Talking to health professionals
The following websites provide practical advice for patients and consumers on what questions you can ask when you go to visit your health provider.
Health Direct Question Builder
Prepare for your medical appointment by creating a list of questions to ask your doctor.
Choosing Wisely Questions
Five questions to ask your doctor or other health provider.
Finding a health service
The following websites provide general advice on finding a health service and specific information on how to get to hospitals and health facilities in the Western Sydney Local Health District.
Health Direct Find a Health Service
Find health services close to you.
Western Sydney Local Health District
Find out how to get to hospitals and health centres in Western Sydney Local Health District.
Finding health information that you can trust
The following websites provide information on selected health conditions including one website that provides a simple, symptom checker.
NSW Health Ministry – Health topics from A–Z
Provides information and fact sheets on a wide range of common illnesses and health problems.
Health Direct Symptom Checker
Enter your symptoms to work out the best way to get help.
Trust it or Trash it – Advice on how to identify trustworthy sources of information
Tips for finding reliable health information.