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The role of a GP

Your GP (general practitioner) is usually the first person to go to if you’re sick. GPs coordinate your healthcare - watch this video to learn more.

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How to get the most out of your doctor's appointment

To get the most out of your medical appointments, and to avoid 'bill shock', use these handy tips. Because you're the boss when it comes to your health.

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GP Urgent Care clinics in WA

Not all urgencies are emergencies. If you are in Western Australia and your injury or illness is urgent (required on the day) but non-life threatening, you can visit a GP urgent care clinic. Find clinics here.

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How to find the right health professional

There are many health professionals to choose from. It’s important to ask questions to help you make the right decision for your health needs.

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Australia’s healthcare system

The Australian healthcare system can sometimes seem confusing. Learn more about the types of services available, and how you can access them.

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What care do I need?

There are many types of healthcare services and information available in Australia. Learn here how to find the right service at the right time.

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Opioid medicines and pain

Some pain medicines, such as opioids, need to be taken with care. Learn about the risks and benefits of opioids, side effects and pain-relief alternatives.

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Talking to your doctor (GP) about mental health

A doctor (GP) is a good place to start for most mental health conditions. They can provide treatment or refer you to other mental health services.

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How to treat warts

Warts are small, harmless lumps of skin caused by the human papilloma virus. Learn here about treatments and how to avoid spreading warts.

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RACGP Healthy Habits

RACGP Healthy Habits is a digital health support program developed by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) in partnership with the Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care.

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