Certificate of compliance

Healthdirect

is in compliance with the HONcode

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17 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Aug 2020

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct817993

Date of initial review:

18 Feb 2002

Certificate validity:

valid until Aug 2020

Date of last visit:

01 Aug 2019
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Editorial team
 

(01 Aug 2019) - Link

Information provided as part of a Symptom Checker facility (both the website and the telephone service) and through Web Chat may be used to assist you to manage non-acute medical conditions and locate medical assistance. Information provided as part of the Thesaurus may be used to assist you to browse or search for medical, health and human services related concepts in order to provide a reference source of health and related services information. However, this information and any other Information is not a substitute for independent professional advice and should not be used as an alternative to professional health care. If you have a particular medical problem, please consult a healthcare professional. Symptom Checker, Web Chat and the Thesaurus are not diagnostic tools.
 

(01 Aug 2019) - Link

Privacy policy
 

(01 Aug 2019) - Link

The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Sources:
Australian Breastfeeding Association (Breastfeeding FAQs)
 

(01 Aug 2019) - Link

Last reviewed: September 2018
 

(01 Aug 2019) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

Contact us
 

(01 Aug 2019) - Link

The services available through Healthdirect Australia are wholly or jointly funded by the Australian Government, and a number of the state and territory governments, and are provided free of charge for the benefit of the Australian public.
 

(01 Aug 2019) - Link

Healthdirect Australia’s websites do not receive funding from advertising the products or services of other organisations.
 

(01 Aug 2019) - Link

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The HONcode's significance

The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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