Identifying COPD in patients

Are you 35 years of age or older and …

Smoker or ex smoker​

Work or worked in a job with exposure to dust, gas or fumes

Cough several times most days

Cough up phlegm or mucus most days

Get out of breath more easily than others of a similar age

Have frequent chest infections

If you answer yes to any of these questions, please check with your doctor.

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

Who should have the Australian Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
Are you one of the below?

Aged 45 to 74 and not existing Cardiovascular disease (Heart condition, High blood pressure) or not already known to be at increased risk of CVD.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Adults aged 35 years or older

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then see your doctor to check your risk of Cardiovascular disease.


Take the Diabetes Risk Assessment

Please take the Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool from the Australia Government Health Website.


Do you Doze when:

Sitting and reading

Watching television

Sitting inactive in a public place (eg: movies, Meeting)

As a passenger in a car for an hour without a break

Lying down to rest in the afternoon, when the circumstances permit

Sitting and talking to someone

Sitting quietly after lunch without alcohol

In a car, while stopped for a few minutes

If you answer yes to 3 of these questions, then see your doctor to check.