These guidelines for health professionals outline medications available for treating opioid dependence in Australia. They are intended for use by those not experienced in the treatment of alcohol and other drug problems.
This report outlines developmental research that looked at perceptions, motivation and barriers to breast screening and the essential needs of the communication campaign from the target audience perspective. It helped guide the BreastScreen Australia campaign.
This policy outlines why we don’t routinely screen women under 50 years of age for breast cancer. Women aged between 40 and 49 are still able to be screened if they want to.
This policy outlines why we don’t routinely screen women who already have breast cancer symptoms. They need diagnostic mammography rather than the screening program.
This document shows how much we spent in 2012–13 on stoma appliances and products under the Stoma Appliance Scheme.Part of a collection: Stoma Appliance Scheme utilisation and expenditure data collection
This background paper is a summary of the research and policy that underpins Australia's national framework for recovery-oriented mental health services.
A national framework for recovery-oriented mental health services: guide for practitioners and providers
This document provides guidance to mental health practitioners and services on recovery-oriented practice and service delivery.
Australian Government response to Senate Community Affairs References Committee Report on The role of the Therapeutic Goods Administration regarding medical devices, particularly Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) breast implants, July 2013
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
Australian Government response to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee Report on the: Aged Care (Living Longer Living Better) Bill 2013 [Provisions] and Related Bills
These research reports were used to help develop the graphic health warnings used on cigarette packaging and evaluate the effectiveness of the plain packaging design.
This report presents the main findings of market research carried out in 2011–2012 to evaluate the success of phase 2 of the bowel cancer screening campaign.Part of a collection: National Bowel Cancer Screening Program – research and evaluation
This statement outlines the mental health rights and responsibilities of consumers, carers, support persons, service providers and the community.
Australian Government response to recommendations from the Inquiry into Commonwealth Funding and Administration of Mental Health Services report: Letter to Senator Rachel Siewert, Committee Chair
Australian Government response to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee report: The regulatory standards for the approval of medical devices in Australia
Australian Government response to the recommendations of the Finance and Public Administration References Committee report on the government’s administration of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
Australian Government response to the recommendations of the Senate Community Affairs References Committee report: The social and economic impact of rural wind farms
There are extra physical, psychological and social risks involved for those with a mental illness who want to quit smoking. Find out how you, as a health professional, can help them succeed.
This fact sheet lists ways that you can support someone with a mental illness to quit smoking.
This guide is for health professionals working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who want to quit smoking. It has information on medicines that can help quit smoking, including nicotine replacement therapy (NRT).