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What care do I need?

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

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Find a health service

healthdirect Service Finder is a free service that helps you locate the nearest health services in any part of Australia. You can search for health services such as general practitioners, hospitals, dentists, psychologists, hospitals, mental health, optical, pathology, pharmacies and a wide range of others. Find contact details, opening hours and billing options as well as other useful information for these providers. The service finder is also available via the healthdirect mobile app.

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Your healthcare rights

Everybody in Australia has certain healthcare rights. This article explains these rights and what to do if you feel they have been denied.

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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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Australia’s healthcare system

The Australian healthcare system can sometimes seem confusing. This information will help you understand the types of service available.

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Rural health services

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Emergencies

Links to our information partners' articles about emergencies.

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Nursing

Links to articles about nursing services.

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healthdirect Symptom Checker

Not feeling well? Use the healthdirect Symptom Checker to better understand your symptoms and get advice on when to seek medical attention.

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Allied health

Allied health practitioners are trained professionals who are not doctors, dentists or nurses. Learn more about what these professionals do.

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