Antimicrobial stewardship and antibiotic use
Antimicrobials are medicines used to treat and prevent infections. They include antibiotics and antiviral medicines. Infections are caused by organisms called microbes, such as bacteria.
Antimicrobial stewardship is a set of strategies to ensure that medicines are used appropriately, to reduce the risk of antimicrobial resistance.
More information about antimicrobial stewardship and the use of antibiotics to treat infections can be found here.
Acute coronary syndromes (heart attack and suspected heart attack)
Australian Death Notification Service
A free service to help people let multiple organisations know that someone has died using a single online notification.
The Commission has developed a wide range of resources which provide advice on how to reduce the risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19) exposure and infection. These resources are freely available now for Australian health service organisations, healthcare professionals and consumers.
For information about COVID-19 vaccination visit the Australian Government Department of Health’s website.