Health advocacy

  • Know the signs of an overdose

    On International Overdose Awareness Day, the NSW Poisons Information Centre are encouraging the community to learn the signs and symptoms of overdose.
  • Health warning about carbon monoxide poisoning

    The NSW Poisons Information Centre (NSWPIC) has issued a grave warning about the dangers of using outdoor heaters and barbeques inside.
  • Oscar's winter battle with RSV

    Oscar’s journey into the world has been a bumpy ride. At eight-weeks-old his mum, Lisa, noticed he was having trouble breathing and rushed him to their local hospital.
  • Motorcycle injuries higher than quads

    A new study has found off-road motorcycles cause four times the amount of hospital admissions of children in NSW than quad bikes.
  • Accidental vaping exposures in toddlers triple

    Calls to the NSWPIC for accidental vaping exposures in toddlers have more than tripled in the past year, prompting a grave warning from health experts.