Current

National chronic disease strategy

Provides an overarching framework of national direction for improving chronic disease prevention and care across Australia.

2006Current

Requirements for Laboratory Testing of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) (Third Edition 2013)

This article defines requirements for Laboratory testing of Antibodies to the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

2006Current

Guidelines for Ministerial Discretion

The purpose of the Guidelines is to provide advice to pharmacists who are considering making a request of the Minister for Health to exercise the discretionary power under subsection 90A(2) of the National Health Act 1953

2006Current

National physical activity recommendations for older Australians: Discussion Document

The National Ageing Research Institute was commissioned by The Department of Health and Ageing to review the evidence and develop physical activity recommendations for older people.

2006Current

Sniffing and the brain

A flipchart to raise awareness of the effects of petrol sniffing and inhalant abuse.

2006Current

Communicable Diseases Intelligence - Current issue - June 2017

This issue contains three peer-reviewed articles and three annual reports as well as the regular quarterly data reports.

2006Current

Guidelines for the public health management of trachoma in Australia

These guidelines have been produced by the Communicable Diseases Network Australia (CDNA) and detail recommendations to ensure consistent trachoma screening, control measures and data collection in Australia.

2006Current

Blueprint for nation-wide surveillance of chronic diseases and associated determinants

This publication is a framework for local and national public health surveillance of preventable chronic disease and the determinants of chronic disease.

2006Current

National service improvement framework for heart, stroke and vascular disease

This publication identifies aspects of care where Australia might most usefully invest to reduce the impact of heart, stroke and vascular disease.

2006Current

National service improvement framework for diabetes

This publication identifies aspects of care where Australia might most usefully invest to reduce the impact of diabetes.

2006Current

National service improvement framework for cancer

This publication identifies aspects of care where Australia might most usefully invest to reduce the impact of cancer.

2006Current

Pre-departure Communicable Diseases Health Screening Protocols for Refugees Arriving from Africa

This diagram depicts the steps that should be taken for screening refugees arriving from Africa and is current as of February 2006.

2006Current

2006 Aged Care Homes Survey

Aged Care GP Panels Initiative

2006Historical

Regulatory Plan 2005-06

The regulatory plan deals with changes within the Department's area of responsibility and contains information about changes to business regulation; and activities planned which could lead to changes to business regulation.

2006Historical

Pathways of recovery: preventing further episodes of mental illness (monograph)

This paper considers the role of relapse prevention within the recovery process for people who have been seriously affected by mental illness.

2006Current

Pathways of recovery: 4As framework for preventing further episodes of mental illness

This document presents a framework to inform policy, programs and practice for continuing care to prevent further episodes of mental illness for people who have been seriously affected by mental illness. The basic elements of the framework are the 4As: awareness, anticipation, alternatives and access.

2006Current

Guidelines for the use and interpretation of nucleic acid detection tests for Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Australia

The Guidelines for the use and interpretation of nucleic acid detection tests for Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Australia have been developed and endorsed by the Public Health Laboratory Network.

2005Current

Needle and syringe programs: your questions answered

This booklet provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about needle and syringe programs. It is part of the needle and syringe programs information kit.

2005Current

Needle and syringe programs: a review of the evidence

This booklet summarises, in a quick-reference format, the literature on needle and syringe programs. It is part of the needle and syringe programs information kit.

2005Current

National safety priorities in mental health: a national plan for reducing harm

This plan provides national direction in identifying, avoiding and reducing harm across all environments in which care of people with mental health disorders is provided.

2005Current

Evaluation of the National Injury Prevention Plan: Priorities for 2001-2003 and National Injury Prevention Plan: Priorities for 2001-2003 Implementation Plan

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2005Rescinded

Guiding principles to achieve continuity in medication management

Evidence from research into medication safety indicates that significant patient harm and sub-optimal use of medicines frequently result from the discontinuity that occurs when consumers move between different health care settings and health care providers.

2005Current

Youth tobacco prevention literature review and research project

These reports consider youth smoking behaviours and the processes of uptake, addiction and cessation.

2005Current

Discussion Paper for the Development of Recommendations for Children’s and Youths’ Participation in Health Enhancing Physical Activity.

In March 2002, The Department of Health and Ageing commissioned researchers at the University of Queensland’s School of Human Movement Studies to draft this discussion paper to facilitate the development of Australian recommendations for both children’s and youths’ participation in health-promoting physical activity.

2005Current

The National Hepatitis C Strategy 2005-2008

The National Hepatitis C Strategy provides a foundation for national action that will guide Australia’s response to hepatitis C over the next three years.

2005Historical

National Sexually Transmissible Infections Strategy - 2005-2008

The National STIs Strategy provides a foundation for national action in the prevention and treatment of STIs in Australia.

2005Historical

National evaluation of the Sharing Health Care Initiative demonstration projects

The Sharing Health Care Initiative demonstration projects were implemented in order to test how various intervention models of chronic condition self-management could be used in the community.

2005Historical

The National HIV/AIDS Strategy 2005-2008: Revitalising Australia’s Response

The National HIV/AIDS Strategy 2005-2008 has identified five priority areas for action to be addressed over the life of the Strategy: development of a targeted prevention education and health promotion program for HIV; improving the health of people living with HIV/AIDS; developing an effective response to the changing care and support needs of people living with HIV/AIDS; a review of the National HIV Testing Policy; and the provision of a clearer direction for HIV/AIDS research.

2005Historical

Evaluation of national audit of community needle and syringe disposal facilities

Mid-term evaluation of the Retractable Needle and Syringe Technology Initiative.

2005Current

Report on the national audit of community needle and syringe disposal facilities: legislation and literature review

This report is in two parts. The first part is a review of state and territory legislation on the disposal of needles and syringes. The second part provides an overview of national and international literature on this subject.

2005Current

Report on the national audit of community needle and syringe disposal facilities: recommendations

These recommendations provide a guide to strategies that can be implemented at the local level to address inappropriate disposal of needles and syringes.

2005Current

2004 Croc Festivals Research

The Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA) managed the research process on behalf of the Department of Education Science and Training (DEST) and commissioned Cultural Perspectives in collaboration with the Australian Centre for Health Promotion, University of Sydney to undertake research to evaluate the 2004 Croc Festivals.

2005Rescinded

Anorexia nervosa: Australian treatment guide for consumers and carers, 2005

This treatment clinical practice guideline is for adolescents and adults who have anorexia nervosa or who believe they are at risk of developing it. The guide contains research on anorexia nervosa and recommendations from recovered consumers to assist you to choose the best kind of treatment.

2005Historical

Panic disorder and agoraphobia: Australian treatment guide for consumers and carers, 2005

This guide is intended to help you find the right care and treatment for panic disorder and agoraphobia.

2005Historical

Self-harm: Australian treatment guide for consumers and carers, 2005

This guide is for adults who have engaged in self-harm. It informs them of assessment, treatment and support options and what to expect of services intended to reduce self-harm and its related suffering.

2005Historical

Coping with depression: Australian treatment guide for consumers and carers, 2005

The purpose of this guide is to clarify for consumers and carers the symptoms of depression and where to get help, the treatment options and an estimate of the costs, as well as advice on where to find further information and support.

2005Historical

Youth tobacco prevention literature review and research project

These reports consider youth smoking behaviours and the processes of uptake, addiction and cessation.

2005Current

National mental health information priorities 2nd edition

This publication outlines priorities to guide the development of national mental health information over the period of the National Mental Health Plan 2003-2008 and beyond.

2005Current

Medicare Statistics - March Quarter 2005

Statistical data related to Medicare for the March Quarter 2005 together with data for earlier quarters and financial years.

2005Historical

PHARM Meeting Outcomes Statement of 17-18 March 2005

Outcome statement of the Pharmaceutical Health and Rational Use of Medicines (PHARM) committee meeting of 17-18 March 2005

2005Current

National Competition Policy Review of Pharmacy Legislation - Terms of Reference

In accordance with commitments under the 1995 Competition Principles Agreement, a review has been commissioned by State, Territory and Commonwealth governments to examine State and Territory legislation relating to pharmacy ownership and registration of pharmacists, together with Commonwealth legislation relating to regulation of the location of the premises of pharmacists approved to supply pharmaceutical benefits.

2005Current

National Competition Policy Review

The Review was commissioned by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in accordance with commitments made under the National Competition Policy. It provided a Preliminary Report to COAG in November 1999, and a Final Report in February 2000.

2005Current

National Competition Policy Review of Pharmacy Legislation - Final Report

The Final Report was publicly released by the Council of Australian Governments on 18 February 1999. It contains the Review's analysis, findings and recommendations on its Terms of Reference. It also includes assessments of each State and Territory Act referred to it against the framework of the Review's recommendations.

2005Current

National Competition Policy Review of Pharmacy Legislation - Preliminary Report

The Review was given the task under the National Competition Policy to examine collectively specified Commonwealth, State and Territory legislation. It was asked particularly to assess effects of that legislation on competition in the regulatory areas of the ownership of pharmacies, the location of pharmacies for the purposes of the Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, and the registration of pharmacists.

2005Current

Guidelines for the control of pertussis in Australia - Communicable Diseases Intelligence Technical Report No. 1

The Communicable Diseases Network Australia advises that this first report in the Communicable Diseases Intelligence Technical Report series is no longer current.

2005Current

Annual Report of the Advisory Panel on the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula 2003 - 2004

The Panel monitors compliance with the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement (MAIF Agreement). The aim of the MAIF Agreement is to help ensure safe and adequate nutrition for infants, by the protection and promotion of breastfeeding.

2005Current

Choose Health: Be Active: A physical activity guide for older Australians

To help encourage older Australians to be physically active, the Department of Health and Ageing and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs have jointly produced a resource called Choose Health: Be Active.

2005Current

Report on the Evaluation of the General Practice Immunisation Incentives (GPII) Scheme

The GPII scheme commenced in July 1998 as one element of the national strategy to improve childhood immunisation rates. The aim of the scheme was to encourage at least 90 per cent of general practices to achieve full immunisation coverage of 90 per cent of children under their care.

2004Current

The Medical consequences of smoking "chop-chop" tobacco

This report notes that smoking chop-chop has the potential to induce illness and possible fatality in those who use it.

2004Current

Sports safety in Australia - an update: July 2003

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2004Rescinded

Regulatory Plan 2004-05

The Department of Health and Ageing's 2004-05 Regulatory Plan

2004Historical

Evidence to support the national action plan for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis

This report contains a comprehensive summary of the published evidence in relation to preventing and managing osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis.

2004Historical

Requirements for Medical Testing of Microbial Nucleic Acids (Second Edition 2013)

The Requirements for Medical Testing of Microbial Nucleic Acids sets out the minimum standards and guidelines for using nucleic acid testing (NAT) assays to diagnose and monitor infection.

2004Current

Requirements for the Facilities and Operation of Mortuaries (Third Edition 2013)

This document provides guidelines for pathologists, mortuary staff and hospital and health administrators on recommended standards for mortuary facilities in hospitals and forensic settings and for communication between staff involved in autopsy procedures or autopsy-related processes and the relatives of deceased persons and other appropriate persons.

2004Current

Guidelines for Approved Pathology Collection Centres (Requirements for Medical Pathology Specimen Collection) (Third Edition 2013)

The Guidelines for Approved Pathology Collection Centres (Requirements for Medical Pathology Specimen Collection) forms the minimum requirements for best practice for all specimen collection.

2004Current

Requirements for Participation in External Quality Assessment (Fifth Edition 2013)

This document is issued by the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) for the guidance of laboratories in Australia in providing the minimum standards considered acceptable for assessing the participation of pathology laboratories in external quality assessment programs.

2004Current

Requirements for the Performance of Anatomical Pathology Cut-up (Fourth Edition 2013)

The Requirements for the Performance of Anatomical Pathology Cut-Up sets out the minimum requirements for the training and performance of the anatomical pathology cut-up.

2004Current

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)

The Australian Government’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) provides reliable, timely and affordable access to a wide range of medicines for all Australians.

2004Current

Interim Evaluation of the Voluntary Folate Fortification Policy

Three strategies, singly or in combination for the primary prevention of Neural Tube Defects, are now in use in several countries. These include: fortification of foods with folate, promotion of periconceptional use of folate supplements, and promotion of diets high in natural sources of folate. Folate fortification is the preferred strategy in many countries because of its potential to reach the largest proportion of women of child-bearing age prior to conception, in doses thought to be effective. As yet, no systematic evaluations of the outcomes of national folate fortification programs have been published; these are early days.

2004Current

Trends in Neural Tube Defects in Australia

In response to mounting evidence from observational studies and randomised trials of the benefits of periconceptional folic acid in reducing the risk of neural tube defects, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) recommended that women planning a pregnancy or likely to become pregnant should be offered advice about dietary folate and periconceptional folic acid supplementation. Subsequently an NHMRC Expert Panel on Folate Fortification recommended voluntary folate fortification of foods.

2004Current

Pharmacy and Government Arrangements

The new five year Community Pharmacy Agreement between the Government and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia commenced on 1 July 2000.

2004Current

An analysis of research on preventing falls and falls injury in older people: Community, residential care and hospital settings (2004 update)

This report is an update of a literature review completed in 2000. The report describes published research and studies on falls prevention for older people.

2004Historical

Balancing breastfeeding and work

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Pamphlet

2004Rescinded

Evaluation of short dietary questions from the 1995 National Nutrition Survey

Six of the short dietary questions used in the 1995 National Nutrition Survey were evaluated for relative validity both directly and indirectly and for consistency, by documenting the differences in mean intakes of foods and nutrients as measured on the 24-hour recall, between groups with different responses to the short questions.

2004Current

Requirements for Gynaecological (Cervical) Cytology Third Edition 2017

This is a National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council publication which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health relating to the operations of gynaecological cervical cytology

2004Current

"Mother's milk - perfect anytime anywhere"

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED - Promotional poster for breastfeeding

2004Rescinded

Radiation Oncology Inquiry

The Radiation Oncology Inquiry was undertaken in 2002. The then Federal Minister for Health and Ageing, Senator Kay Patterson, released the Report of the Radiation Oncology Inquiry: "A vision for radiotherapy" on 13 September 2002.

2004Current

About Communicable Diseases Intelligence

This page contains introductory information about the journal Communicable Diseases Intelligence

2004Current

The National Strategy for Quality Use of Medicines (QUM) - Executive Summary Brochure

This summary of the National Strategy for QUM outlines the principles, partners, building blocks and approach for achieving QUM in Australia.

2004Current

Breastfeeding and you: A handbook for antenatal educators

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED - This handbook is part of a resource package of research-based, innovative materials specifically designed for antenatal educators. The package aims to improve breastfeeding education in the antenatal period.

2004Rescinded

Towards A Consumer-Led Strategy For The Quality Use Of Medicines In Australia

Report on enhancing Consumer participation in Quality Use of Medicines (QUM) and National Medicines Policy (NMP)

2004Current

Guidelines for the Use of Liquid Based Collection Systems and Semi-Automated Screening Devices in the Practice of Gynaecological (Cervical) Cytology - 2006

These guidelines provide additional information on minimum standards for good laboratory practice in an area of evolving technological change for liquid based collection systems and semi-automated screening devices for use in the practice of gynaecological (cervical) cytology.

2004Current

The Costs of Illness Attributable to Physical Inactivity in Australia

This monograph presents a preliminary analysis of the costs of illness attributable to physical inactivity, with particular emphasis on coronary heart disease (CHD), non-insulin dependant diabetes (NIDDM) and colon cancer. Other costs of illness attributable to physical inactivity are described, although in less detail.

2004Historical

COAG Senior Officials working group commentary on the National Competition Policy Review of Pharmacy

This is the coordinated response from COAG to the Final Report of the National Competition Policy Review of Pharmacy which was the first national review of a profession commissioned under the National Competition Policy's systematic legislative review process, with the aim to provide national consistency in pharmacy regulation.

2004Current

The National Public Health Education Framework Project: Final Report 2002

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2004Rescinded

Injury Prevention Activity Among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Project Report: Volume I

Injury Prevention Activity Among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Project Report

2004Historical

Quality Use of Medicines (QUM) strategy

The National Strategy for Quality Use of Medicines - Plain English Version

2004Current

Performance Measures for Australian Laboratories Reporting Cervical Cytology (Third Edition 2015)

This is a publication of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health

2004Current

Injury Prevention Activity Among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Project Report: Volume II

Project Report on Injury Prevention Activity Among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

2004Historical

Australia's National Tobacco Campaign: evaluation report volume three: every cigarette is doing you damage

This volume is the third and final report in a series reporting on the National Tobacco Campaign. It focuses on research conducted from November 1998 to November 2000.

2004Current

Pilot Surveillance Program for Antimicrobial Resistance in bacteria of animal origin

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2004Rescinded

PHERP Review Reports

This page provides links to documents relevant to PHERP reviews and other relevant review reports.

2004Historical

Department of Health and Ageing Regulatory Plan 2003-04

The Department of Health and Ageing, like other Commonwealth agencies which have responsibility for business regulation, are required to publish a regulatory plan on its website early in each financial year.

2004Historical

Key Food and Nutrition Data for Australia 1990-1999

Eating habits are associated with the risk of a range of health problems and influence health and wellbeing at all stages of life. The potential benefits of healthy eating have long been promoted through development of dietary advice for Australians and other strategies to improve availability and consumption of a healthy range of foods.

2004Current

Measurement of the Quality Use of Medicines component of Australia's National Medicines Policy

This is the second report of the measurement of the national indicators monitoring the effect of initiatives implemented under the Quality Use of Medicines component of Australia’s National Medicines Policy.

2004Current

Type 2 Diabetes Costs in Australia - The Potential Impact of Changes in Diet, Physical Activity and Levels of Obesity

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease characterised by insulin insufficiency or resistance to its action, resulting in poor glycaemic control. The recent Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab) estimated that close to one million (7.5%) Australian adults have diabetes mellitus (Dunstan et al 2001). Type 2 diabetes is the most common form comprising 85 to 90% of those with diabetes mellitus. The most recent cost estimates available suggest approximately $216.7 million in health system costs were attributable to Type 2 diabetes in 1993-94 (Mathers & Penm 1998). In a study of the burden of disease in Australia, diabetes mellitus was estimated to account for 5% of the total burden of disease and was the seventh leading cause of Australian deaths (Mathers, Vos & Stevenson 1999). In addition, complications of diabetes such as heart disease, stroke, blindness, kidney problems, and lower limb amputations, contribute significantly to the overall morbidity and mortality in Australia.

2004Current

Balancing breastfeeding and work :Booklet

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED - This booklet provides information for employers and employees on how and why women should be encouraged to breastfeed and to continue to breastfeed when they return to work.

2004Rescinded

Pharmacy and Government Arrangements

The new five year Community Pharmacy Agreement between the Government and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia commenced on 1 July 2000.

2004Current

Reduced-ignition propensity cigarettes: a review of policy relevant information

This report examines policy issues regarding reduced-ignition propensity ('RIP', 'fire safe' or 'reduced fire risk') cigarettes.

2004Current

Smoking cessation guidelines for Australian general practice: desktop guidelines and patient education materials

Flipchart providing information to assist smokers to quit.

2004Current

Smoking cessation guidelines for Australian general practice

Information that general practitioners and other practice staff can apply to identify smokers and assist them to quit.

2004Current

Reduced-ignition propensity cigarettes: a review of policy relevant information

Policy issues regarding reduced-ignition propensity (RIP, fire safe or reduced fire risk) cigarettes.

2004Current

The Medical consequences of smoking “chop-chop” tobacco

Smoking chop-chop has the potential to induce illness and possible fatality in those who use it.

2004Current

Australia’s national tobacco campaign: evaluation report volume three: every cigarette is doing you damage

The third and final report in a series reporting on the National Tobacco Campaign. It focuses on research conducted from November 1998 to November 2000.

2004Current

Training frontline workers: young people, alcohol and other drugs

Learning resources to assist frontline workers address the needs of young people on issues relating to illicit drugs.

2004Historical

Don't fall for it. Falls can be prevented!

This consumer booklet was prepared by the National Ageing Research Institute and Metropolitan Domiciliary Care, an agency of the State Government of South Australia, and was published for the Australian Government Department of Health. The content of the publication was modified and reprinted in July 2005, and reprinted again in 2007 and 2012.

2004Current

Smoking cessation guidelines for Australian general practice: desktop guidelines and patient education materials

Flipchart providing information to assist smokers to quit.

2004Historical

Guidance on use of rainwater tanks

Revised edition of "Guidance on use of rainwater tanks", produced by the enHealth Council in 1998 by the National Environmental Health Forum.

2004Rescinded

The Prevention of Substance Use, Risk and Harm in Australia - a review of the evidence

This page contains links to the publication 'The Prevention of Substance Use, Risk and Harm in Australia - a review of the evidence'.

2004Current

Smoking cessation guidelines for Australian general practice

Information that general practitioners and other practice staff can apply to identify smokers and assist them to quit.

2004Historical

An evaluation of the Tri-State HIV/STI Project 2001-2002

This page has a PDF document and contact details in relation to the Tri-state HIV/STI project (TSP).

2004Historical

Evaluation of the 2003 Croc Festival

The research aims to determine the degree to which each Department’s health, education and social related objectives are being achieved through their involvement in the Festivals.

2004Rescinded

Models of intervention and care for psychostimulant users, 2nd edition - monograph series no. 51

This monograph documents the prevalence and risks associated with psychostimulant use, describes the pharmacology of psychostimulants, and identifies best practice in detoxification and clinical interventions for psychostimulant use.

2004Current

Supporting parents and families: the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people

This brochure will help you to become aware of the warning signs of mental health problems, the importance of seeking early help and the ways you can help support your child or young person.

2004Current

Legislation relating to Pathology

Commonwealth legislation that establishes the regulatory framework for pathology services provided under Medicare.

2004Current

Pathology Services Table (PST)

The Pathology Services Table (PST) lists the pathology tests for which Medicare benefits are available, their Schedule fees and conditions for use.

2004Current

Accreditation

Development and maintenance of standards and guidelines for pathology laboratories.

2004Current

Point of Care Testing in General Practice Trial (PoCT)

For the purposes of the General Practice trial, PoCT was defined as pathology testing performed by or on behalf of a medical practitioner at the time of consultation, allowing the results to be used to make immediate, informed decisions about patient care.

2004Current

National strategy for heart, stroke and vascular health in Australia

This strategy provides a blueprint for improving the cardiovascular health of Australians and reducing the prevalence of heart, stroke and vascular disease.

2004Historical

Alcohol and other drugs: a handbook for health professionals

This resource provides an overview of key health and medical issues arising from the use of alcohol and other drugs.

2004Historical

Standards for Pathology Laboratory Participation in External Proficiency Testing Programs

This document is issued by the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) as the primary standard for assessing the participation of pathology laboratories in external proficiency testing programs.

2004Current

Requirements for the Validation of In-House In-Vitro Diagnostic Devices

This document defines the requirements for the Validation of In House In Vitro Diagnostic Devices.

2004Current

Infection control guidelines for the prevention of transmission of infectious diseases in the health care setting, 2004 edition

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2004Rescinded

Guidelines for Smallpox Outbreak, Preparedness, Response and Management

The guidelines provide technical information about the management of a threat, or an outbreak, of smallpox.

2004Current

Review of Lifetime Health Cover

The Review of Lifetime Health Cover Scheme presents an independent review of the Lifetime Health Cover Scheme, as required by section 4 of the National Health Amendment (Lifetime Health Cover) Act 1999.

2003Current

A Brief cognitive behavioural intervention for regular amphetamine users: a treatment guide

An evaluation of the effectiveness of a four-session cognitive behavioural intervention among a sample of regular amphetamine users.

2003Current

The Australian Government Response to the 2002 Reviews of the National HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Strategies

The 2002 Reviews of the National HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Strategies evaluated two of the key public health strategies in Australia. The Australian Government Response to the 2002 Reviews of the National HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Strategies addresses the recommendations of the Reviews and outlines Government policy in relation to HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C and related issues.

2003Historical

Incidental smoking in the media study

A study of the frequency and characterisics of smoking incidences in a variety of media popular with 18-30 year olds.

2003Current

Clinical guidelines and procedures for the use of methadone in the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence: abbreviated version

Abbreviated version of guidelines to aid medical practitioners in the selection and management of patients seeking methadone maintenance treatment for opioid dependence.

2003Current

Clinical guidelines and procedures for the use of methadone in the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence

Guidelines to aid medical practitioners in the selection and management of patients seeking methadone maintenance treatment for opioid dependence.

2003Current

National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Context July 2003

This page contains a PDF version of the NSFATSIH Context

2003Historical

Review of text-only health warnings on tobacco products 2000-2004

The review of health warnings on tobacco products was conducted in two stages, an evaluation of the text-only health warnings and consideration of future directions for health warnings on tobacco products in Australia.

2003Current

2002 Reviews of the National HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Strategies and Strategic Research

In February 2002, Senator the Hon Kay Patterson, the Commonwealth Minister for Health and Ageing, requested independent reviews of the National HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Strategies to be undertaken concurrently with the quinquennial reviews of the NationalCentres in HIV Research.

2003Historical

Community Attitudes to Palliative Care Issues 2003

This report provides benchmark data and information on what Australian people know and understand about palliative care.

2003Historical

Information for lodging complaints of alleged breaches of the MAIF Agreement

The following information is for lodging complaints of alleged breaches of the MAIF Agreement are intended to assist complainants.

2003Current

Marketing in Australia of Infant Formulas: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement - The MAIF Agreement

The MAIF Agreement is a voluntary, self-regulatory code of conduct between manufacturers and importers of infant formula in Australia. It gives effect in Australia to the principles of the World Health Organization's International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes.

2003Current

Interpretations of the Advisory Panel on the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula on the MAIF Agreement

Advisory Panel's Interpretations on the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula on the MAIF Agreement

2003Current

Incidental smoking in the media study

This report identifies the frequency and characterisics of smoking incidences in a variety of media popular with 18-30 year olds.

2003Current

Comorbid mental disorders and substance use disorders: epidemiology, prevention and treatment

This monograph provides the evidence base and the beginning of a common language to address the complex issues around comorbidity.

2003Current

Licensing of tobacco retailers and wholesalers: desirability and best practice arrangements

This report reviews the feasibility, cost effectiveness and public health benefits of registration and licensing schemes for tobacco outlets in Australia.

2002Current

Guiding principles for medication management in residential aged care facilities – 2012

The aim of the revised Guiding Principles is to promote safe, quality use of medicines and appropriate medication management in RACFs. It is intended to assist RACFs to develop, implement and evaluate locally specific policies and procedures, support those involved in assisting residents, and support residents in the medication management process.

2002Current

Heart, stroke and vascular health in Australia: resource digest

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED - The resource digest draws together relevant reports of national significance relating to cardiovascular health.

2002Rescinded

Return on investment in needle and syringe programs in Australia: summary report

This is a summary of a report which considers the economic effectiveness of needle and syringe programs in Australia.

2002Current

Return on investment in needle and syringe programs in Australia: report

This report considers the economic effectiveness of needle and syringe programs in Australia.

2002Current

Stigma and discrimination

Stigma against people who have experienced a mental illness is deeply entrenched in our culture. This report presents the nature of the problems associated with stigma and through its recommendations suggests positive strategies to genuinely impact on stigma in our society.

2002Historical

Indigenous Male Health

This report by Dr Mark Wenitong was commissioned by the Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health in response to the continuing need for accessible information around the needs and issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander males.

2002Historical

gettin em n keepin em

This report by the Indigenous Nursing Education Working Group for the Commonwealth focusses on the inclusion of indigenous health in nursing curricula and recruitment and retention of indigenous nurses in the workforce.

2002Historical

Licensing of tobacco retailers and wholesalers: desirability and best practice arrangements

A review of the feasibility, cost effectiveness and public health benefits of registration and licensing schemes for tobacco outlets in Australia.

2002Current

Smoking cessation interventions: Review of evidence and implications for best practice in health care settings

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED - The review collates and synthesises, according to National Health and Medical Research Council standards, the available evidence on the effectiveness and potential public health benefit of smoking interventions delivered by health professionals, including the relative effectiveness of the different methods available.

2002Rescinded

Annual Report of the Advisory Panel on the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula

The Panel monitors compliance with the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement 1992 (MAIF Agreement). The aim of the MAIF Agreement is to help ensure safe and adequate nutrition for infants, by the protection and promotion of breastfeeding.

2002Current

Laboratory procedures and precautions for samples collected from patients with suspected viral haemorrhagic fevers

The purpose of these guidelines is to allow the necessary on-site testing for other possible causes of the illness, and other testing required for the immediate and ongoing management of the patient.

2002Current

Measuring Remoteness: Accessibility/Remoteness Index of Australia (ARIA) Revised Edition. Occasional Papers: New Series Number 14

The Accessibility/Remoteness Index of Australia, sponsored by the Department of Health and Aged Care, uses accessibility by road to services to develop a standard classification and index of remoteness.This revised edition was released in October 2001.

2001Historical

Monitoring Food Habits in the Australian Population using Short Questions

There is a growing interest in assessing food habits and population nutrition by Commonwealth, state and territory health departments and by non-government and commercial organisations. This usually takes the form of special purpose surveys, or monitoring, where surveys using a similar design and dietary assessment methods are repeated over time. These have a broad range of objectives but frequently include short questions to assess food habits and breastfeeding practices.

2001Current

Comparison of Short Questions with Weighed Dietary Records

This analysis examines the performance of 16 short dietary questions in a population of Australian adults that is predominantly Anglo-Celtic. The questions address usual food intake over the preceding three months and include questions on intake of bread and cereals, vegetables and fruit, meat and milk and dairy foods.

2001Current

Specialist eye health guidelines for use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations

These guidelines cover three eye health conditions common among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: cataract, diabetic retinopathy and trachoma. They are based on a review of existing literature and practice, and provide information about the treatment and management of these conditions in rural and remote communities.

2001Historical

Private health insurance - private patients' hospital charter

The Private Patients' Hospital Charter is a guide to what it means to be a private patient in a public hospital, a private hospital or day hospital facility.

2001Current

The 2003 After Hours Primary Medical Care Symposium - Search for the Supermodels

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED

2001Rescinded

National Breastfeeding Strategy Summary Report - Summary Report of all Projects Funded under the National Breastfeeding Strategy

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED - The aim of this report is to provide a summary of all the projects funded under the National Breastfeeding Strategy.

2001Rescinded

Government response to the House of Representatives Inquiry into Indigenous health: 'Health is life'

This report is the Government's response to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Family and Community Affairs inquiry into the health status of Indigenous Australians. The Government responds to each of the 36 recommendations made by the inquiry's 'Health is Life' report.

2001Historical

The Knowles Report - Independent Advice on the Composition and Modus Operandi of APMAIF and the Scope of the MAIF Agreement

In late 2000, the former Minister for Health and Aged Care, Dr Michael Wooldridge, requested the Hon Rob Knowles to conduct an independent review of the operations of the Panel.

2001Historical

Standard Methods for the Collection and Collation of Anthropometric Data in Children

This report addresses the NHMRC's recommendation on a standardised method for collecting anthropometric data in children. This report is part of a broader governmental effort to improve the comparability, consistency and relevance of national information on the health and well-being of Australians.

2001Current

The Bridging Study - comparing results from the 1983, 1985 and 1995 Australian national nutrition surveys

This report provides guidelines for comparing results from the 1983 National Dietary Survey, the 1985 National Dietary Survey of School children and the 1995 National Nutrition Survey. The principle finding of the study is that it is inappropriate to directly compare published results from the 1983 and 1985 surveys with those from the 1995 survey to assess trends in the food and nutrient intake of adults and children. Allowances are needed to account for differences in sample design, collection and processing practices, the food composition databases and changes in the demographic composition of the Australian population between these surveys. The bridging study findings enable the results from these three surveys to be used in dietary monitoring in Australia.

2001Current

Towards a national system for monitoring breastfeeding in Australia: recommendations for population indicators, definitions and next steps

This report outlines definitions and aspects of breastfeeding that relate to infant health outcomes, current national policies about breastfeeding, the international context, and methods currently used to monitor breastfeeding in Australia. The strengths, weaknesses, and gaps in information are compared with the information that is needed (and users want), to monitor breastfeeding nationally. The objective of this product was to conduct preliminary work and make recommendations that will lead to standardised indicators and questions for inclusion in the National Health Data Dictionary.

2001Current

Voluntary agreement for the disclosure of the ingredients of cigarettes

Under this agreement, tobacco companies provide annual reports on the ingredients of cigarettes.

2000Current

Mental health of young people in Australia

This report represents the findings of the child and adolescent component of the National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing. It provides the first reliable, national information on mental illness in children and adolescents aged 4 to 17.

2000Current

Getting it right: How to use the data from the 1995 National Nutrition Survey

This document provides a concise guide to the nature, limitations and appropriate interpretation and application of the dietary data available from the 1995 National Nutrition Survey (1995 NNS).

2000Historical

Hepatitis C: Informing Australia's National Response

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Eight papers were commissioned to inform of the development of the National Hepatitis C Strategy 1999-2000 to 2003-2004. The papers span the areas of: clinical research, epidemiology, social and behavioural research, and virology and basic scientific research. This publication represents the technical core of the policy development process.

2000Rescinded

Voluntary agreement for the disclosure of the ingredients of cigarettes

Under this agreement, tobacco companies provide annual reports on the ingredients of cigarettes.

2000Current

A National approach for reducing access to tobacco in Australia by young people under 18 years of age

A national best practice model to reduce young people's access to tobacco.

2000Current

Australia’s national tobacco campaign: evaluation report volume two: every cigarette is doing you damage

The second report to assist in the evaluation of the National Tobacco Campaign.

2000Current

A National approach for reducing access to tobacco in Australia by young people under 18 years of age

This report provides a national best practice model to reduce young people's access to tobacco.

2000Current

Technology, Health and Health Care. Occasional Papers: Health Financing Series Volume 5

This is the fifth volume in the series and examines the role of technology in health care in Australia. This paper does not attempt to provide a comprehensive coverage of all issues relevant to health technology. Instead, it attempts to examine some of the more significant issues in order to introduce the reader to the complexities of the area. It presents, where available, illustrative empirical information, examples and commentary from key researchers, and provides leads into the literature for further reading.

2000Historical

The Quality of Australian Healthcare: Current Issues and Future Directions. Occasional Papers: Health Financing Series Volume 6

This is the sixth volume in the series and considers issues associated with the quality of Australian health care services. The paper canvasses some of the issues faced by government in intervening to best support high quality health care. A number of current Commonwealth government interventions are described across a range of regulatory, financing and research and development approaches. The range of national machinery to promote the quality of health care is also described.

2000Historical

Falls prevention activities for older people: a national stocktake

A national review of falls prevention programs aimed at reducing falls and falls related injuries among older Australians.

2000Historical

The National Hepatitis C Strategy 1999-2000 to 2003-2004

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: The National Hepatitis C Strategy 1999-2000 to 2003-2004 was launched in June 2000 by the Federal Minister for Health and Aged Care. The Strategy has two primary aims to reduce the transmission of hepatitis C in Australia, and to minimise the personal and social impacts of hepatitis C infection.

2000Rescinded

The National HIV/AIDS Strategy 1999-2000 to 2003-2004: Changes and Challenges

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: The National HIV/AIDS Strategy 1999-2000 to 2003-2004 builds on an important foundation established under previous HIV/AIDS Strategies - the partnership between and with affected communities, governments at all levels, and medical, scientific and healthcare professionals.

2000Rescinded

National Medicines Policy Document

The National Medicines Policy - A partnership for better health outcomes

2000Current

Australia's National Tobacco Campaign: evaluation report volume two: every cigarette is doing you damage

This is the second report to assist in the evaluation of the National Tobacco Campaign.

2000Current

The management of HIV/AIDS: a resource guide for Indigenous primary health care organisations

This manual aims to increase awareness amongst health workers in Indigenous primary health care organisations of the needs of Indigenous people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

2000Historical

The Use of Antibiotics in Food-Producing Animals: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Animals and Humans

Antibiotics are used to treat and prevent infectious bacterial diseases in humans and in domestic and food-producing animals.

1999Historical

The Ageing Australian Population and Future Health Costs: 1996-2051. Occasional Papers: New Series Number 7

This study projects future health costs attributable to the progressive ageing of the Australian population based on extensive administrative data on medical practitioner visits (to GPs and specialists), prescription drug consumption and hospital admissions. Scenarios based on these cost data were applied to projections of the Australian population by age and sex out to 2051 — by which time the transient effects of the 'baby-boom' cohort will have worked their way through the system.

1999Historical

Australia’s national tobacco campaign: evaluation report volume one: every cigarette is doing you damage

This evaluation of the first phase of the National Tobacco Campaign reports on campaign reach and recognition, smoking prevalence, beliefs, attitudes and behaviour.

1999Current

National diabetes strategy 2000-2004

Key information on the epidemiology of diabetes, costs and associated issues in the community together with an outline of the mission, principles and goals of the strategy.

1999Current

Maternal and Infant Care Services Module 1999

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED - This module addresses quality care issues specific to maternal care services and infant care services for infants up to 12 months of age.

1999Rescinded

Hepatitis C prevention education for injecting drug users in Australia

In its concern with preventing the transmission of the hepatitis C virus (HCV), this research report examines Australia’s efforts to date in prevention education particularly among people who inject drugs.

1999Historical

Framework for an Australian Influenza Pandemic Plan - Communicable Diseases Intelligence Technical Report No. 4

The Plan provides a strategic framework for the detection and management of an influenza pandemic in Australia. It provides a national framework and direction for the development of plans at the State/Territory and local level. This is the fourth report in the Communicable Diseases Intelligence Technical Report series.

1999Current

Hepatitis C: a review of Australia's response

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: The review documents the extent of the problem posed by Hepatitis C - in terms of the prevalence and incidence of infection, the economic costs to Australia, and the social impact of the disease; assesses the performance of the National Hepatitis C Action Plan and the Nationally Coordinated Hepatitis C Education and Prevention Approach; provides a broad analysis of the current national and State- and Territory-level responses to the epidemic; and recommendations on directions and priorities for national action.

1999Rescinded

Epidemiology of the hepatitis C virus - Communicable Diseases Intelligence Technical Report No. 3

This report of the epidemiology of Hepatitis C Virus summarises the state of knowledge to the end of 1998. The report is based upon extensive literature reviews and the compilation of a research register that identifies Australian studies. This is the third report in the Communicable Diseases Intelligence Technical Report series.

1999Current

Australia's National Tobacco Campaign: evaluation report volume one: every cigarette is doing you damage

This report is based on surveys evaluating the first phase of the National Tobacco Campaign. The surveys measured campaign reach and recognition, smoking prevalence, beliefs, attitudes and behaviour.

1999Current

National diabetes strategy 2000-2004

The National diabetes strategy provides key information on the epidemiology of diabetes, costs and associated issues in the community. It also outlines the mission, principles and goals of the strategy, and provides a strategic framework which links proposed activities and performance measures to each goal.

1999Current

Discussion Document Towards a Fourth National HIV/AIDS Strategy April 1999

This paper is a discussion document provided for comment and consultation. The development of a fourth National HIV/AIDS Strategy will involve extensive consultation, which will take place around Australia during the second quarter of 1999.

1999Historical

Reforming the Australian health care system: the role of government. Occasional Papers: New Series Number 1

This first paper in the series Occasional Papers: New Series, deals with Australian government involvement in health care; population health, particular challenges for the Australian health system and changing priorities.

1999Historical

Innovative grants program: project summaries

This report is a summary of the projects funded under the Innovative Grants Program which was established in 1992 to support community-based reform activities under the National Mental Health Strategy.

1999Historical

Building on success 2: towards a national strategy for HIV/AIDS health promotion for gay and other homosexually active men

This document outlines priorities for maintaining leadership and partnerships in the continued promotion of HIV/AIDS health initiatives for gay and other homosexually active men. It proposes a change from health education to health promotion and provides strategic direction for future developments. It contains 23 recommendations.

1998Historical

Building on success 1: a review of gay and other homosexually active men's HIV/AIDS education in Australia

A national review of HIV/AIDS education for gay and other homosexually active men was conducted by the National Centre for Health Promotion. This document reports the findings of the review and was completed in August 1998

1998Historical

Building on success 3: the Commonwealth Government response to towards national strategy for HIV/AIDS health promotion for gay and other homosexually active men

This document outlines the Government's commitment to maintaining the success of HIV/AIDS health promotion for gay and other homosexually active men. It provides a response to each of the recommendations in Building on Success 2 and gives details of specific commitments to new projects and initiatives

1998Historical

Helping to prevent neural tube defects: a pharmacist's and assistants' guide to folate

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) featured this 8 page booklet on folate in the September 1997 issue of the Australian Pharmacist to target pharmacists and their professional development on folate.

1998Current

Environmental health publications

List of Publications on environmental health currently distributed by the Office of Health Protection of the Australian Government Department of Health

1998Current

Breastfeeding

The Australian Government is committed to protecting, promoting, supporting and monitoring breastfeeding throughout Australia.

1998Current

Evaluation of the national mental health strategy

This evaluation, finalised in 1997, considered the effectiveness and appropriateness of the National Mental Health Strategy from its inception in 1992.

1997Current

Foodborne Disease: Towards reducing foodborne illness in Australia - Communicable Diseases Intelligence Technical Report Series No. 2

The report identifies gaps in knowledge of foodborne disease and assesses the current trends in epidemiology, leading to recommendations to reduce foodborne disease on a national basis. The report encourages a multi-sector approach to the prevention, surveillance and control of foodborne diseases. This is the second report in the Communicable Diseases Intelligence Technical Report series.

1997Current

Review of current interventions and identification of best practice currently used by community based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service providers in promoting and supporting breastfeeding and appropriate infant nutrition.

Report on project commissioned as part of the national initiative 'Health throughout life: maternal health - increasing rates of breastfeeding in Australia'.

1997Historical

Review of current interventions and identification of best practice currently used by community based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service providers in promoting and supporting breastfeeding and appropriate infant nutrition.

Report on project commissioned as part of the national initiative 'Health throughout life: maternal health - increasing rates of breastfeeding in Australia'.

1997Historical

Audit of current training in breastfeeding support and infant nutrition

This report provides information on an audit of current training for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and other health professionals providing health care to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander women.

1997Historical

Occasional papers series

This page contains: First series 1997 - 1998 , New series 1999 - 2003, Health financing series 1999 - 2001.

1997Historical

National Indigenous Australian's Sexual Health Strategy 1996-97 to 1998-99

The strategy provides a comprehensive approach to preventing the spread of HIV and other sexually transmissible infections in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. It recommends action in four priority areas: prevention; treatment, care and support; workforce issues; and research and data collection.

1997Historical

Australian Guidelines for drug donations to developing countries- APAC November 1996

The following page contains the downloadable Pdf of the Australian Guidelines for drug donations to developing Countries

1996Current

Review of methadone treatment in Australia

A review of the range of management, clinical and administrative practices existing in Australia in the delivery of methadone services and the funding mechanisms supporting those services.

1995Current

Valuing the past ... investing in the future- Evaluation of the National HIV /AIDS Strategy 1993-94 to 1995-96

The National HIV/AIDS Strategy 1993–94 to 1995–96 is Australia’s second National HIV/AIDS Strategy. The first Strategy operated from 1989 to 1993 and was evaluated in 1992. This evaluation report was requested by Federal Cabinet when it agreed to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy 1993–94 to 1995–96.

1995Historical

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 8

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: A list of references used in Chapter 8.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 8

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 8.11 Conclusions.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 8

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 8.10 The politics of therapeutic cannabinoid use.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 8

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 8.9 The limitations of anecdotal evidence

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 8

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 8.8 Cannabis and AIDS.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 8

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 8.7 Other possible therapeutic uses.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 8

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 8.6 Cannabinoids as analgesics.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 8

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 8.5 Cannabinoids as anti-asthmatic agents.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 8

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 8.4 Cannabinoids and neurological disorders.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 8

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 8.3 Cannabinoids as anti-glaucoma agents.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 8

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 8.2 Cannabinoids as anti-emetic agents.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 9

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: A list of references used in chapter 9.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 9

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 9.4 Implications for harm reduction.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 9

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 9.3 A comparative appraisal of health risks: alcohol, tobacco and cannabis use.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 9

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 9.2 Two special concerns.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 7

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 7.6 Does cannabis use cause psychotic disorders?

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 7

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 7.5 Chronic cannabis use and brain damage.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 7

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 7.4 Effects of chronic cannabis use on cognitive functioning.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 7

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 7.3 Is there a cannabis dependence syndrome?

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 7

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: A list of references used in Chapter 7.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 7

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 7.2 Psychological adjustment in adults.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 6

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: A list of references used in chapter 6.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 6

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 6.5 Reproductive effects of cannabis.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 6

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 6.4 Effects on the respiratory system.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 6

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 6.3 Cardiovascular effects.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 6

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 6.2 Immunological effects.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 5

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: A list of References used in chapter 5.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 5

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 5.5 Interactions between cannabis and other drugs.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 5

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 5.3 Tolerance to acute effects.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 5

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 5.4 Psychomotor effects.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 5

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 5.2 Toxic dose levels.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 4

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: A list of references used in Chapter 4.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 4

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 4.10 Passive inhalation.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 4

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 4.9 Intoxication and levels of cannabinoids.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 4

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 4.8 Detection of cannabinoids in body fluids.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 4

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 4.7 Metabolism of cannabinoids.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 4

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 4.6 Patterns of use.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 4

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 4.5 Dosage.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 4

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 4.4 Routes of administration.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 4

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 4.3 Forms of cannabis.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 4

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: 4.2 The cannabinoid receptor.

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The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 3

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: A list of references for Chapter 3 of this monograph.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 3

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 3.2 Evidential desiderata.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 8

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: The therapeutic effects of cannabinoids.

1994Rescinded

National Drug Strategy Monograph Series No. 25 - executive summary

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: An executive summary of Monograph 25 - The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use.

1994Rescinded

National Drug Strategy Monograph Series No. 25 - acknowledgements

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Acknowledgements for assistance in the preparation of this manuscript.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 7

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: National Drug Strategy Monograph Series No. 25.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 6

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: National Drug Strategy Monograph Series No. 25.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 5

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: National Drug Strategy Monograph Series No. 25.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 1

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: National Drug Strategy Monograph Series No. 25.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 4

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: National Drug Strategy Monograph Series No. 25.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 2

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: National Drug Strategy Monograph Series No. 25 introduction.

1994Rescinded

The Health and Psychological Consequences of Cannabis Use

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: National Drug Strategy Monograph Series No. 25.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 3

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: National Drug Strategy Monograph Series 25.

1994Rescinded

The health and psychological consequences of cannabis use - chapter 9

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Chapter 9.1 Summary of the major adverse health and psychological effects of acute and chronic cannabis use.

1994Rescinded