Since 1999 the Better Health Channel (www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au) has helped Australian’s achieve the best possible health and wellbeing through various stages of life. It has successfully done so by providing easy to understand and reliable information - clinically quality assured by over 200 content partners and Department of Health (Victoria) subject matter experts.
The site has consistently been ranked Australia's No.1 health and medical information website and was awarded the best Medical app at the 2012 Australian Mobile Awards and best Nutrition and Diet app at the 2013 Australia Mobile Awards.
The site does not include any commercial advertising or corporate sponsorship.
About this app
The Better Health Channel app builds on the superior information you’ve come to expect from the Better Health Channel by providing only the best healthy living and medical information – all quality assured for your peace of mind. The app includes:
• Our full range of heath information articles, including conditions and treatments, healthy living and relationships and family
• First aid procedures for a wide range of common injuries - from bites and burns to heat stroke and hypothermia
• Healthy and nutritious recipes and the ability to create customised shopping lists
• Suburb and postcode discovery and after hours service availability for a range of health providers such as doctors, dentists, pharmacists and physiotherapists
• Urgent medical help and advice contacts including Nurse On Call, Kids helpline, Poisons Information, Lifeline and more
• Personalised health alerts and notifications for heat, temperature, UV, smog and pollen.
Health service information is provided via the National Human Services Directory. Health service providers wishing to register their organisation can do so via the ‘contact us’ page of the website http://nhsd.com.au/contact-us