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Accident Compensation Corporation

The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) provides comprehensive, no-fault personal injury cover for all New Zealand residents and visitors to New Zealand -- http://www.acc.co.nz/

Addiction Services

Auckland Addictions Treatment Directory -- http://www.addictionshelp.org.nz/Directory

Alcoholics Anonymous New Zealand -- http://www.aa.org.nz/

Community Alcohol and Drug Services -- http://www.cads.org.nz/

Salvation Army -- http://salvationarmy.org.nz/

Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Addiction Services -- http://www.addictionshelp.org.nz/Services/Home

Gambling Help line is the national free phone support service for people with gambling problems in Aotearoa New Zealand -- http://www.gamblinghelpline.co.nz/Home_452.aspx

Cancer Society and Hospice

Cancer Society of New Zealand -- http://www.cancernz.org.nz/

Mercy Hospice Auckland -- http://www.mercyhospice.org.nz/

Charities

Oxfam New Zealand is part of a global movement of dedicated people working hard to fight poverty and injustice -- http://www.oxfam.org.nz/index.asp

Redcross -- http://www.redcross.org.nz/cms_display.php

Child Poverty Action Group New Zealand -- http://www.cpag.org.nz/

Child Fund New Zealand -- http://www.childfund.org.nz/index.html

Chronic Illness

National Heart Foundation New Zealand -- http://www.nhf.org.nz/

Diabetes New Zealand is a national charity that represents people with diabetes -- http://www.diabetes.org.nz/

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand -- http://www.asthmanz.co.nz/

Stroke Foundation of New Zealand -- http://www.stroke.org.nz/

Parkinson's Disease -- http://www.parkinsons.org.nz/

Children's Health

Starship Children's Hospital -- http://www.starship.org.nz/

The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne Website -- http://www.rch.org.au/rch/home.cfm

Supporting Families Coping with Gastric Reflux -- http://www.cryingoverspiltmilk.co.nz/

Complaints

Health and Disability Commission -- http://www.hdc.org.nz/

Disability Support Services

Taikura Trust is there to support people to access disability support services across the greater Auckland region, from Mercer to Wellsford. -- http://www.taikura.org.nz/

Ministry funded disability services -- http://www.moh.govt.nz/moh.nsf/indexmh/disability-fundedservices

Disability services not funded by MOH -- http://www.moh.govt.nz/moh.nsf/indexmh/disability-othersupportservices

Government Organisations

This site provides information on the regulation of medicines and medical devices in New Zealand and the safe use of medicines -- http://www.medsafe.govt.nz/

Pharmaceutical Management Agency of New Zealand. They are part of the New Zealand medicines system working to improve New Zealanders' access to, and optimal use of, medicines -- http://www.pharmac.govt.nz/

The principal advisor to the government on health and disability policy -- http://www.moh.govt.nz/moh.nsf?OpenDatabase

Health Information

Going to a medical specialist or hospital? Find up-to-date information about providers, referral expectations, services offered and common treatments -- http://www.healthpoint.co.nz/

eMedicine is an online clinical medical knowledge base -- http://emedicine.medscape.com/

DermNet is the web site of the New Zealand Dermatological Society Incorporated - http://dermnetnz.org/

US National Library of Medicine with searchable database -- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed

Comprehensive medical information -- http://www.patient.co.uk/

Mayo Clinic medical information -- http://www.mayoclinic.com/

Melanoma Foundation of New Zealand -- http://www.melanoma.org.nz/

National Screening Unit -- http://www.nsu.govt.nz/

New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation -- http://www.nzbcf.org.nz/

Best Practice Advocacy Centre -- http://www.bpac.org.nz/Public/home.asp

Online Encyclopaedia of Medicine - http://www.gpnotebook.co.uk

Advice on Safe, Rational and Effective use of Medicines -- http://www.saferx.co.nz

Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy -- http://www.allergy.org.au/

Melanoma Mole Facts

Melanoma Foundation New Zealand Site -- http://www.melanoma.org.nz/about/

Mental Illness

C.A.L.M - Computer Assisted Learning For the Mind -University of Auckland -- http://www.calm.auckland.ac.nz/20.html?t=1386197108.36

4 - 7 - 8 Breathing Exercise Dr Weil -- http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/VDR00160/Dr-Weils-Breathing-Exercises-4-7-8-Breath.html

Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand -- http://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/

Auckland mental health crisis services for emergencies only - Central Auckland - 0800 800 717 -- http://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/get-help/in-crisis

National Depression Initiative -- http://www.depression.org.nz/content/home

The Low Down -- http://www.thelowdown.co.nz

Postnatal Depression Information Site -- http://www.mothersmatter.co.nz/default.asp

Learn cognitive behaviour therapy skills for preventing and coping with depression -- http://www.moodgym.anu.edu.au/welcome

Physical and Sexual Abuse

Doctors for sexual abuse -- http://www.dsac.org.nz/

Women's Refuge -- http://www.womensrefuge.org.nz/

Auckland Sexual Abuse HELP 24 hour crisis line (09) 623 1700 -- http://www.sexualabusehelp.org.nz/

Pregnancy and Child Birth

Prescribing Medicines in Pregnancy -- http://www.tga.gov.au/hp/medicines-pregnancy.htm

Postnatal Depression Information Site -- http://www.mothersmatter.co.nz/default.asp

Public Hospitals

Auckland District Health Board -- http://www.adhb.govt.nz/default.asp

Counties Manukau District Health Board -- http://www.countiesmanukau.health.nz/

Waitemata District Health Board -- http://www.waitematadhb.govt.nz

Starship Children's Hospital -- http://www.starship.org.nz/

Registering Bodies

Midwifery Council of New Zealand -- https://www.midwiferycouncil.health.nz/

Medical Council of New Zealand -- http://www.mcnz.org.nz/

The New Zealand Nurses' Organisation -- http://www.nzno.org.nz/

Sexual Health

Auckland Sexual Health Services -- http://www.ashs.org.nz/

Family Planning -- http://www.familyplanning.org.nz/

UK based site - Advice on Sexual and Reproductve Healthcare -- http://www.fsrh.org/pages/clinical_guidance.asp

The NewZealand Sexual Health Society -- http://www.nzshs.org/

Specialist Addresses

Travel Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- http://www.cdc.gov/

Travel health information for people traveling abroad from the UK -- http://www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/home.aspx

World Health Organization (WHO) International Travel and Health -- http://www.who.int/ith/en/

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