Resources & Links
Health on the Net Foundation (HON)
This site promotes and guides the deployment of useful and reliable online health information, and its appropriate and efficient use.
A very comprehensive site of useful resources and animated clips.
Better Health Channel
Useful information and A-Z factsheets.
NPS is an independent, not-for-profit organisation to support the best use of medicines to improve health and well-being.
High quality and up-to-date fact sheets from Australia’s leading health organisations.
The Royal Children’s Hospital
Australian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
Cancer Council NSW
Cancer Council Australia
Cancer Australian (Government)
Includes information from the National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre (NBOCC), and information on lung and gynaecological cancers. Links to Australian cancer support organisations and websites.
Links to Breast, Cervical and Bowel cancer screening programs.
Breast Cancer Network Australia
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is a world leader in cancer treatment, research and education. Excellent cancer information and links to other reliable cancer information websites.
Bowel Cancer Australia
The Heart Foundation provides guidelines for health professionals and informs the public and assists people with cardiovascular disease.
The Stroke Foundation
Useful guidelines; good overview on prevention, treatment and educational activities
The Australasian Integrative Medicine Association (AIMA)
AIMA is an independent not for profit organisation of individual medical practitioners seeking to provide whole person medical care by integrating evidence-based complementary medicine into mainstream practice.
Australian Dental Association
Australian College of Dermatologists
Eczema Association of Australia
All about Acne
Good patient orientated guide.
National Psoriasis Foundation
American website. Excellent patient resource.
Occupational Dermatology Research and Education Centre
Useful site on common occupational dermatoses and their management.
DRUG AND ALCOHOL
Therapeutic Goods Administration
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is Australia’s regulatory authority for therapeutic goods.
Quit smoking resources.
Alcoholics Anonymous Australia
Resources for those struggling with alcohol use. Links to AA meetings.
The Australian Thyroid Foundation
The Australian Thyroid Foundation (ATF) is a member-based organisation, with membership fees and donations used to support and educate members with the most up-to-date, research, treatment and medications.
The Gastroenterological Society of Australia
GESA is Australia’s peak body for the disciplines of gastroenterology and hepatology. This website is an online resource for GESA members, health professionals and consumers needing more information.
Crohn’s and Colitis Australia
IBIS Irritable Bowel Information & Support Association of Australia
Alzheimer’s Australia is the peak body providing support and advocacy for the 257,000 Australians living with dementia.
Australian Red Cross Blood Service
Immunise Australia Program (Government)
US Center for Disease Control
Men’s Health Australia
Good information, guidelines and very comprehensive list of useful links.
Black Dog Institute
Very comprehensive site for public and health professionals on diagnostic tools and fact sheets on depression, bipolar disorder and mood disorder.
Also excellent information on depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder for patients and health professionals
Good support for young people on common conditions. Provides telephone counselling.
Headspace – National Youth Mental Health Foundation
Site contains information about Headspace centres and other mental health issues affecting young people.
Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW
Problem Gambling – VIC Health
Australian Orthopaedics Association
Sports Medicine Australia
Australian Association of Musculoskeletal Medicine
Epilepsy Action Australi
Motor neurone disease (MND) Australia
Dietitians Association of Australia
Food Standards New Zealand Australia
Australian Division of World Action on Salt & Health
The Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders
OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne
Palliative Care Australia
Department of Health and Ageing
Autism Spectrum Australia
Parenting – Better Health Channel (Vic Health)
PATIENT SUPPORT GROUPS
Australian Breastfeeding Association
Kidney Health Australia
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
The Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand
National Asthma Council of Australia
The Australian Lung Foundation
The Australasian Sleep Association
Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation
Australian Rheumatology Association
The Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Network (RASN)
ASHM : Australian Society for HIV Medicine
Australian Tinnitus Association
Clinic Information Guides