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Health professionals

Health professionals 2017-11-30T13:41:50+00:00

This section is dedicated to supporting Queensland health professionals to identify and manage children at risk of being or are above a healthy weight, and refer them to other appropriate health professionals and programs to ensure they get the help they need.

It aims to enable clinicians to:

  • Access up-to-date guidelines to identify, assess and manage children’s weight
  • Access resources and tools to help children and their families achieve and maintain a healthy weight
  • Identify education, learning and training to assist in practice.
  • Consider all aspects of managing children who may be overweight or obese, through prevention and early intervention; primary, secondary, tertiary or quaternary health care services.

This information is provided across four sections: