Please click on any of the links below (highlighted in a blue font) for further detailed information

Cough, Cold, Earache, Sore Throat

Children:  ‘When Should I Worry?’ is a booklet developed by researchers at Cardiff University.  It provides information for parents about the management of respiratory tract infections (coughs, colds, sore throats, and ear aches) in children

Adults:  Get Well Soon Without Antibiotics – information in English ਪੰਜਾਬੀ پنجابی Español हिंदी اردو ગુજરાતી Polski Français
and other languages

 

Shared Decision Making Tools

can help you and your doctor decide on the best treatment options

Ottawa Hospital, Canada provides a search facility of its database of patient decision aids

Health Direct Australia provides information on conditions such as arthritis, anxiety, chickenpox, colds and flu and many more

Mental and Emotional Health

The Royal College of Psychiatrists provides comprehensive health information in English ਪੰਜਾਬੀ پنجابی Español हिंदी اردو ગુજરાતી Polski Français
and other languages

The Five Ways To Wellbeing are the result of research by the New Economics Forum that set out five key life areas most people need to focus on in order to feel well and healthy. A checklist you might use to discover if you have the right balance?

Diabetes

Information from Diabetes Australia to help if you have just been diagnosed and for managing your diabetes day-to-day

Information & Videos from the Canadian Diabetes Association and the British Diabetic Association on healthy eating and diabetes management

In English ਪੰਜਾਬੀ پنجابی Español हिंदी اردو ગુજરાતી Polski Français and other languages

The Sound Doctor video: ‘Diabetes – Getting Started with Self Management’ is displayed above

The Sound Doctor provides a comprehensive range of free and for-purchase healthcare videos which can be helpful to patients and their families

Diabetes UK has produced a précis of different types of diet approaches which fit with modern thinking around successful weight-loss

 

Diet

There is increasing interest in the benefits of the FODMAP diet for many gut and bowel symptoms such as irritable bowel disease.

Here are some links from Monash University in Melbourne

and Stanford Clinic in the USA

and IBS Diets

Diabetes UK has produced a précis of different types of diet approaches which fit with modern thinking around successful weight-loss

 

Cancer

Cancer Australia provides comprehensive information on types of cancer and on cancer support organisations

Cancer Council Australia provides a telephone support and counselling service

 

Heart

Information from the Heart Foundation Australia on reducing your risks and living with heart disease

Videos from the British Heart Foundation on reducing your risk of heart disease

Lungs

Information from the British Lung Foundation covering asthma, COPD, emphysema and other conditions

The Sound Doctor video: ‘COPD – Getting Started and Coping with Exacerbations’ is displayed above

The Sound Doctor provides a comprehensive range of free and for-purchase healthcare videos which can be helpful to patients and their families

 

Lab Test Results

What do your lab results mean?  Lab Tests Online Australia allows you to search for a test and read about its uses and significance

 

Pain Management

If you have been seen and investigated thoroughly by us and your hospital medical team, we may advise that we need to think about pain management options.  Here are some website which can help:

www.britishpainsociety.org     www.paincd.org.uk     www.tna.org.uk     www.franticworld.com

www.patient.co.uk/health/tens-machines

 

Back Pain

The Sound Doctor video: ‘Introduction to Back Pain’ is displayed above

The Sound Doctor provides a comprehensive range of free and for-purchase healthcare videos which can be helpful to patients and their families

 

Benign Paroxysmal Postural Vertigo

If you have been diagnosed with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, you may wish to book with Dr Dhaliwal or Dr Dugas to have the Epley Manouevre performed.  This is demonstrated by Dr Fehilly in the following video along with self-help exercises to help benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

Here is a useful leaflet (produced in the USA) for instructions for you to follow after having had the Epley Manouevre performed

Bed-wetting

Please click here for a useful patient information leaflet on bed-wetting

 My Aged Care

myagedcare is your portal to help with support at home

 

Dementia

The Sound Doctor guide to getting the best out of life with Dementia

The Sound Doctor provides a comprehensive range of free and for-purchase healthcare videos which can be helpful to patients and their families

 

Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

The Sound Doctor guide to bariatric surgery

The Sound Doctor provides a comprehensive range of free and for-purchase healthcare videos which can be helpful to patients and their families

 

End-Of-Life

Taking the approach that dying is a natural stage in our lives, the Dying Coalition offers a range of leaflets, films and other resources to support you and your family

 


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