Information about health conditions

The Commission has developed information for consumers on some key safety and quality issues, and health conditions.

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.

2021
Guide, user guide or guidelines

2021
Guide, user guide or guidelines

Acute coronary syndromes (heart attack and suspected heart attack)

Acute stroke

Cancer care

Cataract

Colonoscopy

Dementia and delirium

2014
Fact sheet or brochure

Heavy menstrual bleeding

Hip fracture

Mental Health

Osteoarthritis of the knee

2018
Guide, user guide or guidelines

Pelvic organ prolapse

2018
Guide, user guide or guidelines

Stress urinary incontinence

2018
Guide, user guide or guidelines

Transvaginal mesh complications

Venous thromboembolism