For Health Professionals

This section of the site contains comprehensive range of topics relevant for health professionals (eg: doctors, health care educators, health care workers, overseas trained doctors etc). These topics are categorised as ageing, education and prevention, conditions and diseases, health products and medicines, healthcare systems, rural health, health priorities, services, ethical issues, gene technology

Page last updated: 01 April 2014 (this page is generated automatically and reflects updates to other content within the website)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

This section of the site contains information on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services.

eHealth

Healthcare organisations can now register to participate in the eHealth record system. Only healthcare organisations need to register. Individual health professionals will be authorised by their registered organisation (e.g. hospital or GP surgery) to access the eHealth record system. Visit www.ehealth.gov.au for more information.

Ethical Issues

Ethical Issues at the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Gene Technology

The Gene Technology Act 2000 is a national scheme for the regulation of genetically modified organisms in Australia, in order to protect the health and safety of Australians and the Australian environment by identifying risks posed by or as a result of gene technology, and to manage those risks by regulating certain dealings with genetically modified organisms.

Health products and medicines

This section of the website contains information on health products and medicines.

Health Thesaurus

This section of the website contains information on health thesaurus.

Palliative Care

Palliative care - quality of life for people with a life-limiting illness, their families and carers.

Public and private healthcare

This section of the website contains information on healthcare systems.