العنف والتعسف المنزلي والأسري

Domestic and family violence can take many forms. This type of violence does not discriminate and can impact anyone, creating fear and anxiety in families. This page has information and supports for people and their loved ones about domestic abuse and violence.

التخطيط للسلامة في حالات العنف المنزلي

If you are at risk of domestic and family violence, you can take steps to protect yourself and your loved ones in case of an emergency. This is safety planning. This page includes information about how to safely leave a bad situation and supports for you and your loved ones.

الاعتداء الجنسي

Sexual assault encompasses any sexual behavior that makes someone feel uncomfortable, frightened, intimidated, or threatened. Consent is key, and any sexual assault is a serious crime. This page has information about sexual assault and includes support options.

الأدوية المضادة للذهان

Psychosis is a serious mental health condition. It is when a person cannot tell the difference between...

القلق

Anxiety is when you feel anxious or stressed without a clear reason. It is the most common...

الفجيعة والحزن والخسارة

Bereavement is the process of coping with the death of a family member or close friend. If...

الاكتئاب

Depression is a mental health condition that affects your mood. One in six people will experience depression...

الصحة النفسية أثناء الكوارث

What is a disaster? A disaster can include heatwaves, bushfires, droughts, floods, severe storms and tropical cyclones, earthquakes, tsunamis and...

مشكلة القمار

Some people can gamble responsibly, but others find it hard to stop. Gambling becomes a problem when...

أذى الذات

Self harm is when someone purposely hurts a part of their body. Some common forms of self-harm...

الأفكار الانتحارية

Sometimes, people have thoughts about wanting to harm themselves or end their life. These thoughts may occur...

نزف أو كدمات غير طبيعية

What is abnormal bleeding or bruising? It’s normal to bruise or bleed after an injury. Abnormal bleeding or bruising is...

فقر الدم (الأنيميا)‬‬

Anaemia is when your body does not have enough healthy red blood cells. This reduces the oxygen...

التخثر الوريدي العميق‬

Deep vein thrombosis is a type of blood clot that forms in a deep vein (not a...

داء ترسب الأصبغة الدموية

Haemochromatosis causes the body to absorb too much iron from food. The condition is genetic, which means...

ارتفاع ضغط الدم

What is hypertension? Hypertension is the medical name for high blood pressure. High blood pressure means your blood is pumping...

فقر الدم الناجم عن عَوَز الحديد‬

Iron deficiency anaemia is a type of anaemia caused by a lack of iron. You need iron...

Pulmonary embolism

A pulmonary embolism is when a blood clot blocks the arteries that supply blood to the lungs....

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سرطان الأمعاء

Bowel cancer is cancer that affects the colon or rectum. It is also called colorectal cancer. Cancer...

سرطان بطانة الرحم

Endometrial cancer is cancer that starts in the uterus. Most women who get this type of cancer...

الخطر العائلي للإصابة بسرطان الثدي أو سرطان المبيض

Around five percent of breast cancers and 15 percent of ovarian cancers are due to a family...

Family risk of colorectal or endometrial cancer

A family history of other cancers may increase your risk of developing colorectal or endometrial cancer. This page contains information about the familial risk of cancer and provides support options for families.

سرطان الكبد

Liver cancer is cancer that starts in the cells of the liver. In people with liver cancer,...

سرطان الرئة

Lung cancer is a form of cancer that starts in the lungs. In Australia, more people die...

سرطان الغدد الليمفاوية

Lymphoma is a type of blood cancer. At affects the lymphatic system. The two main types are Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. This page includes information about lymphoma, including how your care may look and what supports you can access.

الورم الميلانيني

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer. It develops in the skin cells and usually occurs on the parts of the body that have been overexposed to the sun. This page has information about about melanoma and includes links to different supports for people who have this type of cancer.

سرطان المبيض

Ovarian cancer is cancer that begins in the ovaries. In people with this type of cancer, cells...

الكشف عن سرطان الثدي

Screening for breast cancer is your best chance for detecting breast cancer early. It involves having a screening two years from the age of 50 (or earlier if your GP advises it). This page includes information about what may happen during a breast screen and lists supports.

اضطرابات القلق المرضي لدى الأطفال والشباب

An anxiety disorder is when we often feel very anxious. This can be anxious about something specific...

السلوكيات الداعية للقلق لدى الأطفال

Some children act differently to other children. Behaving differently isn’t always a problem. But, if your child’s...

الاضطرابات السلوكية لدى الأطفال والشباب

A behavioural disorder is when a child has difficulty with their emotions and behaviours. Their behaviour can...

الاضطرابات القهرية لدى الأطفال والشباب

A compulsive disorder is when a person has repeated unwanted thoughts or the need to repeat a...

اضطرابات الاكتئاب والمزاج ثنائي القطب لدى الأطفال والشباب

A depressive disorder is when a person has low mood, less interest or enjoyment in activities and...

Developmental concerns

GPs use milestones to track your child’s development. Milestones are the skills and tasks children can do...

الاضطرابات الذهانية لدى الأطفال والشباب

Getting a diagnosis of a psychotic disorder will depend how long, how bad and in what ways...

السلوكيات الداعية للقلق لدى الأطفال

Some children act differently to other children. Behaving differently isn’t always a problem. But, if your child’s...

Developmental concerns

GPs use milestones to track your child’s development. Milestones are the skills and tasks children can do...

التهاب المفاصل مجهول السبب عند الأطفال

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is a type of arthritis that develops in a child aged 16 or younger....

انقطاع النفس الانسدادي أثناء النوم لدى الأطفال

Obstructive sleep apnoea is when something partly or completely blocks the throat during sleep. This causes breathing...

الطفح الجلدي عند الأطفال

A rash is a change in colour and texture of the skin. They can feel hot, itchy,...

التحكم في الوزن لدى الأطفال

Weight management in children is about making long-term changes that support a healthy lifestyle. The goal is...

داء السكري والنظام الغذائي

Diet is an important part of managing your diabetes. There is no one-size-fits-all diet for diabetes, because...

مرض السكري والحمل

If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes and are pregnant, you need special care. Without...

فحص العيون لدى المصابين بداء السكري

Diabetes is not just a disease that affects your blood sugar levels. High blood sugar levels can...

فحص الأقدام عند المصابين بالسكري

Diabetes is not just a disease that affects your blood sugar levels. High blood sugar levels can...

فحص الكلى عند المصابين بالسكري

High blood sugar levels can damage your kidneys. Undiagnosed kidney damage can lead to serious health issues....

Diabetes medications

If you have type 2 diabetes, you may need medication to help manage your blood sugar levels....

سكري الحمل

Diabetes develops if the body can’t make enough insulin. Insulin helps the body to absorb sugar from...

نقص غلوكوز الدم

Hypoglycaemia is low blood sugar and it’s one of the most common problems related to diabetes. Taking...

Pre-diabetes

After you eat, your body breaks down food into glucose, a type of sugar. A hormone called...

تخطيط ما قبل الحمل للسيدات المصابات بالسكري

If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes and can become pregnant, it is important to...

داء السكري من النوع 1

Type 1 diabetes is when your pancreas is unable to make insulin. Insulin is a hormone that...

مرض السكري من النوع 2

What is type 2 diabetes? Diabetes develops if the body can’t make enough insulin. After you eat, your body breaks...

فوائد التمارين الرياضية

It can sometimes seem too hard to exercise, with time, money, tiredness and other factors getting in the way. However,...

الحفاظ على التغيير الصحي للسلوك

Sometimes getting the motivation to change our lifestyle is easy but actually making that change and sticking with it can...

الأمراض المتعلقة بالبدانة

Obesity can affect a person’s overall health and wellbeing. People with a body mass index of more...

التخطيط لفقدان الوزن

Being overweight or obese can have an impact on your health, but even small amounts of weight...

الإقلاع عن التدخين‬

Smoking is the greatest cause of preventable illness and death in Australia. Around two-thirds of long-term smokers...

الكحوليات

Alcohol is a legal drug in Australia for people over the age of 18. However, alcohol use...

القنب

Cannabis is the most commonly used illegal drug in Australia. It is used in three main forms:...

القنب الطبي

Medicinal cannabis comes from the cannabis plant (also called marijuana). Most medicinal cannabis contains cannabidiol (CBD) and...

الميثامفيتامين

Methamphetamine is an illegal stimulant which is often called ‘crystal meth’ or ‘ice’. Methamphetamine gives you a...

المواد أفيونية المفعول

There are many types of opioids, including prescription opioids such as morphine and illegal opioids such as...

ممارسات الحقن الآمن

What should I do? People who inject drugs can place themselves at risk of HIV, hepatitis C and other blood...

انقطاع النفس الانسدادي النومي

Obstructive sleep apnoea is when something partly or completely blocks the throat during sleep. This causes breathing...

التخطيط المسبق للرعاية

What is advance care planning? Advance care planning is for people at any age. It is making a plan for...

المرحلة النهائية لمرض الجهاز التنفسي

End-stage respiratory disease is when a lung disease reaches a stage where the person with the disease...

التعامل مع الاحتضار

Managing the final stages of dying involves careful planning. It’s important the person’s wishes are respected. As...

الرعاية التلطيفية‬‬‬

What is palliative care? Palliative care is a specific type of care for people who have a life-limiting illness. Palliative...

التعامل مع الألم أثناء الرعاية التلطيفية

More than 65% of palliative care patients experience a form of pain from mild to severe, depending...

Self-care for families and carers in palliative care

Caring for someone who has a life-limiting illness is hard but rewarding. It is normal to feel...

اضطراب النوم في الرعاية التلطيفية

People nearing the end of their lives may have trouble sleeping. There are many reasons why sleep...

الموت الطوعي بمساعدة طبية في نيو ساوث ويلز

What is voluntary assisted dying? Voluntary assisted dying (VAD) means a person can ask for medical help to end their...

فحص العيون لدى المصابين بداء السكري

Diabetes is not just a disease that affects your blood sugar levels. High blood sugar levels can...

نقص فيتامين ب12

Vitamin B12 deficiency means you don’t have enough vitamin B12 in your body. Our bodies need vitamin...

ألم الصدر‬‬‬‬‬‬

Chest pain can feel like a dull ache, a sharp stab, or a crushing or burning sensation....

هبوط القلب / السكتة القلبية‬‬‬‬

Heart failure is when your heart can’t pump enough blood to the rest of your body. The...

التطعيم

Immunisation is the process of getting a vaccine against a serious disease. Vaccines work by producing an...

التطعيم والحمل

Getting certain vaccines before, during and after pregnancy protects you and your baby. Vaccines for pregnant women...

لقاح الإنفلونزا

The influenza (flu) vaccine protects against the flu. The vaccine helps reduce the risk of getting sick...

كسر الكاحل

An ankle fracture is a broken ankle. Fractures can be thin cracks or complete breaks that shatter....

التواء الكاحل

An ankle sprain is an ankle injury caused by rolling, twisting or straining the ankle. An ankle...

الحروق

What is a burn? A burn occurs when skin is injured by heat. Common causes of burns include hot or...

كسر الترقوة

A clavicle fracture is a break in the collar bone. Your collar bone is one of the...

كسور اليد

A hand fracture is a break in a bone in the hand (metacarpal fracture) or fingers (phalanx...

Lacerations (Cuts)

A laceration is a deep cut to the skin or flesh. In some cases, your GP can...

Prepatellar bursitis (Housemaid’s knee)

Prepatellar bursitis is a type of knee injury that occurs when the bursa, in the front of...

كسور العظم الزورقي

A scaphoid fracture is a break in one of the bones in your wrist. They usually happen...

خلع الكتف وعدم استقراره

What is shoulder dislocation and instability? A shoulder dislocation is when the upper arm bone comes out of the shoulder...

إصابة الكلى الحادة

Acute kidney injury is a form of kidney damage that occurs quickly, over a few hours to...

الدم في البول (البيلة الدموية)

Haematuria is when there is blood in the urine. It can be: Visible: It is possible to...

مرض الكلى المزمن

Your kidneys filter the blood in your body, removing waste products that can harm your organs. If...

فحص الكلى عند المصابين بالسكري

High blood sugar levels can damage your kidneys. Undiagnosed kidney damage can lead to serious health issues....

إنتان الكلى (التهاب الكلى والحويضة)

Kidney infections happen when bacteria enters your body via the urethra (the tube you pass urine through)....

بيلة بروتينية

Proteinuria is the medical name for protein in the urine. There is usually a small amount of...

مرض الكبد الدهني

Healthy livers have very little or no fat in them. But if you drink too much alcohol,...

التهاب الكبد الوبائي ب

Hepatitis B is a virus that affects the liver. The virus is spread through body fluids such...

التهاب الكبد الوبائي ج

Hepatitis C is a virus that affects your liver. It is spread by direct blood contact such...

Breathlessness (Dyspnoea)

Breathlessness is shortness of breath, or difficulty breathing. It can happen for a number of reasons, including:...

مرض الانسداد الرئوي المزمن (COPD)

COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, describes a range of lung diseases, including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, non-reversible...

المرحلة النهائية لمرض الجهاز التنفسي

End-stage respiratory disease is when a lung disease reaches a stage where the person with the disease...

الالتهاب الرئوي

Pneumonia is a serious lung infection caused by a bacteria or virus. It can affect one or...

متلازمة النفق الرسغي

Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by a pinched nerve in your wrist. The pinched nerve causes a...

تقلُّص دوبويتران

Dupuytren’s Contracture happens when the skin under your hand slowly thickens and gets tight. This can force...

العُقد

Ganglia are small cysts, they are also known as ganglion cysts. They look like small bumps and...

السكتة الدماغية

A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is blocked. There are two main types...

النوبة الإقفارية العابرة (TIA)

A Transient Ischaemic Attack, also known as a TIA, is a minor stroke. It occurs when blood...

ADHD in children

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common developmental disorder that affects how people behave. Children with ADHD may...

Autism in children

Autism spectrum disorder (autism for short) affects how someone thinks, feels, acts and behaves with others. Signs...

الخرف

What is dementia? Dementia causes a decline in brain function. It affects parts of the brain like memory, thinking, learning,...

Epilepsy and pregnancy

It is important to plan for a healthy pregnancy if you have epilepsy. Most women with epilepsy...

الضعف الإدراكي الخفيف

Mild cognitive impairment is memory loss that is not a normal part of ageing. It affects up...

الورم الوعائي الدموي في الأطفال (الوحمة)

An infantile haemangioma is the most common type of birthmark in babies. They often appear a few...

آلام الظهر

Back pain is the term for pain felt in the spine or back. It can be mild...

الألم المزمن

Chronic pain is pain that lasts longer than expected. It usually occurs after an injury or disease....

ظفر القدم الغارز في اللحم

Ingrown toenails occur when your toenail grows into the skin of the toe. They are most common...

ألم الركبة

Knee pain is pain you can feel in the knee joint or around the knee. Knee pain...

Medication for acute pain

There are two main types of pain: acute and chronic. Acute pain starts suddenly and is usually...

ألم قصبة الساق (الظنبوب)

The shin bone (tibia) is the large bone at the front of the lower leg. Shin pain...

الإصبع الزنادي

What is trigger finger? Trigger finger happens when your finger is hard to straighten after bending. You might notice a...

فقر الدم أثناء الحمل

Anaemia means you don’t have enough red blood cells in your blood. It’s often caused by low...

الفحص السابق للولادة

A fetal anomaly, sometimes called a birth defect, is when there is a change to part of...

الربو أثناء الحمل

If you have asthma and are pregnant, your asthma control can change. Some women have an increase...

الولادة التالية للولادة القيصرية

For women who have had one or more caesarean sections in the past, you may have the...

النزيف في منتصف إلى أواخر الحمل

Mid-late pregnancy is any time from 20 weeks to full term. Bleeding can happen for many reasons....

النزيف في النساء ذوات عامل ريصي سالب

The four major blood types are A, B, AB and O. Each of these are either rhesus...

التغلّب على محنة فقدان الجنين

What will my healthcare team do? Your healthcare team can answer many of the medical questions you may have regarding...

مرض السكري والحمل

If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes and are pregnant, you need special care. Without...

Epilepsy and pregnancy

It is important to plan for a healthy pregnancy if you have epilepsy. Most women with epilepsy...

العامل الخامس لايدن في الحمل

Factor V Leiden is a gene mutation. It can increase your chance of developing an abnormal blood...

حركات الجنين

Fetal movements is a term that refers to the baby’s movements in the womb during pregnancy. Your...

سكري الحمل

Diabetes develops if the body can’t make enough insulin. Insulin helps the body to absorb sugar from...

ارتفاع ضغط الدم في أثناء الحمل ومقدمات تسمُّم الحمل

Hypertension in pregnancy and pre-eclampsia are health concerns that can affect pregnant women at any stage. Hypertension...

التطعيم والحمل

Getting certain vaccines before, during and after pregnancy protects you and your baby. Vaccines for pregnant women...

الإنهاء الطبي للحمل

A medical termination uses medication to end a pregnancy. It is safe and effective for pregnancies up...

الإجهاض

What is miscarriage? A miscarriage is a pregnancy loss that occurs within the fi­rst 20 weeks. This is usually confirmed...

السمنة أثناء الحمل

It is normal to gain weight during pregnancy. However, being overweight or obese before pregnancy, or putting...

Options for pregnancy care

In South Western Sydney, there are five main types of pregnancy care. You have a say in your pregnancy care...

متابعة التمزق العجاني

It is common for women to have some form of tear during a vaginal birth. A tear...

التخطيط لإنجاب طفل

If you’re planning to have a baby, it’s important to see your GP for a pre-conception visit...

تخطيط ما قبل الحمل للسيدات المصابات بالسكري

If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes and can become pregnant, it is important to...

مرض الغدة الدرقية أثناء الحمل

Your thyroid gland is located in your neck, near the base of your throat. It makes hormones...

الحمل غير المقصود

An unintended pregnancy is a pregnancy that is not planned. A chance pregnancy brings up a lot...

التمدد والكشط

A Dilatation and Curettage (D&C) is an operation performed on women to scrape away the lining of...

العلاج بالحديد

Iron therapy is when you get iron injected into your vein through an intravenous (IV) infusion. Your...

الإنهاء الطبي للحمل

A medical termination uses medication to end a pregnancy. It is safe and effective for pregnancies up...

الإنهاء الجراحي للحمل

Surgical termination of pregnancy is a safe day-surgery procedure. It can be performed anywhere between 7 to...

آلام الحوض الحادة لدى النساء

What is acute pelvic pain? Acute pelvic pain is soreness that’s felt in your lower stomach area. The pain may...

المتدثرة (كلاميديا)‬‬‬

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection. It’s caused by bacteria. You get chlamydia by having unprotected...

تتبع العلاقات

You’ve just found out you have a sexually transmitted infection (STI). There’s a lot going through your...

التهاب البربخ والخصية

Epididymo-orchitis is the painful swelling of the testes and the tubes attached to each testicle. It is...

الثآليل التناسلية‬‬‬‬

Genital warts, or Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), is a sexually transmitted infection caused by strains of the...

السيلان

Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria. Common symptoms include genital discharge, pain when urinating...

العقبول (الهربس)

Herpes is a common sexually transmitted infection caused by the herpes simplex virus. As many as one...

التعرض لفيروس نقص المناعة البشرية

People can become exposed to HIV in several ways. This may be from unprotected sex, sharing needles...

التعايش مع فيروس نقص المناعة البشرية

Living with HIV is the term used to describe people who are HIV-positive. Over the last three...

Permanent contraception (Steralisation)

Permanent contraception stops a person from being able to reproduce. There is an option for people with...

الوقاية قبل التعرض لفيروس نقص المناعة البشرية (PrEP)

Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is a medication that greatly reduces the risk of getting HIV. PrEP is recommended...

فحص الصحة الجنسية

What is sexual health screening? Sexual health screening is testing for one or more sexually transmitted infections (STIs). You might...

الزهري‬‬‬

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection. It’s a bacterial infection that spreads by having unprotected sex or...

إفرازات مجرى البول عند الذكور

Urethral discharge is when fluid leaks from the tube that carries urine and semen through the penis....

حب الشباب

Acne is a condition causing spots and painful bumps on the skin, also known as pimples. Acne...

التهاب الهلل (التهاب النسيج الخلوي)

Cellulitis is a bacterial skin infection. The infected area may be swollen, red, hot and tender. Common...

مسامير اللحم والدُشبذات

Corns and calluses are patches of thick, hard skin. They usually form on feet and toes but...

٣٥٬٣ الإكزيما

Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is dry and irritated skin. Eczema often appears on the face, neck,...

الشرى (الأرتيكاريا)

Hives (urticaria) is a type of itchy skin rash. The raised bumps (wheals) appear when skin cells...

الهراش

Pruritus is the medical word for itchy skin. There are many reasons why your skin can itch....

داء الصدفية

Psoriasis is a type of skin condition that usually appears as an elevated round or oval patch...

الطفح الجلدي عند الأطفال

A rash is a change in colour and texture of the skin. They can feel hot, itchy,...

Skin conditions in pregnancy

What are skin conditions in pregnancy? During pregnancy, your skin may change. It may become dry, red, itchy, darker, or...

الثآليل والثآليل الأخمصية

What are warts/verrucas? Warts and plantar warts (verrucas) are small, hard lumps on the skin. They are caused by a...

بعد وفاة شخص عزيز عليك

After a loved one has died, your GP may sign a certificate that confirms the death. You...

ضربة الشمس

What is heatstroke? Heatstroke happens when your body gets too hot. It is more common in summer due to the...

الاستعداد لموجة الحر

What is a heatwave? A heatwave is when there are more than three days in a row with a temperature...

Self-care for families and carers in palliative care

Caring for someone who has a life-limiting illness is hard but rewarding. It is normal to feel...

النوم الصحي

Sleep hygiene means good sleep habits – the things you can do to give yourself the best...

اختبار تحمل السكر الفموي

What is an oral glucose tolerance test? An oral glucose tolerance test, or OGTT, is a test that looks at...

خزعة الجلد

A skin biopsy is a quick and simple procedure that removes a small sample of skin for...

غسيل الكلى‬

Your kidneys filter the blood in your body. They remove waste products that could harm your vital...

الإفرازات المهبلية غير الطبيعية

Vaginal discharge is a fluid that comes out of your vagina. It is normally clear or white....

وسائل منع الحمل طويلة المفعول

Long-acting contraceptives are birth-control devices that stay in your body for a long time (from one month...

الإنهاء الطبي للحمل

A medical termination uses medication to end a pregnancy. It is safe and effective for pregnancies up...

Ovarian masses (Cysts)

Ovarian masses (cysts) are fluid-filled sacs that appear in the ovary. The most common types of cysts...

المرض الالتهابي الحوضي

Pelvic inflammatory disease is a bacterial infection of your uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries. This infection may...

تخطيط ما قبل الحمل للسيدات المصابات بالسكري

If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes and can become pregnant, it is important to...

موانع الحمل قصيرة المفعول

Short-acting contraceptives prevent pregnancies but are either single use or only last for a short time. The...

الحروق

What is a burn? A burn occurs when skin is injured by heat. Common causes of burns include hot or...

تقرحات‬ الساق‬‬

A leg ulcer is a wound on the leg or ankle. The wound is usually caused by...

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