Below are some useful links to websites with information on many different aspects of health and well being.

This website has a good number of useful, good quality information pages about common health problems. These are produced locally for NZ use and often include links to other reputable sites.

The Ministry of Health maintains this database of standardised information sheets about medications registered in New Zealand.

The Ministry of Health website maintains a reasonable database of information about issues of current concern, for example SARS, meningitis B, and so on.

The dermnet website is NZ based and has a huge library of information about all sorts of skin conditions. We find this very useful in practice and recommend it for anyone wanting more information about skin problems.

All information about your rights as a health care user is available from the website of the H&D Commissioner.

World wise travel provides information about your travel destinations and immunisations to help ensure you stay well to enjoy your travel.

Allergy New Zealand is a national charity that provides reliable information, education and support so you can manage your or your child’s allergy and live an active and healthy lifestyle.

The aim of this site is to gather eczema related information in a central location and make it available to those caring for children with eczema.

Find a Midwife | Mamaternity Charitable Trust is a charitable trust which provides maternity information and support service in the Manawatu Region

Accurate and reliable information about children’s health for New Zealand parents, caregivers, family and whānau.

New Zealand website that gives up to date information on how to manage your asthma.

A local source of independent, factual information based on international and New Zealand scientific research regarding vaccine-preventable diseases and the benefits and risks of immunisation.

The diabetes New Zealand website for up to date information on diabetes and how you can manage this.

Information on how to get active within the Manawatu region. Links to green prescription so you can self-refer.

The Youth One Stop Shop a place that provides young people with arrange of health services that are free to access.

If you are due for your driver license renewal (75 years or older) you need to pass your medical every 2 years. For further information of medical fitness to drive visit the Land Transport Safety Authority website.

The Heart Foundation website gives advice on lifestyle and health eating. This includes topics such as knowing your heart risk, a healthy weight for life, exercise and fitness and quitting smoking.

The Thyroid Association of New Zealand Inc. is a web based patient support group started in 2008. It provides useful information on thyroid conditions and treatment of these.