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.
This framework provides a guide to help health services develop local approaches to address ARF and RHD.
These control guidelines are designed to provide advice and guidance to public health units in responding to a notifications of ARF and RHD.
This document describes the key activities and functions of LHD Coordinators in relation to the RHD Program.
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.
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.