Schools and care centres
Series of information sheets: Nutrition support in early childhood project
Queensland Health Websites
- Chief Health Officer Report: The Health of Queenslanders 2008: Prevention of Chronic Disease
This is the second report in The Health of Queenslanders series of two-yearly reports from the Chief Health Officer to inform Queenslanders about the health status of the population, as described in the Queensland Health Action Plan 2005. The report includes selected population health indicators, which are standardised to monitor trends over time. The report also demonstrates the health differentials between Queenslanders.
- Child Injury Prevention
The child injury prevention website rovides hands on good practice tool kit to guide the how of planning, implementing and evaluating a comprehensive and sustainable child injury prevention strategy for the local community.
- Child and Youth Health Practice Manual
This manual covers practice issues and guidelines for child, youth and family health practice. It is specifically designed for Child and Youth Health Nurses and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child and Youth Health Workers who are working with families, children and young people (0-18 years) within Queensland Health. The manual will be a very valuable clinical practice tool and resource for new practitioners and will also provide a detailed reference tool for experienced Child Health Nurses.
- Child Health Information Factsheets
Information sheets on breastfeeding, child development, safety, sleeping, teeth
- Food Safety Matters
Food safety matters is a teaching and training resource on how to handle food safely at home, school and work.
Stopping germs and illnesses from being spread within child care facilities is a shared priority for staff and parents. Queensland Health has worked with child care facilities to develop the Germbusters programs to help reduce these health risks by preventing the spread of infection and disease.
- Health Information Directory
Fact sheets for the public on diseases, conditions, injury prevention and well-being.
- Understanding Head Lice Management
The information contained in this site will help families and schools to control head lice.
Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds
Healthy bodies healthy minds contains a step-by-step guide with easily understood forms, check lists, visioning scripts, action plans and diagrams to help early childhood services.
- Healthy Schools
The Healthy Schools website has been developed as a resource to support health professionals and school communities across the state in the work that they are doing to create schools that are healthy places to learn, work and play.
Information about immunisation for everyone in Queensland. Includes information about the school based vaccination program, factsheets, information for health professionals.
I Stay Safe (sexual health for adolescents)
The information contained in this site has been designed for adolescents and may not be suitable for younger childen.
Queensland Poisons Information Centre
The role of the Centre is to provide the public and health professionals of Queensland with prompt, up-to-date and appropriate information, and advice to assist in the management of poisonings and suspected poisonings.
- Social and emotional early development strategy (SEEDS)
SEEDS is a mental health promotion framework designed to enhance the social and emotional wellbeing of children, their families and staff working in early childhood services.
The sun safety website is a resource for settings like early childhood, schools, local government, sporting and recreation, workplaces, health professionals and the general public.