Useful links

Interested in finding out more about pathology, health and health organisations in New Zealand?  Browse our list of useful websites.

Cancer Society of New Zealand
The Cancer Society is dedicated to reducing the incidence of cancer along with ensuring the best cancer care for everyone in New Zealand.

Diabetes New Zealand
Diabetes New Zealand offers support and education for people with diabetes.

Enable New Zealand
"To improve the quality of life for people with disabilities in New Zealand by providing a nationally recognised, high quality equipment, information and referral service."

Health and Disability Commissioner
The Health and Disability Commissioner is an independent agency set up to promote and protect the rights of consumers who use health and disability services.  The agency assists in resolving problems between consumers and providers of health and disability services.

Health Navigator
The Health Navigator is a collaborative project developed by a range of non-profit health organisations to identify the best online health information and self-help resources they can find.

Healthpoint aims to help people better understand and use New Zealand health services. 

Immunisation Advisory Centre
The Immunisation Advisory Centre provides factual information including benefits and risks regarding immunisation, and vaccine-preventable disease.

Lab Tests Online
Lab Tests Online has been designed to help the public better understand the many clinical lab tests that are part of the routine care, diagnosis and treatment of many conditions and diseases.

Maori Health
This website provides information about Maori health and highlights the policies, programmes and people addressing Maori health.

Medical Council of New Zealand
The Medical Council registers doctors to practise medicine in New Zealand. Registration is evidence that a doctor has met a certain standard.

Ministry of Health
The Ministry of Health aims to ensure that the health and disability support system works for all New Zealanders.

National Screening Unit
This Ministry of Health unit runs the cervical and breast screening programmes.  This site has information about these and other important health screening programmes.