The Royal Children’s Hospital
Centre for Adolescent Health

NSW Centre for Advancement of Adolescent Health

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.

Cancer Screening
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

Heart Foundation
The Heart Foundation provides guidelines for health professionals and informs the public and assists people with cardiovascular disease.

National Cholesterol Education Program Australia
This website includes information for patients including the ‘Heart-to-Heart’ booklet.

The Stroke Foundation
Useful guidelines; good overview on prevention, treatment and educational activities

Measure Up (Australian Government)

Swap It – Don’t Stop It (Australian Government)

Blackmores Medical
This website is an evidence-based resource for complementary medicines. It includes an excellent drug interaction guide.

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 Australasia??

All about Acne
Good patient orientated guide.

National Psoriasis Foundation

Occupational Dermatology Research and Education Centre
Useful site on common occupational dermatoses and their management.

Therapeutic Goods Administration
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is Australia’s regulatory authority for therapeutic goods.

Quit Victoria
Quit smoking resources.

Alcoholics Anonymous Australia
Resources for those struggling with alcohol use. Links to AA meetings.

Australian Government website with quit smoking resources

Diabetes Australia

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

Coeliac Australia

IBIS Irritable Bowel Information & Support Association of Australia??

Alzheimer’s Australia
Alzheimer’s Australia is the peak body providing support and advocacy for the 257,000 Australians living with dementia.

Council on Ageing (NSW)??

My Wishes Advance Care Planning Program (NSW Health)

Ageing Well
The Jean Hailes Foundation for Women’s Health.

National Ageing Research Institute (NARI)

Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Immunise Australia Program (Government)

National Centre for Immunisation Research & Surveillance (NCIRS)??

Immunisation Calculator (SA Health)
The calculator is a computer-based system that uses the National Immunisation Program Schedule. Parents, carers and immunisation providers can use the calculator to assist in catch-up scheduling for vaccinations for children up to 7.

The Science of Immunisation: questions and answers
This publication aims to address confusion created by contradictory information in the public domain. It sets out to explain the current situation in immunisation science, including where there is consensus in the scientific community and where uncertainties exist.
Endorsed by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Australian Medical Association.

US Center for Disease Control
Excellent data base of diseases A-Z

NT Health – Centre for Disease Control Publications??

Men’s Health Australia
Good information, guidelines and very comprehensive list of useful links.

Impotence Australia??

Anxiety Online

Black Dog Institute??
Very comprehensive site for public and health professionals on diagnostic tools and fact sheets on depression, bipolar disorder and mood disorder.

Beyond Blue
Also excellent information on depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder for patients and health professionals

Kids Help
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

American Academy of Orthpaedic Surgeons

Australian Orthopaedic Association

Sports Medicine Australia

Australian Association of Musculoskeletal Medicine

Alzheimers Australia

Brain Foundation

Headache Australia

MS Australia

Stroke Foundation

Parkinson’s Australia

Epilepsy Action Australi

Motor neurone disease (MND) Australia

Dietitians Association of Australia

Food Standards New Zealand Australia

Australian Divison of World Action on Salt & Health

The Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders??

Measure Up

Go for 2 and 5
Recommended consumption of fruit and vegetables.

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Monash IVF

The Jean Hailes Foundation for Women’s Health
American online community of Obstetrics/Gynecology medical professionals, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, and the women they serve.

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists

Glaucoma Australia??

Vision Australia

Macular Degeneration??

The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne

Palliative Care Australia

Department of Health and Ageing

Raising Children

Autism Spectrum Australia

Parenting – Better Health Channel (Vic Health)

The DrsReference Site
Page with list of patient support groups.

Australian Breastfeeding Association

Kidney Health Australia

Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia

The Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand??

The Continence Foundation of Australia??

National Asthma Council of Australia

The Australian Lung Foundation

The Australasian Sleep Association??

Arthritis Foundation

Sj??gren’s Syndrome Foundation

Australian Rheumatology Association

Arthritis Australia

Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine??

ASHM : Australian Society for HIV Medicine

Australian Herpes Health Information

Australian Tinnitus Association

U.S. Centre for Disease Control

World Health Organisation: International Travel and Health

Smart Traveller – Australian Government

Medical Advisory Services For Travellers Abroad (MASTA)

Society for Vascular Surgery

NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Program??

The Royal Women’s Hospital Victoria

Family Planning Victoria: Women

The Australasian Menopause Society

Jean Hailes Foundation for Women’s Health

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

Breast Screen Victoria

National Cervical Screening Program