Australia’s free health app helps you make informed decisions about your health.
You can use the healthdirect app to:
- check your symptoms and get advice on next steps
- find a health service when and where you need it
- look up information on a range of medicines
- search for and find trusted health information
- create an account to save symptom check care advice and bookmark articles and medicines
- connect to My Health Record to access your digital health records, including immunisations, pathology reports and medicare items
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, and get 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 know it is safe, appropriate and relevant for Australians. It complies with Healthdirect Australia’s Clinical Governance Framework and is backed by the governments of Australia.
Connect to My Health Record
The healthdirect app allows you to connect your My Health Record to access your digital health records. Our app provides a simple way to keep track of and view your records including pathology reports, immunisations and Medicare items. Your COVID-19 vaccination certificate and tests results will be easy to find when you need them.
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.
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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.