Healthcare Resources

General Health Advice

The internet can be a rich source of general health information, however its content generally is unregulated. The websites listed below are reputable and provide up-to-date, relevant information on a broad range of health topics.

The information contained does not necessarily reflect the opinion of your GP or of Medicine on Blackwood nor can we accept liability in relation to this information.

Key Sites

Merk Manual for all your general health information

My Doctor for easy-to-understand patient handouts on a wide range of medical conditions

WHO travel site for the latest up-to-date travel information.

 

Area of Speciality

Web Address

Cancer

http://www.cancerqld.org.au/

Children’s Health

http://raisingchildren.net.au/

http://www.health.qld.gov.au/rch/

www.sch.edu.au/health/factsheets

www.kidshelp.com.au

www.rch.org.au/rch/index.cfm?doc_id=1495

Diabetes

www.diabetesaustralia.com.au

www.glycemicindex.com

www.idi.org.au

Depression

www.beyondblue.org.au

www.blackdoginstitute.org.au

http://depressionet.org.au/

 Gastroenteroloogy

 www.gesa.org.au

www.gut.nsw.edu.au

www.gastro.org

www.screen4coloncancer.org

www.healthinsite.gove.au/topics/Chronsdisease

www.chohnsandme.com

www.chronsandcolitis.com.au

www.ibis-australia.org

www.celiac.org

www.gluten.net

www.celiackids.org

www.continence.org.au

www.digestivedisorders.org.uk

General Health

www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au

www.health.qld.gov.au

http://www.nutritionaustralia.org/

www.sleepnet.com

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

www.seniors.gov.au

http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/index.html

http://www.mydr.com.au/

www.healthinsite.gov.au/topics/Crohns

http://www.hopkins-gi.org/

www.uptodate.com

Heart Disease

www.heartfoundation.com.au

Imaging

http://www.imagingpathways.health.wa.gov.au/includes/index.html

Immunisation

www.immunise.health.gov.au

Men's Health

www.mhwaq.org.au

www.menshealth.com.au

Orthopaedics

Obstetrics/Gynaecology

orthoinfo.aaos.org

www.ranzcog.edu.au/publications/collegestatements.shtml

Sexual Health

http://www.fpq.com.au

Skin Cancer

www.sunsmart.com.au

www.qldcancer.com.au

www.melanoma.net.au

www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au

Skin Diseases

www.dermnetnz.org

Smoking Quitline

http://www.health.qld.gov.au/quitsmoking

Travel Medicine

www.tripprep.com

www.smartraveller.gov.au

www.who.int/topics/travel/en/

www.myvaccination.com.au/travel.aspx

Women’s Health

www.cervicalscreen.health.gov.au

www.breastfeeding.asn.au

http://www.fpq.com.au