Useful Websites

Useful Websites

Arthritis Arthritis Foundation of Australia
http://www.arthritisaustralia.com.au
Extensive patient information
Asthma and COPD National Asthma Council
www.nationalasthma.org.au
Patient information and management guidelinesAustralian Lung Foundation
www.lungnet.org.au
Patient information and COPD guidelines
Breast Cancer Cancer Australia – has  amalgamated with National Breast and Ovarian Cancerhttp://www.canceraustralia.gov.au                           Extensive information for patients and GPs including clinical practice guidelines.
Breast Screen Australia www.breastscreen.info.au
Patient and GP information including clinical practice guidelines.
Cervical Screening National Cervical Screening Program
www.cancerscreening.gov.au
Patient and GP information including guidelines.Papscreen Victoria
www.papscreen.org.au
Patient information and practitioner resources.
Complimentary Medicine National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
http://www.nccam.nih.gov/
Information on treatments and therapies. Links to resources and current clinical trials.MEDLINEplus
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/herbalmedicine.html
Extensive patient information.
Depression/Mental Health beyondblue
http://www.beyondblue.org.au/
Extensive patient information and GP resouces including patient fact sheets.Centre for Mental Health Research – ANU
www.bluepages.anu.edu.au
Extensive patient information.Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression – UNSW
www.crufad.unsw.edu.au
Extensive patient and GP information.

InfraPsych
http://www.infrapsych.com/
Extensive patient education on range of mental health conditions plus online treatment program

Diabetes Diabetes Australia
www.diabetesaustralia.com.au
General patient information with a focus on diet, exercise and diabetes education.
eHealth eHealth Record
http://www.ehealth.gov.au
Register and manager your secure and personally controlled eHealth Record.
Epilepsy Epilepsy Association Australia
http://www.epilepsy.org.au/
Information on all aspects of treatment geared to children, teens and adults.Epilepsy Foundation of Victoria
http://www.epinet.org.au/
Excellent patient information.
Gut Gut Foundation
http://www.gut.nsw.edu.au/
Patient information on a range of conditions.Gastroenterological Society of Australia
www.gesa.org.au
Patient information sheets and access to guidelines for registerd GESA members.
Headaches Headache Australia
http://www.headacheaustralia.org.au/
Patient information.
Heart Disease National Heart Foundation of Australia
http://www.heartfoundation.com.au/
Extensive patient and GP information including management guidelines.
Immunisation Immunise Australia Program
http://www.immunise.health.gov.au/
Patient and GP information. Includes a link to the immunisation schedule.
Menopause The Jean Hailes Foundation
http://www.jeanhailes.org.au/
Patient information and resources for health professionals.Australasian Menopause Society
http://www.menopause.org.au/
Patient and GP information including guidelines and links to resources.
Nutrition Australian Nutrition Foundation – Nutrition Australia
http://www.nutritionaustralia.org/
General nutrition information for patients.University of Sydney Glycemic Index
http://www.glycemicindex.com/
Information about the glycaemic index (GI) including a database of food GI ratings.
Osteoporosis Osteoporosis Australia
http://www.osteoporosis.org.au
Patient fact sheets and GP information including treatment guidelines.
Paediatrics American Academy of Pediatrics
http://www.aappolicy.org/
Patient fact sheets including clinical practice guidelines.
Travel Australian Department of Foreign Affairs
www.dfat.gov.au/travel/index.html
Travel advice including health warnings.Center for Disease Control
www.cdc.gov/travel/index.htm
Travel advice including disease outbreaks and vaccinations.World Health Organisation
www.who.int/csr/en
Epidemic alerts and outbreaks.
Information SitesThese sites provide extensive patient information about a range of health conditions.  MyDr
http://www.mydr.com.au/Kids Helpline
http://www.kidshelp.com.au/

The Better Health Channel
http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/

Australian Medical Association Australian Medical Associationwww.ama.com.au
The Womens Online Facts Sheets for women http://www.thewomens.org.au/AtoZFactSheets
General guide for services for aged members of our community. http://www.health.vic.gov.au/agedcare/
Royal Childrens Hospital Kids Information facts Sheets http://www.rch.org.au/kidsinfo/factsheets.cfm