Connecting you to health information and resources

Connecting you to health information and resources

Health Resource Directory connects people diagnosed with a health condition with information and resources. The information is developed from the clinical guidelines GPs use in south western Sydney.

The information has been reviewed and endorsed by local community members and GPs.

What you will find on Health Resource Directory

Health Resource Directory provides information on health conditions and procedures.

What you will find on Health Resource Directory

For health conditions, you will find:

  • A brief description of the health condition or procedure

  • What you can expect your GP to do now or in the future to help you manage the health condition

  • What steps you can take to manage your health condition

  • When you should call an ambulance or go back to your GP

  • What health and support services are available in south western Sydney

  • Some questions you may want to ask your GP to better understand your health condition

  • Links to more information about the health condition

For procedures, you will find:

  • A brief description of the procedure and what it is used for

  • What preparations you will need to complete before having the procedure

  • What happens during the procedure

  • What you can expect afterwards

What you will not find on Health Resource Directory

The site does not list symptoms to help you self-diagnose or provide information on how a condition is treated. The site is designed to be used by someone who has been given a diagnosis and wants to find out how you and your GP can work together.
    Why can I trust this information?

    Why can I trust this information?

    The information has been developed from the same clinical guidelines GPs use in south western Sydney. It has been reviewed and endorsed by the SWSPHN Community Advisory Committee and local GPs.

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    Language options

    Most Health Resource Directory content is available in multiple languages in both text and audio files.

    Available Languages

    • English
    • Arabic / عربى
    • Chinese / 中国人
    • Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt

    You can change the language of the website at the top right. Or you can select language options when viewing PDF factsheets or listening to audio translations.

    Content formats

    Most health topics or condition pages will include two alternate content formats that you can access.

    PDF Factsheet
    Factsheet as PDF available to view online and download. Available in all language options.
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    Audio
    Indicates an audio version you can listen to. Available in all language options.
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    Support & links

    The last section on health topics or condition pages will include support channels and services you can call, along with other websites and online documents you can read to learn more.

    Call contacts
    Services and channels you can speak to for assitance and support.

    External websites
    Recommended websites with useful information to learn more.

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