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National Health Services Directory

National Health Services Directory

Search the National Health Services Directory to find health services near you.

The National Health Services Directory (NHSD) provides easy access to reliable and consistent information about health services for everyone.

You can find information about health and human services such as contact details, location, opening hours, wheelchair access and bulkbilling services.

For health practitioners, the National Health Services Directory facilitates the coordination of ongoing care for patients providing connection of care and referral pathways for location based services.

If you are a health professional and would like to include your organisation and service details in the National Health Services Directory register at:

Please visit NHSD Content Manager page for more information and user reference guide.

The National Health Services Directory is a joint initiative of all Australian governments, delivered by Healthdirect Australia.

Start Searching the NHSD

You can now find the health services you need online via the NHSD website or by using our Australian health service finder.

You can search the NHSD via computers, tablets and smartphones. Services are listed and viewable on a Google Map, making the health service easy to find.

The National Health Services Directory is free to access however mobile phone carrier data costs may apply if they are not included in your package. Your mobile telecommunications provider can provide further information.

Other useful services

  • Browse through healthdirect's trusted health information online or speak to a registered nurse on 1800 022 222.
  • For advice and support for expecting and new parents call the Pregnancy, Birth and Baby helpline on 1800 882 436 or visit the Pregnancy, Birth and Baby website.
  • To access trusted information and resources on mental health, visit mindhealthconnect website.

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Last reviewed: February 2014

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