healthdirect – check symptoms, find health services and trusted advice
By Healthdirect Australia Ltd
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
Australia’s free health app that helps you make informed decisions about your health.
You can use the healthdirect app to:
• check your symptoms with the healthdirect Symptom Checker
• find a health service when and where you need it
• search for trusted health information
The tools you need to manage your own health
The healthdirect app includes a Symptom Checker tool which guides you through a series of questions to help you make an informed decision about what to do next, whether it is self-care or seeing a health professional.
Australian health services, at your fingertips
The healthdirect app includes an Australia-wide directory covering a range of health services. Easily find the health service you need, when you need it, their contact details and directions from your current location.
Trusted, Australian information
All information in the healthdirect app is sourced from Australia’s leading health organisations and has undergone a quality assurance process so people can be assured it is safe, appropriate and relevant for Australians. It complies with Healthdirect Australia’s Clinical Governance Framework and backed by the governments of Australia.
A helping hand in emergencies
The healthdirect app can be used in emergency situations. It will display latitude and longitude coordinates which you can relay to emergency service operators when you don’t know exactly where you are.
We appreciate any feedback you may have about the healthdirect app; whether you think there’s something missing, a symptom that should be included in the Symptom Checker or experiences you’ve had using the app.
Your feedback is a great way for us to know what’s important to you and gives us a focus on where we should be making our improvements.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Whilst this app has been reviewed for clinical accuracy, the content on healthdirect is not a substitute for professional advice and should not be used as an alternative to professional healthcare. If you have a particular medical problem, please consult your doctor or a specialist.
What's New in Version 1.2.16
This update includes:
-Find a health service now identifies My Health Record enabled services
-Home screen and navigation improvements
-Bug fixes and performance improvements
Health Check - very helpful
After being ill for the past 4 days & knowing my GP is away for another 2 days, I wanted confirmation as to whether I should go to the ED or wait. Advice was quick, detailed, accurate & helpful. Only negative is the App states FREE but ITunes charged me $1:00. ??
Really helpful and practical advice
I have downloaded the app however am unable to find the online bookings for my local GP.
- Category: Medical
- Updated: 20 July 2016
- Version: 1.2.16
- Size: 37.3 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Healthdirect Australia Ltd
- © 2015 Healthdirect Australia
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.