Links to Health Information & Support Groups

To help with your health care management here are some links to websites and contact details of support groups that can give you information on your health issues.

 

Obviously this list is not complete. If you know of a website that you have found useful and think others would benefit, please contact us with the address and we can publish it for others to use.


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ADHD Support and Information Network

www.adhd.org.nz 

AIDS - NZ AIDS Foundation   

www.nzaf.org.nz    

Allergy NZ        

www.allergy.org.nz   

Arthritis NZ  

www.arthritis.org.nz      

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of NZ (Inc) 

www.asthmanz.org.nz    


Age Concern NZ Inc

www.ageconcern.org.nz

Alzheimers NZ

www.alzheimers.org.nz

Asthma NZ

www.asthma-nz.org.nz

Autism NZ Inc

www.autismnz.org.nz


B


Barnardos NZ for the Blind
www.barnardos.org.nz                                              


Royal NZ Foundation for the Blind

www.rnzfb.org.nz


C


Canterbury District Health Board
www.cdhb.govt.nz 

Community and Public Health Resources and information for health promotion and protection for all groups of people
www.cpublichealth.co.nz

NZ Continence Association         
www.continence.org.nz

Crohn's and Colitis Support Group Association of NZ
www.ccsg.org.nz


Cancer Society of NZ

www.cancernz.org.nz

NZ Cot Death Association

nzcda@childhealth.org.nz

Cystic Fibrosis Association of NZ

www.cfnz.org.nz


D


National Foundation for the Deaf Inc
www.nfd.org.nz

NZ Federation of Disability Information Centers
www.weka.net.nz


Diabetes NZ

www.diabetes.org.nz


E


NZ Endometriosis Foundation
www.nzendo.co.nz

Everybody.co
Health advice for everybody from allergies to travel
www.everybody.co.nz


Epilepsy NZ

www.epilepsy.org.nz


F


Family Planning Association of NZ
www.fpanz.org.nz


Fertility NZ


G


How does your food rate on the glycemic index?
www.glycemicindex.com


H


Health and Disability Consumer Advocacy Service
Having a problem with a health or disability service?
www.hdc.org.nz

Hepatitis Foundation
www.hepfoundation.org.nz


National Heart Foundation of NZ

www.nhf.org.nz 


I


Independent Health
For medication alarms and pill boxes
www.independenthealth.co.nz

 

 


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K


NZ Kidney Foundation

www.nzkidneyfoundation.co.nz


KidsHealth Site

Health information for children from before birth to adolescence

www.kidshealth.org


M


Manufactured Food Database

Find out what foods are gluten/wheat/egg/lactose etc free

www.mfd.co.nz

Medsafe

NZ Medicine and Medical Devices Safety Authority

www.medsafe.govt.nz

Mental Health Foundation  

www.mentalhealth.org.nz  

Ministry of Health's Maori Health site

www.maoriheath.govt.nz

Miscarriage Support Inc (Auckland)

www.miscarriagesupport.org.nz

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Auckland

www.msakl.org.nz

Australian site about menopause.

jeanhailes.org.au


ME/Chronic Fatigue syndrome - ANZMES Inc

www.anzmes.org 

Meningitis Trust

www.meningitis-trust.org 

Migraine Sufferers' Support Group

www.migraine.co.nz

Ministry of Health

www.moh.govt.nz

Motor Neurone Disease Association

www.mndanz.org.nz

Muscular Dystrophy Association of NZ Inc

www.mda.org.nz


N


Neurological Foundation of NZ.

www.neurological.org.nz


NZ Nutrition Foundation

nznf@nutrition.org.nz


O


Osteoporosis NZ Inc
www.bones.org.nz


P


Parents Centres NZ Inc

www.parentscentre.org.nz

Pharmac (Pharmaceutical Management Agency)

www.pharmac.govt.nz

Post Polio Support Society NZ Inc

rayl.wilson@xtra.co.nz

Psoriasis Association of NZ Inc

psoriasis@xtra.co.nz


Parkinson's Society Inc

www.parkinsons.org.nz

Royal NZ Plunket Society In

www.plunket.org.nz

Prostate Awareness and Support Society

www.prostate.org.nz


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R


S


Schizophrenia Fellowship NZ Inc

www.sfnat.org.nz

NZ Sports Drug Agency

www.nzsda.co.nz 

Suicide Prevention Information (Mental Health Foundation) 

Mental Health Foundation

 


Office for Senior Citizens

Contains information on coping without a car

www.osc.govt.nz

Stroke Foundation of NZ Inc

www.stroke.org.nz

SunSmart website

sunsmart.org.nz


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W


Women's Health Action
www.womens-health.org.nz


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Z



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