​Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) in people of all ages and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in people aged less than 35 years became notifiable in NSW on the 2 October 2015.​

​Resources for diagnosis and notification

​​Management of people diagnosed with ARF/RHD in NSW

NSW Health has established a register for people with ARF and RHD to improve the long-term clinical care and follow-up of these patients. The register is a voluntary register and consent should be sought using the appropriate consent form and other resources below to ensure patients are making an informed decision.​

RHD Register consent resources

Information on the RHD register - Rayboy's story


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