Health topic quickview: Chronic disease

A collection of Chronic disease-related information in the Health website.

Page last updated: 18 November 2017 (this page is generated automatically and reflects updates to other content within the website)

A quickview of health information

Cancer

29 June 2017

A brief overview of the definition and prevalence of cancer, with links to fact sheets and additional information about cancer statistics, control, programs and publications.

Cardiovascular disease

28 November 2016

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death and disease burden in Australia. The number of people living with cardiovascular disease is increasing due to factors including population ageing and improved treatments that have resulted in people living longer with CVD.

Chronic kidney disease

24 November 2016

Chronic kidney disease is a debilitating chronic disease in its own right, but can also contribute to, or be impacted by, other prominent chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease and diabetes mellitus.

Musculoskeletal conditions - arthritis and osteoporosis and back pain

23 November 2016

Musculoskeletal conditions, of which arthritis and osteoporosis are most common, are one of the major causes of chronic pain and disability in Australia.

Chronic respiratory conditions - including asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

28 November 2015

Chronic respiratory conditions, of which asthma and COPD are most common, are thought to affect more than a quarter of the general population of Australia.

Chronic Disease Management — allied health individual services

10 April 2014

Information on the individual allied health services available to patients with a chronic condition and/or complex care needs, on referral from a GP

Chronic Disease Management (formerly Enhanced Primary Care or EPC) — GP services

02 April 2014

Information on the Chronic Disease Management (CDM) items that are available under Medicare to patients with a chronic medical condition.

Program/Initiatives

19 Nov 2014

Australian Primary Care Collaboratives Programme (APCCP)

All Program/Initiatives

Publications

11 Mar 2016

Australian type 2 diabetes risk assessment tool (AUSDRISK)

23 Oct 2014

Foodborne illness in Australia: Annual incidence circa 2010

30 Sep 2014

ANDIAB2 2012: Quality Assurance of Patient Practices and Diabetes Centre Care

21 Jun 2013

Background to the Australian type 2 diabetes risk assessment tool (AUSDRISK)

15 Apr 2011

Australian Government response to Review of cardiovascular disease programs

15 Apr 2011

Australian Government response to Review of cardiovascular disease programs

05 Nov 2010

Evaluation of the National External Breast Prostheses Reimbursement Program

29 Sep 2010

ANDIAB2 2010: quality assurance of patient practices and diabetes centre care

15 Sep 2010

ANDIAB2 2010: quality assurance of patient practices and diabetes centre care

09 Aug 2010

Lifescripts resources

09 Aug 2009

Prevention of type 2 diabetes program resources

30 Mar 2009

Review of cardiovascular disease programs

30 Mar 2009

Review of cardiovascular disease programs

30 Aug 2008

An evaluation of the public access defibrillation (PAD) demonstration

01 Aug 2008

An Evaluation of the public access defibrillation (PAD) demonstration

12 Dec 2006

National chronic disease strategy

12 Dec 2006

Blueprint for nation-wide surveillance of chronic diseases and associated determinants

28 Oct 2006

National service improvement framework for cancer

28 Oct 2006

Blueprint for nation-wide surveillance of chronic diseases and associated determinants

28 Oct 2006

National service improvement framework for heart, stroke and vascular disease

28 Oct 2006

National service improvement framework for diabetes

28 Oct 2006

National chronic disease strategy

09 Aug 1999

National diabetes strategy 2000-2004

10 Apr 1999

National diabetes strategy 2000-2004

All Publications