Useful Links

Department of Health & Ageing

http://www.health.gov.au/

Privacy Commissioner
Privacy Victoria regulates how Victorian government agencies and local councils handle personal information.
We cannot deal with issues relating to the private sector and medical or health records, but we can help direct you.

Office of the Health Services Commissioner

http://www.health.vic.gov.au/hsc/

Problem with a health service or concerns about your health privacy? We can help.

Bendigo Health Care Group

www.bendigohealth.org.au
Bendigo Health is one of the state’s major health service providers. It has a 672 bed multi-disciplinary service, Bendigo Health incorporates medical, surgical, rehabilitation, psychiatric care, aged care, ambulatory and community services.

Primary Care Partnerships

http://www.health.vic.gov.au/pcps/index.htm
The Primary Care Partnerships home page provided through the Victorian Government Health Information section of the DHS website.

Bendigo Loddon Primary Care Partnership

http://www.health.vic.gov.au/pcps/webpages/bendigo_loddon.htm
DHS information about Bendigo Loddon PCP including pdf reports of health plans.

Bendigo Community Health Service

http://www.bchs.com.au/home.htm
Loddon Shire Council http://www.loddon.vic.gov.au

Victorian Government Department of Human Services

http://hnp.dhs.vic.gov.au/wps/portal

Victorian Government Health Information Web Site

http://www.health.vic.gov.au/
This is a gateway to information on the provision of health services in Victoria. The site is developed and managed by the Department of Health, Victoria, its funded agencies and partnership and special interest groups. Click on the Site Map to see all of the directories.

Women’s Health Loddon Mallee

http://www.whlm.org.au
This regional women’s health service based in Bendigo has an outreach service based in Ouyen, on the Mallee Track.

Northern District Community Health Service (NDCHS)

http://www.ndchs.org.au
The Northern District Community Health Service (NDCHS) provides a wide range of health and welfare services to the Northern part of Loddon Shire.

Connectingcare

http://www.connectingcare.com
Health & Community Services Directory and e-Referral Mechanism.

Better Health Channel

http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/
Health and medical information hub for consumers.

The Cancer Council Victoria

http://www.cancervic.org.au/
The Cancer Council Victoria provides a range of services including the Cancer Helpline, an information and support service for people with cancer and their families, staffed by cancer nurses. They also offer information about cancer support groups, forums for people living with cancer, and their carers, Cancer Connect (telephone peer support service) and a range of resources for those living with breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Hub

http://www.bcna.org.au/content/view/292/342/
This is the Breast Cancer Network Australia site, Victorian Resources section.

Breast Cancer Info Loddon Mallee

http://www.breastservices.lmha.com.au/
A directory of support services for the Loddon Mallee Region, with contact details for a range of services such as support groups, a wig library and financial assistance. You can contact Julie Harris (Breast Care Nurse, Project Worker) on (03) 5441 6850 for details of local services.

Alzheimer’s Australia

http://www.alzheimers.org.au/
Alzheimer’s Australia is the national peak body for people living with dementia, their families and carers and provides leadership in policy and services. Listed by State and Territory organizations, you can find Information, Support, Advocacy and Education services.