The Better Health Channel App is available via the Itunes App Store and Google Play, and is a helpful tool remain up to date on topics and health alerts. The Mostyn Street Clinic regularly uses The Better Health Channel for patient health information, the site is run by the Victorian government and is a good resource for the most current advice and information.
Features of the App:
Personalised alerts for heat, UV, smog and pollen.
Find information about health conditions relevant to you.
Extensive information on food and nutrition, physical activity, healthy weight, health checks, immunisations, and reducing alcohol and tobacco consumption.
Relationships & Family
Covers an extensive range of topics from pregnancy to parenting, caring for others, and coping with relationship stress.
Treatments & First Aid
Find treatment and first aid information to a range of common conditions and injuries.
Find healthy and nutritious recipes for a range of dietry requirements and lifestyle needs (e.g. low salt and sugar) and create customised shopping lists for when you’re next at the store.
Find a Health Service in Victoria
Suburb and postcode discovery and after hours service availability for a range of health providers such as doctors, dentists, pharmacists and physiotherapists.
Help & Advice
Lists essential health and advice services including Nurse On Call, Kids helpline, Poisons Information, Lifeline and more.