The Libraries will be closed on the 25th April for Anzac Day

Health online resources

* We subscribe to these online resources. Most can be accessed both inside and outside the library, except where indicated. For external access to those resources you will need to enter your library barcode number (14 digits) and your PIN. Other websites are freely available to access.

  • Consumer Health Complete*
    A subscription database providing a comprehensive  resource of health content to provide information for patients and to provide a general understanding of health and wellness. US produced.
  • Family Doctor (NZ)
    A reliable NZ source of information produced by NZ medical practitioners covering all aspects of health - for the general public.
  • Health & Wellness Resource Centre*
    A subscription database, covering a wide range of source and topics including: fitness, nutrition, public health, occupational health and safety. US produced.
  • Health Navigator (NZ)
    A NZ non-profit, government supported resource, providing current and reliable information about health conditions, services, medicines,  healthy living and links to other resources relevant to NZ.
  • Ministry of Health website (NZ)
    The NZ ministry's website, providing information about conditions, the health system, their work, statistics and publications.
  • MedlinePlus
    The US National Institutes of Health's Web site, providing free access to the world's largest medical library. Provides current information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues for the general community.
  • Medsafe (NZ)
    Information on the regulation of medicines and medical devices in New Zealand and the safe use of medicines - for consumers, professionals and industry. Includes datasheets about medicines and the latest NZ pharmaceutical schedule.
  • NZGP Web Directory (NZ)
    A directory of quality, reliable websites for NZ GP's and and their patients. Useful for finding sources of information and support for specific conditions.
  • Oxford Journal of Medicine
    The UK and international research journal online - many of the articles can be accessed free.