General Sites: Where possible we have tried to stick to Australian Sites. The following website links all cover a large range of topics in an easy to understand format. Their extra information is listed below.
Topic Specific Sites:
Children's and Adolescents Health Sites, Drugs and Medication, Getting Older, Healthy Lifestyle, Men's Health, Mental Health, Complementary Medicine, Sexual Health, Sports Medicine, Travel Health, Women's Health
Updated April 2017. Please notify webmaster of invalid links or suggested sites to add.
- ABC Health Matters
ABC Journalist articles on health. Provides a large variety of topics.
- Better Health Channel
Australian - The Victorian State government site which includes healthy recipes, health quizzes and an image library of the body and some diseases.
- Dermatology society of New Zealand
This is a great site for having a look at rashes. The pictures are good and it also talks about all the options for treatments - both what you do yourself and what may be on prescription.
- E Medical
Australian - Originally set up by Victorian GP's with free membership, ratings for many other specific health websites and chat rooms and message boards. There is also a pharmacy online site as well.
- Health Insite
Australian - A government site which also includes listings of health and community services provided by state government as well as guides on how to assess online information.
- Health Review
Australian - The Office of Health Review is an independent State Government agency established to deal with complaints about health and disability services.
- MY DR
Australian - A commercial website which also has a good search for accurate information on medication as well as support groups.
- UK Patient Handouts
UK - About 700 Patient information leaflets covering a variety of general practice conditions.
- University of Michigan Health System
This has information on a wide variety of diseases, tests and illness with some of the more unusual ones as well. Obviously it is american so not all things apply here.