Two new stroke resources

A new online platform on stroke care, InformMe, for health professionals, and an information pack, My Stroke Journey, for patients who have recently suffered a stroke and their families, have been launched by The Stroke Foundation. InformMe (www.informme.org.au) provides resources, clinical guidelines, data, news and professional support for use by all health professionals working in the field of stroke. My Stroke Journey provides a comprehensive overview of the support and services stroke survivors and their families will need following the stroke (download the pdf via https://strokefoundation.com.au/what-we-do/support-programs/my-stroke-journey).

 

Guide for families on eating disorders

Updated information for the community on eating disorders has been published by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. Eating Disorders: Your Guide to What They Are and How They Are Treated is available on the RANZCP website (www.ranzcp.org). The guide covers anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, and out- lines information on care and treatment for people with these disorders as well as other information for family, friends and carers.