Some useful websites

20 December 2019


Patient Information Sites (A-Z)

Information about GP Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Medicare items

Follow this link to a fact sheet that outlines what you need to be able to access a GP Chronic Disease Plan 

GP Chronic Disease Management Plans


Information reagrding the Avian Flu


Arthritis Arthritis Foundation of Australia
Extensive patient information.

Asthma and COPD

National Asthma Council
Patient information and management guidelines.


Australian 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.

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 Australia
General patient information with a focus on diet, exercise and diabetes education.

eHealth Record
Register and manager your secure and personally controlled eHealth Record.



Epilepsy Association Australia
Information on all aspects of treatment geared to children, teens and adults.

Epilepsy Foundation of Victoria
Excellent patient information.



Gut Foundation
Patient information on a range of conditions.

Gastroenterological Society of Australia
Patient information sheets and access to guidelines for registerd GESA members.



Headache Australia
Patient information.

Heart Disease

National Heart Foundation of Australia
Extensive patient and GP information including management guidelines.


Immunise Australia Program
Patient and GP information. Includes a link to the immunisation schedule.


The Jean Hailes Foundation
Patient information and resources for health professionals.

Australasian Menopause Society
Patient and GP information including guidelines and links to resources.



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 Australia
Patient fact sheets and GP information including treatment guidelines.


American Academy of Pediatrics
Patient fact sheets including clinical practice guidelines.


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 Sites

These 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