useful links

A great general site with information on lots of medical conditions and medications

Up-to-date information about healthcare providers, referral expectations, services offered and common treatments

Ministry of Health’s information on health and disability: improving, promoting and protecting the health of all New Zealanders

The Health and Disability Commissioner’s website

Information on Starship hospital but also many paediatric conditions

Information on different cardiac problems, and their management including healthy lifestyles to prevent cardiovascular disease

Good information on all aspects of Diabetes

The Auckland branch of Diabetes New Zealand

Information about Green Prescription organisation to support people in healthier lifestyles

Information on Asthma and other respiratory conditions

Support and information for people suffering from Cancer

Information on low FODMAP diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Information on Gout

Information on all National Screening Programmes

Information on Depression and Anxiety with tools to help you find your own way to a better place mentally

FREE 24/7 HELPLINE: 0800 111 757 TEXT 4202

Information and help for people suffering from Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Phobias

FREE 24/7 HELPLINE: 0800 ANXIETY (0800 269 4389)

A website to help friends and parents to support young people to manage hard times and enjoy happier lives

A website to help young people with Depression and Anxiety and also just cope with life’s ups and downs

WHAT’S UP Free Counselling 08009428787 (Monday to Friday 1-10pm) and a free online chat group (5-10pm)

A website to help support victims and perpetrators of domestic violence

Oranga Tamariki Ministry for Vulnerable Children, formerly CYFS

An easy telecommunications service for patients who are Deaf, hearing impaired, Deafblind or speech impaired