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

Search results for: "self help devices"

service category

Find a service: Disability aids and equipment

enter a location
  • {{prefLabel}}

Vaginal bleeding self care

Trusted information about vaginal bleeding self care can be found on this page.

Read more

Kiss My Asthma App

The Kiss My Asthma App is an app for young people, developed by young people. The app was developed by the University of Sydney with funding from Asthma Australia’s National Research Fund. Learn more here.

Read more

Hearing aids

A hearing aid is a small electronic device to help people hear better. Learn more about the different types of hearing aids and where and how to get hearing aids.

Read more

Just diagnosed with diabetes

Diabetes doesn’t have to stop you from leading the life you want, Find out more about how to manage diabetes, and how to stay healthy and active.

Read more

Hormonal medicines and periods

Some forms of hormonal contraception (for example the oral contraceptive pill, IUD coil, and injection) may affect your menstrual cycle.

Read more

Asthma medication

Many different medications are used to manage and control asthma. Learn more about the three main groups: relievers, preventers and symptom controllers, and how to use an inhaler, or puffer device.

Read more

Online therapy (eTherapy)

eTherapy, online counselling or online therapy refers to psychological support, therapy, education and assistance delivered via the internet or an online platform.

Read more

Bleeding between periods

Vaginal bleeding between periods is not unusual, but should be checked by your doctor if it happens more than once or twice.

Read more

Cochlear implant

Cochlear implants are electronic devices that stimulate the hearing nerve to provide sounds directly to the brain. They are designed to improve hearing.

Read more

Intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD)

An intrauterine device (IUD) is a highly effective and reliable method of contraception. The two types available are the copper IUD and the hormonal IUD.

Read more

Healthdirect 24hr 7 days a week hotline

24 hour health advice 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 and advice

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