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About Health Resource

Health Resource is an initiative of South Western Sydney PHN. The program aims to improve the health literacy of residents of south western Sydney and support patients to take control of their health issues.

The other online initiatives of South Western Sydney PHN include:

For more information on these other online initiatives, click on the icons below.





The site

Health Resource is designed as a health information portal to support patients in learning more about their health issues. The site provides links to information recommended by local health professionals.

In addition to these general resources there are culturally appropriate resources which have been specifically designed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as well as people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities. This material is identified by the flag symbols below.

The information on this site does not take the place of a medical consultation. If you are concerned about your health, please make an appointment to see your GP or other health professional.

These flags indicate specific resources that are culturally appropriate:

Culturally appropriate resource for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

  Culturally appropriate resource for culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Health Resource factsheets

A range of factsheets are being developed for the people of south western Sydney. These factsheets are designed to give patients information about a health condition their GP has diagnosed with them. The factsheets also give information about the local public health services or community support groups.

The factsheet provides information on:

These factsheets will be provided in English as well as in translated versions. The long-term aim of Health Resource is to provide audio translations as well as written translations.

SWS_PI_Icon_Factsheets_Large indicates that this health condition has a factsheet available to download.

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