External Health Links

Information for your health from trusted sites

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Australian Government Resources

This site has fact sheets and information on what to do when feeling unwell, isolation, travel, social distancing, and public gatherings.

Australian Government Alerts

Go here to stay updated on specific health alerts.

Queensland Government Updates

Similar advice to the Australian Government, but closer to home – take the test to see if you are at risk!

GPs Can

A great up-to-date blog, with information about simple measures, school and workplace strategies. While you are there, this website has some stories about all the great work GPs do in Australia!

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Women’s Health

Maternity Matters

Dr Wendy Burton is a GP in Brisbane. She shares an interest in antenatal and postnatal care (before and after your pregnancy). Have a look at her website for some great information.

Jean Hailes

This Australian organisation is helping to improve knowledge about women’s health for women and health professionals. Go here for information on menopause, polycystic ovarian syndrome, endometriosis, and vulval irritation.

Endometriosis Association QLD

This is a great site promoting awareness and offering support for those with endometriosis. It offers a program called Endosister where you can request a mentor – someone to help you live with endometriosis.

Centre of Perinatal Excellence

COPE is a not-for-profit organisation devoted to reducing the impacts of emotional and mental health problems surrounding pregnancy. Their website contains an abundance of helpful advice for anyone embarking on the journey into parenthood.

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Men’s Health

Andrology Australia

Healthy Male is the name of this site. It focuses on reproductive disorders specific to men, including infertility, Klinefelter syndrome, and prostate problems.

Mental Health

Movember is a charity that raises funds and promotes awareness for prostate and testicular cancer, mental health, and suicide prevention. There are some great links here to more information on mental health for men.

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Travel Medicine

Health Map

Daily tracking of outbreaks of infectious disease around the world, including Queensland!

Smart Traveller

Are you ready to travel? Do you have insurance? Do you know about specific health risks in foreign countries? Head to this Australian government website for more information.

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Diabetes

Darling Downs Diabetes Hub

This website has been designed in Toowoomba for all diabetics and their treating teams. It also contains specific advice about sleep, food and exercise.

Diabetes Australia

This is the national site for information on diabetes.

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Child Health

Royal Children's Hospital

Kids Health Info Factsheets, as well as quality up to date information for parents and carers.

Raising Children

This website contains a wealth of knowledge – from pregnancy until they’re grown ups – all about parenting.

Children's Health Queensland

This site includes information about services in Queensland, factsheets for families, and information for health professionals.

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Mental Health

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health.

Black Dog Institute

The Black Dog Institute is an Australian medical research institute dedicated to researching mental health for all ages.

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