Useful Websites

Arthritis Arthritis Foundation of Australia
Extensive patient information
Asthma and COPD National Asthma Council
Patient information and management guidelinesAustralian Lung Foundation
Patient information and COPD guidelines
Breast Cancer Cancer Australia – has  amalgamated with National Breast and Ovarian Cancer                           Extensive information for patients and GPs including clinical practice guidelines.
Breast Screen Australia
Patient and GP information including clinical practice guidelines.
Cervical Screening National Cervical Screening Program
Patient and GP information including guidelines.Papscreen Victoria
Patient information and practitioner resources.
Complimentary Medicine National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Information on treatments and therapies. Links to resources and current clinical trials.MEDLINEplus
Extensive patient information.
Depression/Mental Health beyondblue
Extensive patient information and GP resouces including patient fact sheets.Centre for Mental Health Research – ANU
Extensive patient information.

Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression – UNSW
Extensive patient and GP information.

Extensive patient education on range of mental health conditions plus online treatment program

Diabetes Diabetes Australia
General patient information with a focus on diet, exercise and diabetes education.
eHealth eHealth Record
Register and manager your secure and personally controlled eHealth Record.
Epilepsy Epilepsy Association Australia
Information on all aspects of treatment geared to children, teens and adults.Epilepsy Foundation of Victoria
Excellent patient information.
Gut Gut Foundation
Patient information on a range of conditions.Gastroenterological Society of Australia
Patient information sheets and access to guidelines for registerd GESA members.
Headaches Headache Australia
Patient information.
Heart Disease National Heart Foundation of Australia
Extensive patient and GP information including management guidelines.
Immunisation Immunise Australia Program
Patient and GP information. Includes a link to the immunisation schedule.
Menopause The Jean Hailes Foundation
Patient information and resources for health professionals.Australasian Menopause Society
Patient and GP information including guidelines and links to resources.
Nutrition Australian Nutrition Foundation – Nutrition Australia
General nutrition information for patients.University of Sydney Glycemic Index
Information about the glycaemic index (GI) including a database of food GI ratings.
Osteoporosis Osteoporosis Australia
Patient fact sheets and GP information including treatment guidelines.
Paediatrics American Academy of Pediatrics
Patient fact sheets including clinical practice guidelines.
Travel Australian Department of Foreign Affairs
Travel advice including health warnings.Center for Disease Control
Travel advice including disease outbreaks and vaccinations.

World Health Organisation
Epidemic alerts and outbreaks.

Information SitesThese sites provide extensive patient information about a range of health conditions.



Kids Helpline

The Better Health Channel

Australian Medical Association Australian Medical Association

The Womens Online Facts Sheets for women
General guide for services for aged members of our community.
Royal Childrens Hospital Kids Information facts Sheets


WIRE – Womens Information and Referral Exchange