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  1. Gastroenteritis - shigella

    14 Nov 2017

    Outbreaks of shigella gastroenteritis can occur in institutional settings, particularly where children are still in nappies or adults are incontinent...

  2. Slow transit constipation

    09 Nov 2017

    A newborn with slow transit constipation may not pass meconium until 24 hours or more after being born...

  3. Gastroenteritis - campylobacteriosis

    30 Oct 2017

    Campylobacteriosis is a type of gastroenteritis and is more common in children under five years of age and young adults...

  4. Diabetes type 2

    16 Oct 2017

    Type 2 diabetes may be prevented, but it cannot be cured...

  5. Diabetes type 1

    16 Oct 2017

    Type 1 diabetes can affect anyone of any age, but is more common in people under 30 years...

  6. Diabetes

    16 Oct 2017

    Diabetes and the build-up of glucose (sugar) in the blood can cause serious complications if left untreated...

  7. Abdominal pain in adults

    09 Oct 2017

    The type of pain felt in the abdomen can vary greatly...

  8. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

    18 Aug 2017

    Irritable bowel syndrome can't be cured with medications or special diets but avoiding individual triggers can help prevent it...

  9. Gastroenteritis in children

    12 Jul 2017

    Gastroenteritis or Gastro can be dangerous for very young babies. Gastro is common in young children and spreads easily. Gastro is a bowel infection which causes diarrhoea (runny or watery poo) and...

  10. Pets – safe handling of reptiles and tropical fish

    10 Jul 2017

    People in contact with tropical fish and reptiles such as turtles, lizards and snakes may be at risk of infections and illness due to germs (such as bacteria, viruses and parasites) carried on the...