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Clinical Services - Sexual Health Clinic

The Sexual Health Clinic is located at the Sturt Street site and offers confidential treatment and advice to men and women of all ages. The Clinic, staffed by General Practitioners and Registered Nurses, can provide information on all aspects of health, including sexual health.  Nurses are available for health promotion and education at schools and other groups. 

We can help with:

Contraception
Contraception is something you do or take to prevent pregnancy. There are many forms of contraception including:

  • Condoms – Male & Female
  • The Pill – Daily tablet
  • Dep-Provera – Monthly injection
  • Implanon – 3 Yearly implant
  • Postinor – Emergency contraception

Pregnancy
If you think you may be pregnant, the nurses can provide pregnancy testing, counselling and advice, as well as referrals.

Counselling
Confidential counselling is available for dealing with sexual health issues.

Sexually Transmitted Infections
The clinic provides STI testing, counselling and treatment. You may not know you have an STI – most people have no symptoms. The most common sexually transmitted infections are:

  • Chlamydia
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital warts (HPV)
  • Gonorrhea
  • Non Specific Urethritis (NSU)
  • Trichomonas
  • Hep B
  • HIV

Health Advice

  • Pap smears
  • Testicular checks
  • PMS
  • Fertility issues
  • Menopause
  • Breast care

To make an appointment
An appointment can be made by phoning (03) 5338 4541 or call in to make one at 710 Sturt Street, Ballarat.

Cost

Bulk-billing applies.  (Bring your Medicare card if you have one)

Useful Links

To find out more about these or other services at Ballarat Community Health,
drop in to a site near you or call our central phone number: (03) 5338 4500.