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Sexual health and blood borne virus (BBV) service


+ Emergency

If the condition is an emergency or immediately life threatening please refer the patient to the emergency department (via ambulance if necessary) or seek emergent medical advice if in a remote region.

+ Are you referring to the right service? 

Hepatitis B – Assessment and referral services are available -please refer to Sexual health and BBV Service

Hepatitis B - Treatment - please refer to Infectious diseases

Hepatitis C - Refer to Ipswich sexual health and BBV service if tested positive for Hepatitis C Virus all further specialist involvement will be managed by this service.

Mirena IUD – Removal of Mirena IUD is provided at this service. For the routine insertion of Mirena®/progesterone releasing IUD please refer to True Relationships and Reproductive Health  (formerly known as Family Planning Queensland).

+ Standard referral information

Conditions seen at Sexual health and BBV service

Please note that patients do not need a referral to access sexual health service. Walk ins and self referrals are welcome.

Sexually transmitted infections:

  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhoea
  • Syphilis
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Mycoplasma Genitalium
  • Trichomonas Vaginalis
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Candida
  • HIV
  • Hepatitis C - see ‘Are you referring to the right service’
  • Hepatitis B – see ‘Are you referring to the right service’

Other services offered

  • Needle & Syringe Program
  • Screening for sexually transmitted infections
  • PreP – Pre-exposure Prophylaxis for people at risk of contracting HIV
  • PEP - Post-exposure Prophylaxis for people who have had an at risk event and are at risk of contracting HIV
  • Opportunistic Cervical Screening
  • Opportunistic Contraception including EC, oral, injectable and implant. For Mirena IUD see ‘Are you referring to the right service’ above
  • All services are free and confidential, we accept walk in and appointment-based

The clinical team

  • Advanced Practice Nurses & Nurse Practitioner
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Advanced Health Workers
  • Medical Officer
  • NSP Program Officer

+ Additional information

  • Please advise us if you are unable to attend your appointment and we will be happy to reschedule.
  • It is important to bring your current Medicare card with you on each visit.
  • If you are not eligible for a Medicare card, any costs will be discussed with you at your visit.
  • A Medicare card is required to obtain prescriptions that are subsidised by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) and supplied through the pharmacy. A co-payment may be required.

+ External links

Queensland Sexual Health Clinics List
Queensland Positive People
Queensland AIDS Council
STI Guidelines
Australian Contact Tracing Guidelines
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Out of catchment

West Moreton Health is responsible for providing a public health service to people who reside within its catchment area. To appropriately manage demand for service we do not accept referrals from outside this catchment area. If your patient does live outside the West Moreton Health area and it is deemed socially or clinically necessary for their care to be received in the West Moreton Health Service, inclusion of information regarding their particular medical and/or social factors will assist with the triaging of your referral.

Feedback

To provide feedback about contents on this website or general referral questions please email WM-CPC@health.qld.gov.au or phone 3413 7402.



Last updated: Monday, June 4, 2018

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General Fax: 3281 0565

Post: Outpatients referrals Centre

PO Box 73, Ipswich

Queensland 4305

Patient Enquiries: 3817 2428

GP/Specialist Referral Enquiry: 3817 2428


Named referrals

If you would like to send a named referral please address to: Dr Mekala Srirajalingam

From July 1 2017 Commonwealth growth funding has been capped. This changes how WMHS can fund its growth as an organisation. Named referrals from GP’s help support hospital funding through a Medicare bulk-billing arrangement. The new federal funding model incorporates specific pricing for patients which removes concerns around ‘double dipping'. This benefits hospital and patient services.


Patient must bring

  • Medicare card
  • Any concession cards (e.g. Pension, Health Care, DVA, PBS Safety Net, ADF, etc)