Healthdirect Free Australian health advice you can count on.

Medical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately

healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or doctor who can help you know what to do.

beginning of content

Screening services

1-minute read

Follow the links below to find trusted information about screening services.

Last reviewed: May 2018

Need more information?

These trusted information partners have more on this topic.

Top results

BreastScreenNT bus - NT.GOV.AU

The BreastScreenNT bus gives free breast screening services to women in regional and remote communities.

Read more on NT Health website

Baby and child screening and assessment clinics - NT.GOV.AU

The Child Health Service runs health and development screening and assessments for your baby and child.

Read more on NT Health website

Pregnancy screening and testing - NT.GOV.AU

Your first doctor visit, scheduled pregnancy check-ups, tests, ultrasounds and genetic screening.

Read more on NT Health website

Support for new parents - NT.GOV.AU

Support groups, useful websites, health services for new parents and general information for mothers-to-be

Read more on NT Health website

International Diagnostic Guidelines

In Australia there are currently no nationally recognised clinical guidelines for the screening and diagnosis of FASD. However, the Australian FASD Collaboration has developed a national diagnostic instrument for FASD. It is hoped that this will be tested in 2013-14. As part of this process clinical guidelines will be developed for its use. For more information about diagnosis in Australia go to What is FASD?

Read more on NOFASD - National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder website

Welcome to Cancer Screening and Control Services | Cancer Screening and Control Services

Read more on Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services website

Recommended health checks :: SA Health

See your doctor for a regular health check even if you are currently feeling fit and healthy

Read more on SA Health website

Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Neonatal screening test

Babies born in Australia have a blood test taken when they areabout 48 hours old. This test is the Neonatal Screening Test, sometimes called the 'Guthrie' test, or 'heel prick' test. The test can tell if a baby has one of many rare but serious health problems before any harm is done and even before there are signs that there is a health problem.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

Breast cancer - NT.GOV.AU

Screening tests, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and services for breast cancer.

Read more on NT Health website

Neonatal screening test

Information on neonatal newborn screening test (also known as heel prick test) including how it is done, what is screened for, plus links to trusted resources.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Healthdirect 24hr 7 days a week hotline

24 hour health advice and information you can count on

1800 022 222

Government Accredited with over 140 information partners

We are a government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information

Australian Government, health department logo ACT Government logo New South Wales government, health department logo Northen Territory Government logo Government of South Australia, health department logo Tasmanian government logo Government of Western Australia, health department logo
Feedback