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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.
AccessMedicine Patient Education Handouts
Comprehensive, reliable healthcare information for adults, pediatrics, medicines, and acute settings available in multiple languages and for over 7000 topics.
Better Health Channel
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.
Choice and Medication for Mental Health Services
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).
Clinical Key - Patient Education
Nearly 10,000 patient education handouts.
Produced by the National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus provides information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language that is easy to understand.
MedlinePlus - Videos & Interactive Health Tutorials
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.
MIMS Online - Consumer Medicine Information
Australia's most comprehensive source of Consumer Medicines Information. Click on 'CMI' and then search for product.
The Royal Children's Hospital - Kids Health Info
Quality health information on a range of topics, that is continually added to. The factsheets are written for parents and adolescents about medical conditions and treatments.
Top End Health Service - Health Literacy Resource Registry
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.
UpToDate - Patient Information (Beyond the Basics)
"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.
UpToDate - Patient Information (The Basics)
"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.
NT Health COVID-19 Consumer Information - (Intranet access only, use Edge Browser)