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With so much information provided on the internet, searching for accurate medical advice can be a confusing and overwhelming process. Here is a growing list of helpful patient resources often recommended by Dr Jonathan Tey.


Remember that this information is intended to support, not replace a consultation with your General Practitioner. Information obtained in these links may be updated regularly and you should always check that you are referring to the most recent versions of any handouts. 

General Healthcare Information

Better Health Channel

A reliable and trustworthy Australian website providing general education on a broad range of health topics

Choosing Wisely Australia

Have you ever wondered why all the tests, treatments and procedures? Are they really necessary? Could they in fact cause me more harm? Choosing Wisely Australia encourages the important conversations in healthcare where the evidence shows this is in fact no benefit.


A national, government owned, not for profit organisation providing a range of general healthcare information.

My Health Record

Information on understanding what is a "My Health Record" and how this can benefit you and your healthcare providers.


Get the help and support you need to give smoking the flick.

RACGP Guidelines for Preventive Activities in General Practice

We all know that prevention is better than cure. This is what the Royal Australian College of GPs recommends on the provision of preventive care in General Practice. 

Kids & Young Adult Health

Queensland Child Health Services

Information for children and their parents/carers to give them the best possible start in life. (downloadable Factsheet)

Kids Helpline

Australia's only free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25. 

A helpful, Australian, government endorsed website on all topics pregnancy and parenting related.

The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne - Fact Sheets

Reliable, quality, up to date, healthcare information fact sheets on kids health developed by the RCH, Melbourne. The information is also available via the Kids Health Info app available for android and apple

Antenatal Care 

Australian Breastfeeding Association

Mater Mothers Hospital - Helpful patient handouts

A host of helpful patient resources from the Mater Mothers Hospital for families preparing for a newborn baby. 

Planning to give birth at the Mater Mothers Public Hospital? Here is a great brochure that explains the models of maternity care at MMH. 

Understanding Caesarian Sections - Video

A great video overview by The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Understanding Exercise during pregnancy

What is healthy weight gain in pregnancy? This is a commonly asked question for expectant parents. Here is an excellent handout that clearly answers this. For information on dietary advice and healthy eating in pregnancy click here


Prenatal screening tests for Chromosomal and Genetic conditions. It is important to understand what chromosomal abnormalities can be screened for, the tests available and the implications of "high risk" results.   

PANDA - Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia

Supporting women, men and families across Australia affected by anxiety and/or depression during pregnancy and early parenthood.

Women's Health

Jean Hailes for Women's Health

A resource created to provide women the information, knowledge and care to assist them in healthcare and wellbeing throughout life. A wealth of healthcare topics written on women's health.

Sexual and Reproductive Health

True Relationships and Reproductive Health

Providing expert advice on reproductive and sexual health. A great resource for information regarding contraceptive choices.

Mental Health

Beyond Blue 

Support for anxiety, depression and suicide prevention


Crisis support and suicide prevention

Skin Cancer Medicine

Cancer Council Queensland

A general overview on the general types of skin cancer, diagnosis, treatment and management.

Melanoma Patients Australia

Have you been affected by melanoma or know someone else that has? MPA is an independent, not for profit organisation, dedicated to supporting and representing those that have been affected by melanoma.

Travel Medicine

CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A starting point for travel advice when planning an overseas trip 

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