Information, guidelines and resources on infection, prevention and control, diagnosis, treatment and management of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in NSW.

Framework: Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in NSW

This framework provides a guide to help health services develop local approaches to address ARF and RHD.

Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease control guidelines

These control guidelines are designed to provide advice and guidance to public health units in responding to a notifications of ARF and RHD.

The role of LHD Coordinators in NSW

This document describes the key activities and functions of LHD Coordinators in relation to the RHD Program.

Management of new cases of ARF and RHD

Guidelines for LHD Coordinators managing people new notified with ARF or RHD in NSW.

The 2nd edition of the Australian guideline for the prevention, diagnosis and management of ARF and RHD published by RHDAustralia in 2012. This guideline outlines the standard of care for all people with ARF and RHD.

Health care worker factsheet

A general fact sheet for health care workers about ARF and RHD, what they are, how to prevent them, who is at higher risk, and how they are treated and managed.

Current as at: Monday 14 May 2018
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