PLEASE NOTE: These resources are for general information only and are not to be handed out to patients. All patient handouts / leaflets must be approved by the Department of Health Media & Corporate Communications Unit.
The Better Health Channel (BHC) provides health and medical information that is quality assured, reliable, up to date, easy to understand, regularly reviewed and locally relevant. It is fully funded by the State Government of Victoria.
This webpage has been developed to provide accurate, independent and evidence based information on psychotropic (mental health) medications. It is available to proactively support staff, consumers and carers who are a part of the Northern Territory Mental Health Service (NTMHS).
Learn by watching health videos on topics such as human anatomy, surgical procedures and health news. Test your knowledge with the interactive tutorials and games. Check your health by using the calculators and quizzes.
The Health Literacy Resource Registry provides access to patient handouts approved for use within the Top End Health Service and provides information on how to develop a health literacy resource that patients can understand.
"Beyond the Basics" articles are 5 to 10 pages long and more detailed than "The Basics". These articles are best for readers who want a lot of detailed information and who are comfortable with some technical medical terms.
"The Basics" are short (1 to 3 page) articles written in plain language. They answer the 4 or 5 most important questions a person might have about a medical problem. These articles are best for people who want a general overview.