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Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Service

Sexual health nurse Robyn Holmes (left) and nurse practitioner Cathy Halmarik (right) working during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021. Picture: Supplied.

The Sexual and Reproductive Health Service is dedicated to providing respectful and inclusive healthcare to the community. 

What services are provided?

  • Preventative health screening (including cervical screening tests and breast examination)
  • Pregnancy testing referral, advice and counselling.
  • Unplanned pregnancy – Medical Abortion Clinic; Clinic 185
  • Contraception: Education, advice and treatment
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) testing and treatment
  • Education regarding safe sex practices
  • Menopausal health issues
  • Fertility awareness education and advice
  • Continence awareness, advice and referral
  • Implanon and Intra-Uterine Device (IUD) insertion- see IUD referral form at bottom of page
  • Sex worker screening and clearance certificates
  • LGBTIQA+: support, advocacy and sexual health screening

Who can access the service?

The clinic is available to anyone in our community and appointments can be made at the Frankston, Hastings and Rosebud site. 

How to make an appointment? 

Call ACCESS on 1300 665 781 between 8.30am-4.30pm (Monday to Friday). Select option 4 and ask to book a Sexual Health appointment with one of our nurses. 

 

Medical Abortion Clinic – Clinic 185

In December 2021, Peninsula Health were pleased to launch a low-cost Medical Abortion Clinic. The clinic is staffed by a female Doctor, Nurse Practitioner and Sexual Health Nurses. 

Location: Hastings Community Health Service – 185 High St, Hastings Vic 3915

Clinic times: Tuesday 1:00pm – 5:00pm Call at other times for triage and appointment scheduling.

Who can access Clinic 185?

Anyone with an unplanned pregnancy seeking advice is welcome to contact the service.

How to make an appointment at Clinic 185

Call ACCESS on 1300 665 781 between 8.30am-4.30pm (Monday to Friday). The team will book an initial phone appointment with one of our nurses. 

 The sexual health nurses can be contacted on:

  • Wednesday & Thursday 0435 035 162
  • Tuesday & Friday 0403 952 906

Please leave a message and the nurses will return your call when they are next available. If the matter is urgent, please see your GP or present to Peninsula Health Emergency Department.

For more information about unplanned pregnancy, contraception and sexual health services please visit 1800 My Options – phone 1800 696 784 or visit info@1800myoptions.org.au

Resources

Hastings Community Health
185 High Street
HASTINGS 3915
Ph: 5971 9100


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Rosebud Community Health
38 Braidwood Avenue
CAPEL SOUND 3940
Ph: 5986 9250


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Frankston Outpatient’s Department
Women’s Services
2 Hastings Road
FRANKSTON 3199
Ph: 9784 2600