STI Checks/ Contraception

Our GP is highly trained in sexual health and can provide effective information about sexual health to any individual with any age and sexual orientation with a highly professional manner. With on sight pathology services we can provide easy and fast blood tests from Monday to Friday.

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STI Screening

If you have blisters, lumps or bumps in your genital area, or think you may have, the doctor or nurse will perform a genital examination.

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Menopausal Conditions and Referral

If you are experiencing hot flashes, sweating and mood changes you may be approaching menopause.

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Prevention from STI

Find out more here about the different types of STIs, their symptoms, testing and treatment options and how to protect yourself from them.

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HIV and Hepatitis Testing and Referral

There are tests and treatments for both hepatitis B and hepatitis C. See your GP if you believe you may have been  exposed to either virus.

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Cervical Screening

The cervical screening test checks for human papilloma virus (HPV) infection and changes in the cells covering the neck of your womb.

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Contraceptive Options

Contraception is an important  part of Female lives, but finding a perfect match can be difficult.

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Reproductive and Sexual Health Vaccinations

HPV vaccines are given as a needle. Most recognized immunization providers can provide the vaccine.

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Pregnancy Testing and Advice

Even very healthy women can have some pregnancy problems, but increasing your healthy life choices can increase a healthy pregnancy.

STI Screening

What happens at a STI screening?

If you have blisters, lumps or bumps in your genital area, or think you may have, the doctor or nurse will perform a genital examination. The doctor or nurse may take more swabs and offer further blood tests depending on your sexual history or symptoms.

 What is included in an STI screening?

Testing may be performed on a urine sample or swab to detect chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomonas or herpes, hepatitis depending on the site of infection. Onsight pathology are available Blood tests are available which detect antibodies to HIV and syphilis.

How long does an STI screening take?

It usually takes 2 to 3 days to get the results.

What follow up is involved?

we will call you once we have received your results from pathology and ask to book an appointment to go over your test results. Our doctor will also go through treatment with you.

Cervical Screening

How is a cervical screening done?

A cervical testing is done by taking cells from your cervix by a swab and test them for a virus called HPV which is transmitted through sexual intercourse. (and that’s any activity, including intercourse, but also sexual activity using the hands, oral sex and anal sex). They’ll gently put a smooth, tube-shaped tool (a speculum) into your vagina. A small amount of lubricant may be used. The nurse will open the speculum, so they can see your cervix. Using a soft brush, they’ll take a small sample of cells from your cervix.

Who should get a cervical screening?

You are eligible for cervical screening if you are 25 to 74 years old, have a cervix and have ever been sexually active.

Menopausal Conditions and Referral

What is menopause?

It is a natural decline in reproductive hormones when a woman reaches her 40s or 50s

What happens during menopause?

happen when the ovaries no longer produce high levels of hormones. The ovaries are the reproductive glands that store eggs and release them into the fallopian tubes. They also produce the female hormones estrogen and progesterone as well as testosterone

Contraceptive Options

Contraceptive options:

  • The pill
  • Contraceptive injection
  • Contraceptive skin implant
  • Intra uterine device (IUD)