Please see below for a list of useful links for health related organisations and services available within the ACT:

  • ACT ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Society is a volunteer, not for profit organisation which provides support and information for people affected by Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) in the Canberra region
  • Arthritis ACT is a non-profit organisation that aims to improve the quality of life of people in the ACT who are suffering from arthritis, osteoporosis and other musculoskeletal conditions.
  • Calvary Hospital is a fully accredited 250 bed public hospital located in the suburb of Bruce in north Canberra
  • Canberra Afterhours Locum Medical Service - CALMS is an accredited medical deputising service owned and operated by Canberra General Practitioners. CALMS has been providing after hours medical services to residents of Canberra since 1971
  • Canberra Hospital is the region’s major public hospital, providing specialist and acute care to more than 500,000 people.
  • The Canberra Lung Life Support Group is the local support group for people with a variety of chronic lung conditions and their carers. The group offers support to each other, including information about navigating the health system – the doctors, the treatment, the medicines, the oxygen, as well as the assistance they can get. They are part of the national body, The Australian Lung Foundation (ALF),
  • Cancer Council ACT is a non government not-for-profit community organisation that aims to promote a healthier community by reducing the incidence and impact of cancer in the ACT region.
  • Health Care Consumers Association ACT is the peak health consumer advocacy body in the ACT, supporting and developing health consumer perspectives and policy in the Territory for over 30 years.
  • Medicare provides access to medical and hospital services for all Australian residents and certain categories of visitors to Australia. We administer Medicare, and pays Medicare benefits, on behalf of the Department of Health, who is responsible for developing Medicare policy
  • Post and Ante Natal Depression Support and Information Inc (PANDSI) is an incorporated community based non-government organisation, providing support to families in the Australian Capital Territory by improving the perinatal mental health of women, men and their families
  • People with Disabilities (PWD) ACT represents, promotes and supports the collective interests of people with disabilities
  • The RSI and Overuse Injury Association of the ACT is a support and advocacy group for people with work-related upper-limb musculoskeletal disorders.