Health Links

Allergies
www.allergy.org.au Advice about allergy prevention, testing and treatment including management of anaphylaxis.

Allied Health Practitioner- how to find
http://daa.asn.au/for-the-public/find-an-apd/ (Dietician)
http://www.psychology.org.au/findapsychologist/ (Psychologist)
http://www.physiotherapy.asn.au/ (Physiotherapist)
http://www.adea.com.au/findacde/?location (Diabetes Nurse Educator)
http://www.findapodiatrist.org/ (Podiatrist)
http://www.osteopathic.com.au/index.php/find_osteo (Osteopath)
http://www.essa.org.au/ (Exercise Physiologist)
http://www.aasw.asn.au/ (Accredited Mental Health Social Worker)

Aged Care
http://www.myagedcare.gov.au/
Resource on all services available for aged care support

Ambulance Victoria
www.ambulance.vic.gov.au Make sure you subscribe to avoid a hefty bill after an emergency ambulance ride.

Childrens Health
http://www.rch.org.au/rch/home.cfm
If you are looking for information on childrens health issues and services at the Royal Childrens hosptial look no further than this site.

Chronic Disease Organisations
www.diabetesaustralia.com.au Diabetes
www.thyroidfoundation.com.au Thyroid disease
www.crohnsandcolitis.com.au/ Crohns Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
www.coeliac.org.au Coeliac disease
www.alzheimers.org.au Alzheimers
www.msaustralia.org.au Multiple sclerosis
www.strokefoundation.com.au Stroke
www.parkinsons.org.au Parkinsons disease
www.epilepsy.org.au Epilepsy
www.mndaust.asn.au Motor Neurone disease
www.glaucoma.org.au Glaucoma
www.mdfoundation.com.au Macular degeneration
www.osteoporosis.org.au Osteoporosis
www.nationalasthma.org.au Asthma
www.sleep.org.au Sleep disorders
www.arthritisaustralia.org.au Arthritis
www.tinnitus.asn.au Tinnitus
www.heartfoundation.com.au Heart disease
www.cancer.org.au Cancer

Contraception and Pregnancy termination
www.fpv.org.au Independent not for profit organisation partially funded by the Victorian government to provide family planning services to all Victorians. Based in Box Hill and a service for under 25 yo in City.
www.mariestopes.org.au/ Private organisation to provide family planning services and abortion services to Victorians. Closest clinic in East Melbourne.

General Health
www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au Excellent source of general medical information that is up to date and relevant to all Melbournians.
Help with problems smoking, drinking, gambling
www.quitnow.gov.au Quitline
www.aa.org.au Alcholic anonymous
www.turningpoint.org.au Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre was established in 1994 to provide leadership to the drug and alcohol field in Victoria, Australia.
www.problemgambling.vic.gov.au Gambling help

Immunisations
http://www.immunise.health.gov.au/ Information about the Australian immunisation program.

Medicine guide
http://www.nps.org.au/ Australian government organisation to advise all Australian about medicines

Mens Health
http://www.andrologyaustralia.org/ General information for men about health
www.prostate.org.au Discussion about the issues with prostate cancer screening

Mental Health
www.crufadclinic.org An online counselling program for people with depression and anxiety developed by doctors in NSW.
www.beyondblue.org.au Information about depression
www.anxietyonline.org.au Online program to help manage and treat anxiety conditions
https://moodgym.anu.edu.au/welcome Online CBT course
http://www.mindhealthconnect.org.au/ Great site to find a Mental Health Resource

Melboune Public Hospitals
Royal Melbourne Hospital www.mh.org.au
St Vincents Hospital www.svhm.org.au/Pages/Home.aspx
Austin Hospital www.austin.org.au
Royal Childrens Hospital www.rch.org.au
Royal Womens Hospital www.thewomens.org.au
Mercy Hospital for Women www.mercy.com.au
Northern Hospital www.nh.org.au
Alfred Hospital www.alfred.org.au
Monash Medical Centre (Clayton) www.monashhealth.org/page/
Box Hill Hospital www.easternhealth.org.au/locations/box-hill-hospital
Angliss Hospital (Upper Ferntree Gully) www.easternhealth.org.au/locations/angliss-hospital
Western Hospital www.wh.org.au

Melbourne Private Hospitals
Melbourne Private Hospital www.melbourneprivatehospital.com.au
Epworth Hospital Richmond http://www.epworth.org.au/Our-Hospitals/Epworth-Richmond/Pages/Overview.aspx
Epworth Freemasons http://www.epworth.org.au/Our-Hospitals/Epworth-Freemasons/Pages/Overview.aspx
St Vincents and Mercy Private www.stvincentsmercy.com.au
Frances Perry RWH www.francesperryhouse.com.au
Cabrini Health www.cabrini.com.au

Pregnancy
http://www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au/ Excellent resource on services available and advice about pregnancy

Skin diseases
www.dermnetnz.org Very helpful information about skin conditions courtesy of the New Zealand dermatological Society Ltd.

Sexually transmitted infections
www.mshc.org.au Melbourne sexual health service and information

Sports injuries
www.healthinsite.gov.au

Travellers Health
www.cdc.gov
And click on Travellers Health
This site is comprehensive advice about travel health and immunisation requirements that is either country specific or illness specific

Womens Health
www.thewomens.org.au
Website for the Royal Womens Hospital is a wonderful resource of information about womens health and pregnancy.