Sexual Health Service Tasmania

For the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of sexually transmissible infections (STIs), sexual functioning, and conditions impacting upon sexuality.  The service includes a multidisciplinary transgender service.

Availability

North South North West Statewide

Scope

The Sexual Health Service provides people with the opportunity to enhance their sexual health and well being and is staffed by doctors, nurses, counsellor, psychologists and administrative officers.

Our services relate to:

  • sexual health checks
  • STIs diagnosis and treatment
  • HIV care
  • Hepatitis C management and treatment
  • management of vulval discomfort and pain
  • brief psychological assessment and treatment
  • genital dermatology
  • counselling and information around sexuality, sexual function and safe sex
  • gender identity
  • low cost vaccinations for Hepatitis A and B
  • safer sex supplies can be purchased
  • provides expert advice to clinicians on the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of sexually transmissible infections (STIs), sexual functioning, and conditions impacting upon sexuality.

We are committed to ensuring people are well informed and offer assistance with many aspects of gender enquiry and transition.  We can also refer to other support services if required.

We provide information in writing, over the telephone and in person.

Referral process

To contact the clinic see “clinic details” to the right on this page.

Clients who self-refer can make an appointment by calling either clinics.

Referral not essential, but if possible, please fax to the appropriate clinic.

A number of appointments may be required and linkage with a GP is recommended.

At the time of consultation, test requirements will be identified.

For emergencies outside of Sexual Health Service business contact your local Emergency Department.

Emergency

Proceed to Emergency Department (ED). Please contact ED Medical Officer in Charge:
LGH ED
- Phone: (03) 6777 6405  Fax: (03) 6348 7382
MCH ED
- Phone: (03) 6478 5120  Fax: (03) 6426 5115
NWRH ED
- Phone: (03) 6493 6340  Fax: (03) 6430 6691
RHH ED
- Phone: (03) 6166 6100  Fax: (03) 6222 8919

Routine / category 3

Next available appointment

Referral template

For use by health professionals only

Additional information

For doctors the following websites may be of benefit: