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A translated resource providing information about prevention and management of constipation for residents, families and carers. It includes some signs that a person may be constipated and also ways to prevent and manage constipation.
Step-by-step brochure to completing a bowel cancer screening kit.
01 Apr 2021... This brochure provides some simple facts about bowel cancer and the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
01 Jun 2019... Brochure about bowel cancer risk, symptoms, screening and prevention.
01 Jun 2016... People with poor bowel control accidentally pass bowel motions at the wrong time or in the wrong place. They may also pass wind when they do not mean to.
This fact sheet explains what constipation is, suggests some ideas for improvement and tells you where to get more help.
01 Jul 2018... Bowel cancer is one of the most common cancers in our community. Do the free test when it's mailed to you.
01 Nov 2020... This booklet provides information about the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program. It tells you about bowel cancer, the screening process and what happens after you get your results.
09 Apr 2021... People aged 50 to 74 will receive this letter in the mail, along with a bowel cancer screening test kit. This is part of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
01 Jun 2016... This translated resource is to encourage a healthy diet with a high fibre intake, which can help in protecting people against diverticular disease, haemorrhoids, constipation and chronic disease such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes. It provides information on what fibre is, what foods contain fibre and how much to eat.
01 Apr 2021... There are 4 easy steps to completing a home test kit for bowel cancer. Find out what the kit contains and how to do the test.
01 May 2017... This factsheet explains what is the faecal occult blood test and what happens during the test.
01 Mar 2021... Bowel screening can save your life. Find out how to do the test when you receive your screening kit in the mail.
01 Jun 2021... Incontinence is the unwanted and involuntary leakage of urine or faeces. It affects people from all cultures and it is not normal. The good news is incontinence can be treated, and in many cases cured.
01 Apr 2021... Thiopurines are a medicine used to treat Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. They work by reducing the activity of your immune system to help control inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). There are two thiopurines available in Australia. Active ingredient azathioprine: Azapin, Imazan, Imuran, Thioprine 6-mercaptopurine (6-MP), Puri-nethol. Use this action plan when you are starting thiopurines. It can help you understand the benefits and risks and the need for monitoring and checks.
An easy to follow brochure which lists ways to reduce bowel cancer risk, screening recommendations as well as symptoms of bowel cancer.
11 Jun 2022... Pictorial fact sheets about how to take a stool sample for health professionals to use with patients.
01 Jun 2021... A video that explains men's incontinence and help that is available.
01 Nov 2020... This brochure explains what a colonoscopy is and how it is done. It outlines how to prepare and what happens after the test.
09 Apr 2021... People aged 73 to 74 will receive this letter in the mail, along with their final bowel cancer screening test kit. This is part of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
This factsheet is about how to keep your bladder and bowel healthy.
Screening for bowel cancer involves a simple, at-home test called a faecal occult blood test (FOBT). This test looks for traces of blood in the faeces which are invisible to the human eye and could be a sign of bowel cancer.
01 Apr 2021... This fact sheet provides some simple facts about bowel cancer and the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
01 Nov 2020... This language set contains translations of a letter sent to people who have done the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program test to tell them their test was negative.
01 Feb 2018... This is an example of the letter sent to people who have done the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program test to tell them their test was positive and what they need to do next.
01 Mar 2018... Screening Saves Lives is a video for people from South Asian backgrounds living in Australia. This video shows the importance of cervical and breast screening for women and bowel screening for all people over the age of 50. It features community workers and GPs from the Bangladeshi and Nepalese community.
01 Dec 2019... This educational video resource explains how to use the bowel screening kit in simple steps.
01 Apr 2021... Crohn’s disease is a long-term condition that causes inflammation in the digestive system. This leads to symptoms such as abdominal pain and diarrhoea. Use this action plan to discuss methotrexate with your gastroenterologist and plan the best way to take your medicine.
01 Oct 2015... Fibre helps you go to the toilet and keeps your bowel movements regular. Fibre is only found in food made from plants, such as fruits and vegetables.
01 Jun 2016... This translated resource provides information on continence products that are used to manage the symptoms of poor bladder and bowel control. It describes what they are, what types of continence products are available, what to think about when choosing a product and some information on who pays for continence products.
Most people with incontinence use continence products such as pads, catheters or bedding protection to manage their condition. The Australian Government and State and Territory Governments offer a range of continence subsidy schemes to help offset some of these costs.
01 Jun 2018... The pelvic floor is made up of a network of muscles and nerves that control both bladder and bowel function. Good bowel habits help to protect these muscles and minimise the risk of both bladder and bowel incontinence.
13 Apr 2021... This A3-sized poster encourages people to participate in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
01 Nov 2020... This letter tells people about the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and encourages them to participate. The letter explains the screening test, why they have received the letter, what happens next, and how to find more information.
01 Sep 2019... This translated fact sheet provides detailed information for people living with Spina Bifida and may also have some loss of bowel control (neurogenic bowel). The fact sheet provides information on healthy bowel movements, medications for bowels, regular routines, toilet positions and other options for bowel movement.
01 Apr 2021... Ulcerative colitis (UC) causes inflammation and ulcers (small sores) to form in the lining of the large bowel. Medicines called aminosalicylates (5-ASAs) can help reduce inflammation and control symptoms. You can use these medicines in several ways (oral, rectal or a combination of both). This guide can help you decide which type of 5-ASA to use and what questions to ask your healthcare team.
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