Health Resources

Alzheimer's Australia


National Dementia Helpline: 1800 100 500

www.fightdementia.org.au | www.yourbrainmatters.org.au

Alzheimer's Australia is the charity for people with dementia and their families and carers. As the peak body, it provides advocacy, support services, education and information.
Alzheimer's Australia is proud to be working with Amcal to increase the awareness of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Alzheimer's Australia provides services and supports to people living with dementia, as well as information about living a brain-healthy life for both the general public and health professionals. If you have any questions about dementia, or living a brain-healthy life, you can call Alzheimer's Australia on the National Dementia Helpline Tel: 1800 100 500 or speak to your local Amcal Pharmacist.

Asthma Australia
1800 ASTHMA (1800 278 462)
asthmaaustralia.org.au

Asthma Australia incorporates the Asthma Foundations from every state and territory and is the nation’s peak asthma body. For over 50 years they have delivered high quality resources and support for people with asthma and their carers and provided training for healthcare professionals and other people in the community with a duty of care.

Asthma Australia is proud to work with Amcal pharmacies to raise awareness of asthma in the community and to provide quality services to people with asthma.

Asthma Australia facilitates the Asthma Assist program which is a free asthma information and support service that provides regular updates on the management of asthma, latest research, new treatments and medications, and much more.

For more information about asthma, speak to your Amcal pharmacist.


Kidney Health

1800 454 363

www.kidney.org.au

Kidney Health Australia is proud to be working with Amcal to increase the awareness of chronic kidney disease and overall kidney health. KHA provides information and support about kidney health for both patients and health professionals. If you have any questions about your kidney health, you can call Kidney Health Australia on 1800 454 363 or speak to your local Amcal Pharmacist.




Headache
http://headacheaustralia.org.au/

Amcal and Headache Australia have been working together to help raise awareness about the significance of headaches as a public health issue. Patient based information about the types of headaches and treatment options is one of their key objectives. If you have any questions regarding headache visit the Headache Australia website or your local Amcal Pharmacy




GP helpline
1800 022 222
www.healthdirect.org.au/service/after-hours-gp-helpline
The after hours GP helpline is for people who need after hours medical advice, but who can't access their usual doctor and are not sure what they should do. Based on the caller's symptoms the registered nurse can transfer the caller to the after hours GP.



Medicare
www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/dhs/medicare
Medicare looks after the health of Australians through the efficient delivery of programs such as the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register and the Australian Organ Donor Register.

Health Direct
www.healthdirect.org.au
Healthdirect Australia provides every Australian with access to health information and the right advice on the appropriate care for their health issue, when and where they need it.

Pregnancy and Birth
www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au
1800 882 436
Pregnancy, Birth and Baby, a government funded health information service, is a phone and online service for all Australians, providing information, advice and counselling about pregnancy, childbirth and your baby's first year.

National Health Services Directory (NHSD)
www.nhsd.com.au
The National Health Services Directory (NHSD) provides access to reliable information on available health related services. The directory will assist you to choose and connect with the most appropriate health services for your current needs.

mindhealthconnect
www.mindhealthconnect.org.au
The mindhealthconnect website is a gateway to issues surrounding mental health care and helps you find relevant support and resources to meet your needs.

My Aged Care
www.myagedcare.gov.au
1800 200 422
My Aged Care provides one point of entry for Australians to access clear, consistent and reliable aged care information. Both the website and the contact centre will provide you with personalised, accurate and consistent information relevant to your needs. This includes advice on healthy and active living and assistance in finding local providers such as aged care facilities.

healthinsite
www.healthinsite.gov.au
healthinsite aims to improve the wellbeing of all Australians by providing easy access to quality health information and services.

Rural Health Australia
www.ruralhealthaustralia.gov.au
This resource provides information about Government programs and initiatives aimed at improving health services in regional, rural and remote Australia. It includes an interactive map highlighting health services in specific locations in all state and territories.

Cancer Screening
www.cancerscreening.gov.au
This Government website provides information on cancer screening.

eHealth record
www.ehealth.gov.au
You can find information about eHealth records from this Government website. An eHealth record is a personally controlled, secure, electronic summary of your health information. Your eHealth record will be accessible only by you and the healthcare organisations you authorise.