Selection of trusted resources for finding out about health conditions, wellness and medical treatments.
Please note these websites are not a substitute for professional medical advice.
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Consumer Health Complete
Easily understandable health and medical information. Search and browse within medical encyclopaedias, popular reference books and magazine articles.
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Evidence-based healthcare databases that can help clinicians and consumers make decisions about appropriate and effective health care.
New Zealand consumer health information resource, covering a wide range of health topics, and details on support and services available.
Health information covering healthy lifestyle, symptoms, conditions, tests and procedures.
Authoritative and up to date information on different health topics, drugs and supplements, as well as offering a comprehensive medical encyclopaedia and medical dictionary.
New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority. Provides information on medicines and medical devices including updates on staying safe and healthy.
The New Zealand Formulary
An independent resource that addresses the need for general purpose, point-of-care information about the use of medicines in New Zealand.