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My Health Record

My Health Record is the national digital health record system. Learn how you to share your health information with doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers.

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Privacy statement

The Healthdirect Australia's privacy statement refers to the privacy obligations concerning the collection, use, disclosure and storage of personal information.

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Planning for the future with younger onset dementia

Trusted information about planning for the future with younger onset dementia, including how to manage financial, legal and medical affairs.

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Australia’s healthcare system

This article provides you with some information to help you understand the Australian healthcare system and the different types of services available to help you.

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Caring for someone with cancer

Trusted information on caring for someone with cancer, getting medical support and advice, money and benefits, dealing with your emotions, and end-of-life care.

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Diagnosis of depression

Depression (also known as major depression, or clinical depression) is a medical condition where people experience long and intense periods of low mood which affects their ability to function.

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Questions to ask before surgery

It’s a big decision whether or not to have surgery. Asking your doctor a lot of questions can help guide you towards making the right decision.

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Health Care Homes program

Health Care Homes is a new program designed to coordinate healthcare for people with long-term, complex health conditions. It will be rolled out from late 2017.

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Electrocardiogram (ECG)

To find out how well your heart is working, your doctor may ask you to have an electrocardiogram (ECG). Learn more about it and why you may need an ECG.

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Rural and remote health

Many organisations, along with the Australian Government, have developed support programs for people living in rural and remote areas.

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