Contents

 
COVID-19
COVID-19 Testing
COVID-19 Self-management
COVID-19 Vaccines
COVID-19 Information
COVID-19 Information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People
COVID-19 Mental Health Supports
COVID-19 Disability
COVID-19 Palliative Care
COVID-19 Pregnancy
COVID-19 Resources for Young People
COVID-19 and Aged Care
Home
About Patientinfo
Accessing Medical Care
After Hours Medical Care
Emergency Care
Disaster Relief, Services, and Support
Drugs and Alcohol
Financial Support and Counselling
Help With Filling in Forms
Mental Health, Emotional and Social Support
Disaster or Adverse Weather Event - Mental Health
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
715 Health Check
Assault or Abuse
Abuse and Neglect of Older People
Child or Young Person at Risk of Abuse
Domestic and Family Violence (DFV)
Sexual Assault or Abuse
General Health
Anaphylaxis
Bladder and Kidneys
Acute Kidney Injury
Catheters
Dialysis
Kidney Health
Chronic Kidney Disease
Kidney Stones
Urinary Incontinence
Blood
Abnormal Bleeding or Bruising
Anaemia in Adults
B12 Deficiency
Blood or Body Fluid Exposure
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Haemochromatosis
High Blood Calcium Levels
High Platelets
Increased Haematocrit or Haemoglobin
Intravenous Iron Infusion
Iron Deficiency Anaemia
MGUS (Monoclonal Gammopathy)
Myeloma
Neutropenia
Pulmonary Embolism
Thrombotic Disorders
Bones, Joints and Muscles
Ankle Sprain
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury in Adults
Arthritis
Gout
Inflammatory Arthritis
Osteoarthritis
Hip Osteoarthritis
Septic Arthritis
Back Pain in Adults
Baker's or Popliteal Cyst in Adults
Biceps Tendon Rupture
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Dupuytren's
Fibromyalgia
Foot and Toe Injuries
Frozen Shoulder
Ganglia
Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) or Temporal Arteritis
Hip Fracture
Nose Fracture
Neck Pain
Osteoporosis
Vitamin D Supplementation
Osteoporosis Treatments
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Rotator Cuff Disorders
Shoulder Dislocation
Trigger Finger
Bowel
Constipation in Adults
Brain Health
Cancer
Breast Symptoms and Suspected Breast Cancer
Cancer Care Services in NSW
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)
Colorectal Cancer Symptoms
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lymphoedema
Lymphoma
Melanoma
Chronic Non-cancer Pain
Diabetes
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diabetes in Pregnancy
Diabetes Management
Diabetes Medications
Insulin
Getting ready to start insulin
Insulin Pumps
Foot Care and Diabetes
Hyperglycaemia and Corticosteroids
Hypoglycaemia in Diabetes
Kidneys and Diabetes
Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes
Ongoing Management of Type 1 Diabetes
Screening and Diagnosis of Diabetes
Sick Day Management
Ears
Ear Discharge
Ear Wax
Hearing Loss
For patients
Hearing Aids and Devices
Hearing Loss in Adults
Tinnitus
Vertigo
Endocrine System
Adrenal Nodules
Thyroid Conditions
Eyes
Cataracts
Conjunctivitis
Ocular Lubricants
Vision Impairment
Genetic Conditions
Cystic Fibrosis Screening
Down Syndrome
Haemochromatosis
Huntington's Disease
Intellectual Disability in Adults - Genetics
Mitochondrial Disease
Rare and Undiagnosed Genetic Conditions
Referral to Genetic Services
Heart and Circulation
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Atrial Fibrillation
Medications for Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiovascular Risk
Chest Pain
Heart Attack
Endocarditis
Heart Failure
Heart Murmurs in Adults
Hyperlipidaemia
Hypertension
Intermittent Claudication
Preventing Heart Infection After Surgery
Palpitations
Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD)
Starting and Monitoring Warfarin
Varicose Veins and Chronic Venous Insufficiency
Heat-related illness
Hormones
Long Term Steroids (Glucocorticoids)
Infectious Diseases
Cellulitis
Ebola
Gastroenteritis in Adults
Influenza
Measles
Meningococcal Disease
Multi-drug Resistant Organisms (MRO)
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Monkeypox
Q Fever
Recurrent Staphylococcal Infection
Severe Infection and Sepsis
Sinusitis
Tetanus
Sore Throat
Tuberculosis (TB)
Zika Virus
Zoonoses
Intellectual Disability
Behaviours of Concern in Adults with Intellectual Disability
Mental Health Concerns in Adults with Intellectual Disability
Investigations
Bone Mineral Density Testing
Computerised Tomography (CT)
Laboratory Testing
MRI Scans
Nuclear Medicine
Positive Faecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT)
Radiation Dosages
Ultrasound
X-rays
Liver
Abnormal Liver Function Tests
Cirrhosis of the Liver
Fatty Liver
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Liver Cancer
Lungs
Asthma in Adults
Heating and Energy Rebates
Home Oxygen
Chronic Cough
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Inhaled Medications and Spacers
Lung Cancer
Pulmonary Embolism
Sleep Apnoea
Spirometry Testing and Interpretation
Medical Consent
Mouth and Teeth
Jaw Pain
Oral Lesions
Wisdom Teeth
Neurological Conditions
Bell's Palsy ( Facial Palsy)
Functional Neurological Disorders
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Parkinson's Disease
Peripheral Neuropathy
Stroke
TIA or Mini Stroke
Vertigo
Needle Phobia
Screening
Bowel Cancer Screening
Sleep
Insomnia
Sleep Apnoea
Skin
Acne
Angioedema
Benign and Premalignant Skin Lesions
Burns and Scalds
Cellulitis
Emollients (Moisturisers)
Hives (Urticaria)
Lacerations
Leg Ulcers
Melanoma
Chronic or Non-healing Wounds
Pressure Injury in Spinal Cord Injury
Psoriasis
Skin Biopsy
Skin Cancer (Non-pigmented)
Skin Lesion Excision
Skin Tears
Stomach and Intestines
Bowel Cancer Screening
Coeliac Disease in Adults
Colorectal Cancer Symptoms
Bowel Polyps
For patients
H. pylori
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Medications
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) / Heartburn
Throat
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Work Injuries
Child Health
ADHD Shared Care
Adolescent Immunisation
Afebrile Seizures
Asthma in Children
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Baker's or Popliteal Cyst in Children
Bedwetting
Before School Health Check
Behavioural Concerns in Children
Bow Legs in Children
Bronchiolitis
Care of Children's Ears
Casts, Crutches, and Other Rehabilitation Aids in Children
Cerebral Palsy in Children
Cold Sores in Children
Child Health
Childhood Immunisation
Coeliac Disease in Children
Constipation in Children
Cough in Children
Croup
Curly Toes in Children
Dental Infection
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
Development Concerns in Children
Eczema in Children
End of Life Decisions for Children
Epilepsy in Children
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
Flat Feet in Children
Food Hypersensitivity in Children
Gastroenteritis in Children
Allergic Rhinitis in Children
Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease in Children
Headaches in Children
Head Injury
Heart Murmurs in Children and Adolescents
Hernia in Children
Groin Swelling in Children
Umbilical problems and care in children
Intoeing in Children
Jaundice in Babies
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)
Hip Pain
Newborn Health Check
Nutrition for Children
Oral Thrush
Oral Health Checks in Children
Overweight and Obesity in Children and Young People
Diabetes in Children
Pain in Children
Short-term Pain in Children
Long-term Pain in Children and Adolescents
Painful or Swollen Joint in a Child
Perthes disease
Head Shape (Positional Plagiocephaly)
Premature Babies
Reflux in Children (Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease – GORD)
Scoliosis
Scrotal Pain or Swelling in Children
Seizures in Children
Infection and Sepsis in Children
Speech and Language Difficulties in Preschool Children
Torticollis
Undescended Testes
Unsettled Infant Behaviour (Infantile Colic)
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in Children
Urticaria in Children
Whooping Cough
Wrist Fractures in Children
Planning for End of Life
Advance Care Planning
Advance Care Planning
It's All About Talking
Let's Start Talking
Who Will Make Decisions for Me?
Aboriginal Stories about Approaching the End of Life
Agitation in the Last Days of Life
Bereavement
Breathlessness in the Last Days of Life
Cancer Pain
Care of the Family/Carers of a Patient in the Last Days of Life
Care in the Last Days of Life
Caring for a Patient at Home in the Last Days of Life
Certification of Death
Constipation in Palliative Care
Delirium in Palliative Care
Breathlessness in Palliative Care
End of Life Decisions for Children
Nausea and Vomiting in Palliative Care
New Palliative Care Patient
Pain in the Last Days of Life
Be more involved in your healthcare
Specialist Palliative Care Assessment
Spinal Cord Compression in Palliative Care Patients
Terminal Crises in the Last Days of Life
Terminal Phase Management
Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD)
Youth Health
Vaping in Youth
Youth Mental Health
Emergency and Crisis Support
Difficulty Swallowing / Dysphagia
Getting Help for Mental Health Issues
For Young People
For Families and Carers
For Friends
Older Person's Health
Assessing Fitness to Drive
Aged Care Assessment
Antidepressants in Older People
Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia
Behavioural Disorders in Older People
Carer Support
Cognitive Impairment in Older People
Decision-making capacity
Department of Veterans' Affairs
Depression in Older Persons
Driving Assessment and Vehicle Modifications
Falls Prevention in Older People
Healthy Older Person
Managing Medications
Private home delivered meal suppliers
Older Person's Health
Weight and Nutrition for Older People
Unexpected Deterioration in Older Person
Women's Health
Abdominal Pain
Bleeding After Menopause
Breastfeeding
Breast Engorgement
Improving Milk Supply
Improving Milk Supply with Domperidone
Mastitis and Breast Abscess
Medications in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Sore, Tender, and Damaged Nipples
Tongue-tie
Breast Pain (Mastalgia)
Bleeding Between Periods
Breast Symptoms and Suspected Breast Cancer
Cancer
Cancer Endometrial
Ovarian Cyst and Ovarian Cancer
Cervical Polyps
Contraception
Combined Hormonal Contraceptives (CHCs)
Contraceptive Implant
Contraceptive Injection
Contraception Options
Emergency Contraception
For patients
Progestogen-only Pills (POCPs)
Sterilisation
Endometrial Pipelle Biopsies
Endometriosis
Sub-fertility
Hysteroscopy
Menopause
Mental Health During and After Pregnancy
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Pelvic Pain
Periods
Absent Periods (Amenorrhoea)
Heavy Periods
Irregular Periods
Period Pain
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
Pregnancy and Birth
Anaemia in Pregnancy
Antenatal Care
Central Coast Antenatal First Consult
Routine Antenatal Care
Antenatal Screening
Asthma in Pregnancy
Bleeding in Pregnancy
Blood Clot Prevention
Factor V Leiden (FVL) in Pregnancy
Diabetes in Pregnancy
Heavy Bleeding After Birth (Postpartum Haemorrhage)
Hypertension in Pregnancy
Kidney Disease in Pregnancy
Miscarriage
Nausea, Vomiting, and Hyperemesis in Pregnancy
Next Birth After Caesarean Section
Palpitations in Pregnancy
Perineal Tear Follow-up
Preconception Assessment
Pregnancy and Birth Education
Medications in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Recurrent Miscarriage
Rh (D) Negative Women
Skin Conditions (Rash and Itch) in Pregnancy
Termination of Pregnancy
Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy
Varicella and Pregnancy
Prolapse
Ring Pessaries
Screening
Breast Screening
Cervical Screening
Thrush
Vulvodynia
Men's Health
Anxiety
Cancer
Chronic Testicular Pain in Adults
Depression
Enlarged Prostate
Gynaecomastia
Men's Health
Older Person's Health
Physical Activity
Prostate Cancer Early Detection
Sterilisation
Suicide Prevention
Testosterone Deficiency in Men
Weight Management
Nutrition
Men's Referral Service
Transgender Health
Transgender Health Support Services
Mental Health
Anxiety in Adults
Bereavement
Bereavement in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
Bereavement Support Services
Bipolar Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder
Deliberate Self-harm
Depression
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents
Eating Disorders in Adults
Involuntary Treatment
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Problem Gambling
Psychosis
Social and Emotional Wellbeing
Social Isolation and Loneliness
Suicide Prevention
e-Mental Health Online Resources and Telephone Counselling
Sexual Health
Chlamydia
Contact Tracing
Combined Hormonal Contraceptives (CHCs)
Contraceptive Implant
Contraceptive Injection
Emergency Contraception
Epididymo-orchitis
Genital HPV
Gonorrhoea
Genital Herpes
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
HIV Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)
HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
For patients
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Progestogen-only Pills (POCPs)
Sexual Health Assessment
Sterilisation
STI Fact Sheets
STI Screening
Syphilis
Refugee Health Services
Smoking
Drugs and Alcohol
Alcohol Interlocking Program
Alcohol Intervention
Alcohol Withdrawal
Benzodiazepine Dependence
Medication-assisted treatment of Opioid Dependence (MATOD)
NSAIDs
Problematic Cannabis Use
Problematic Opioid Use
Psychostimulant Withdrawal
Using Naloxone
For patients
Keeping Healthy and Preventive Care
Bariatric Surgery
Community Nutrition Programs and Initiatives
Hand Hygiene
Headaches in Adults
Healthy Older Person
Healthy Travelling
Immunisation
Australian Bat Lyssavirus Exposure Management
Immunisation
Immunisation and Pregnancy
Post Stem Cell Transplant Immunisation
Travel Vaccination
Rabies Immunisation
Medication Patient Resources
Nutrition for Children
Physical Activity
Physical Activity Children
Standard Oral Nutrition Supplements
Weight Management
Nutrition
Carer Information
Local Health and Support Services
Accommodation
Community Transport Providers
Culturally Appropriate Care
Dental Locations
Disability Support Services
Drug and Poisons Information
Early Pregnancy Assessment Service
Electronic Prescriptions
Emergency and Short-term Relief
Emergency Care
Friendly Faces Helping Hands
Hello Hunter
HNE Health Matters Magazine
HNEkidshealth
Housing and Financial Support
How to Access Care During the Holiday Season
Hunter Primary Care
Interpreter Services
Maternity and Gynaecology Options for Care
Medications in Hospital
Mobility Aids and Equipment Providers
Multicultural Health Liaison Service
My Health Record
National Disability Insurance Scheme
Newcastle Regional Library
Organ and Tissue Donation
Pharmacies (Chemists)
Private home delivered meal suppliers
Problem Gambling
Psychology and Counselling Services
For patients
Work Injuries
Be more involved in your healthcare
Shared Decision Making