COLLEGE NEWS

Release of National Healthy Skin Guideline

The Australian Healthy Skin Consortium has released the ‘National Healthy Skin Guideline: for the Prevention, Treatment and Public Health Control of Impetigo, Scabies, Crusted Scabies and Tinea for Indigenous Populations and Communities in Australia.’

The Australian Healthy Skin Consortium is a partnership between Telethon Kids Institute, Menzies School of Health Research, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, James Cook University, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, and One Disease.

The Guideline, which has been endorsed by College, is designed to help healthcare providers easily recognise, diagnose, and treat skin infections in Indigenous communities.

To download the Guideline, visit the Telethon Kids website.