Find information about statewide drug and alcohol programs, including early and brief interventions, treatment and extended care services.
Nurses and midwives have the privilege of supporting patients at critical times in their lives.
NSW Health is responsible for regulating, licensing and providing advice on the handling, prescription and supply of medicines and chemicals in NSW.
Find information about caring for pregnant women, children and families.
NSW Health regulates licences for private hospitals and day procedure centres, anatomy laboratories, the wholesale supply and manufacture of medications, and maintains the central register of IVF donor conceived births.
The Public Health Act outlines requirements for public health issues, including notification of diseases and a code of conduct for unregistered health practitioners.
In any healthcare situation, communication is essential. NSW Health provides access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week interpreting services, either onsite or by telephone in over 120 languages, including Auslan.