Rheumatic Fever Resources

Free Resources Available

This page provides links to all the information you, your whanau and community need to help you understand what rheumatic fever is and how we can work together to prevent it.

The Health Promotion Agency has a wide variety of rheumatic fever campaign material and resources for health workers and families.  Visit the HPA website to view and download.

Northland Specific Posters, Flyers and Leaflets - 'Sore throats can break a heart'

If you are unsure what you need, have issues with downloading documents, our friendly team are happy to help. We can also source resources for Health professionals and community groups on your behalf. Click here to send an email to our Resource Unit.

Other Rheumatic Fever Resources from the Heart Foundation

The following resources are available to order from the rheumatic fever resource page of the Heart Foundation website:

  • Sore throats matter Teaching units
  • Sore throats matter - Teachers letter
  • Sore throats aren't cool - Bro'Town comic 1
  • Carry on Conan - Bro'Town comic 2
  • Get your jab - Bro'Town comic 3
  • Sore throats aren't cool - poster  
  • What is Rheumatic Fever?' booklet
Dental Resources

The Heart Foundation Guideline for Prevention of Infective Endocarditis recommends antibiotic prophylaxis for people who have had rheumatic fever WITH cardiac (heart) involvement.

Guidelines and related dental resources available via the Heart Foundation website include:

  • Prevention of Infective Endocarditis Guidelines
  • Antibacterial Prophylaxis for Dental Procedures Wall Chart
  • Infective Endocarditis Flyer
  • Infective Endocarditis Wallet Card

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