PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Sore Throats Matter

Contact your Doctor, Nurse, 
Healthline on 0800 611 116 

Health Professionals



Rheumatic Fever is Notifiable

Please notify all suspected and confirmed cases of rheumatic fever (both acute and recurrent attacks). Contact 09-4304100 and ask to speak to the Medical Officer of Health on 09-4304100

Rheumatic Fever Plans

National Heart Foundation - Rheumatic Fever Guidelines Including;

  • Rheumatic Fever Guideline 1: Diagnosis, Management and Secondary Prevention
  • Rheumatic Fever Guideline 2: Group A Streptococcal Sore Throat Management
  • Rheumatic Fever Guideline 3: Proposed Rheumatic Fever Primary Prevention Programme
  • A summary of the New Zealand Guidelines for Rheumatic Fever

Algorithm 1 to 4

  • Algorithm 1: A Guide for Diagnosis of Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF)
  • Algorithm 2: A Guide for the Use of Echocardiography in Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF)
  • Algorithm 3: A Guide for the Duration of Secondary Prophylaxis in Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF)
  • Algorithm 4: A Guide for Sore Throat Management

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