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Medical services

Find government information about Australian medical services.

Australian Digital Health Agency

Provides information on digital health for health care providers and implementers. Responsible for the national digital health strategy including the design, development, delivery and national operations.

Australian Digital Health Agency

Australian Hearing

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Provides information on hearing loss and hearing services to people eligible under the Australian Government Hearing Services Program.

Australian Hearing

Breast implant information

Provides information regarding poly implant protheses (PIP) breast implants. The 24 hours information line 1800 217 257 can assist individuals concerned about breast implants.

Department of Health

Breast prostheses reimbursement program

Provides reimbursement of up to $400 for new or replacement external breast prostheses for eligible Australian women who have had a mastectomy as a result of breast cancer.

Department of Human Services

Continence helpline

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The continence helpline on 1800 330 066 is an advisory service for people with bladder or bowel control problems.  Staffed by a team of continence nurse advisors, the service is available from Monday to Friday, between 8.00am and 8.00pm AEST.

Continence Foundation of Australia

Disability and carers

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Programs and services to support people with disability and their families and carers. Further support is provided through grants and funding for organisations delivering services for people with disability.

Department of Social Services

healthdirect

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Use the app to check your symptoms, find a health service when and where you need it or search for trusted health information.

Healthdirect Australia Ltd

Healthdirect helpline

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If you need health advice, call healthdirect on 1800 022 222 and speak to a registered nurse. The nurse can also connect you to the after hours GP helpline for further medical advice or to an emergency service if necessary.
Queensland callers should call 13HEALTH or 1343 2584.
Victoria callers should call Nurse-on-call on 1300 606 024.
If your situation is an emergency, you should always call 000.

Healthdirect Australia Ltd

Hearing Help

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Get impartial hearing advice and support from fully qualified hearing specialists on freecall 1800 740 301 or via webchat. Hearing Help includes information and tips and a free hearing test.

Australian Hearing

National Blood Authority

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Manages the supply of blood and blood products and services on behalf of the Australian Government and state and territory governments.

National Blood Authority

National Health Services Directory

Search the directory to find health services near you. Provides information about GPs, pharmacies, hospitals and emergency departments.

Healthdirect Australia Ltd

Organ and Tissue Authority

Encourages people to register their decision about becoming an organ and/or tissue donor and to discuss their decision with family and friends. Discover the facts about organ and tissue donation.

Organ and Tissue Authority

Services

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Provides links to health services for a range of specific diseases or health issues.

Department of Health

Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service

Provides counselling and group programs to Australian veterans and peacekeepers and their families.  It is a specialised, free and confidential Australia-wide service. Call 1800 011 046 to arrange an interview.

Department of Veterans' Affairs

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