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  • healthdirect

    Find your nearest health service using the new National Health Services Directory (NHSD).

  • Emergency Departments are for emergencies. If it's not an emergency, there are a range of other care options to consider

    Emergency Departments are for emergencies campaign

    Emergency Departments are here to deal with emergencies, but for minor illness or injury, there are a range of other care options to consider.

  • Legal matters

    When it comes to your health care, it’s important to understand your rights and responsibilities as well as your legal options.

  • Low back pain

    In most cases the cause of low back pain is not serious and with the right guidance and support, people recover without the need for specific treatment or specialist help. In fact low back pain can be helped by things you can do for yourself!