Receive general medical advice at no charge
60+Club have teamed up with an emergency doctor to offer our readers online access to general medical advice. Our Ask Dr. H service lets you ask Dr. H a medical question or any medical concerns you may have. This service should be treated as a casual online consult for non-critical health matters.
This is a free service offered to our 60+Club readers, so you must be 60 years or over. Dr. H has kindly volunteered her time to provide medical advice on this platform.
Dr. H is a qualified emergency doctor and is currently employed at one of NSW largest trauma hospitals. Due to privacy, we will only refer to our doctor as Dr. H.
Dr. H will try to respond to your question within 72 hours. However, the response time may be longer if we’re receiving a high number of submissions, so we ask that you please be patient.
Your privacy will be 100% guaranteed. Neither 60+Club or Dr. H will hold or publicly display your personal details, such as name, email address and location. Your personal information will not be shared with any third-party providers. However, your medical question may be published on our website, anonymously, along with the response by Dr H. This may help our readers find similar results to questions already answered by Dr. H.
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Important! Please read:
For serious health concerns or time-relevant issues, we strongly recommend that you visit your local GP or visit a hospital. The Ask Dr. H service provides general medical advice, and be treated as a casual consult for non-critical health matters. Please do not rely on this service as a substitute to visiting your local GP or Doctor.
Who is Dr. H?
Dr. H is currently working as a registrar in the Emergency Department (ED) of a big trauma hospital in Sydney. Dr. H is a fully registered trainee of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM), and will be sitting her consultant exams in the next 1-2 years.
Dr. H also works in Sports Medicine part-time, and has contracted to Cricket Australia and the Newtown Jets Rugby League Football Club over the years. In addition, Dr. H has a qualification as a yoga instructor.Read more about Dr. H
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Please Read & Accept the Terms & Conditions below
To submit your medical question to Dr. H, you must first read the below terms and conditions and agree to them.
This service is exclusive to our 60+Club readers. You must be 60 years of age, or over.
You may ask one question per online submission, per month. This is to ensure that other readers have access to Dr. H.
The information that you provide is covered by the same patient-doctor confidentiality as in a normal face-to-face consultation.
This service is not suitable for medical emergencies (e.g. profuse bleeding, breathing difficulties, chest pains, sudden severe weakness, etc.). If you have a medical emergency you should contact Emergency Services on 000.
This service cannot provide:
- A prescription for medication
- A referral to see a specialist
- Sick notes or certificates
For any urgent medical assistance, contact your local GP or emergency service. We also ask that you please don’t treat this service as an ongoing doctor referral, if you have a number of medical concerns it is strongly recommended to consult your local GP or doctor. Any advice given should not be
Visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) below for more information about our Ask Dr. H service.