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Family Planning NSW

Family Planning NSW is a provider of reproductive and sexual health services.

They offer expertise on contraception, pregnancy options, sexually transmissible infections (STIs), sexuality and sexual function, menstruation, menopause, common gynaecological and vaginal problems, cervical screening, breast awareness and men’s sexual health.

Family Planning NSW have five fixed clinics in NSW (Ashfield, Fairfield, Penrith, Newcastle and Dubbo) with more than 28,000 client visits annually. They also provide Family Planning NSW Talkline 1300 658 886, a confidential telephone and email information and referral service, connecting their expertise to people and communities across NSW.

Family Planning NSW provide information and health promotion activities, as well as education and training for doctors, nurses, teachers and other health, education and welfare professionals.

As an independent, not-for-profit organisation, Family Planning NSW recognise that everybody in every family should have access to high quality clinical services and information, and they aim to provide a safe place for people to talk about their most intimate and personal issues.

Their services are targeted to communities, including people from culturally and linguistically diverse and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, refugees, people with disability, young people, people from rural and remote communities and same sex attracted people.

Family Planning NSW respect the rights of their clients to make choices about their reproductive and sexual health and aim to treat each and every person with respect, dignity and understanding.

Their work is evidence-based, and shaped by research through the Family Planning NSW Sydney Centre for Reproductive and Sexual Health Research, their published clinical practice handbooks on reproductive and sexual health, their data and evaluation unit and validated through Family Planning NSW's own clinical practice.
 

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Last reviewed: September 2013

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Safe sex packs for youth and aboriginal people | Family Planning NSW

Family Planning NSW are experts when it comes to reproductive and sexual health. Our new safe sex packs, designed especially for youth and for Aboriginal people, are our latest resources intended to encourage safer sexual behaviours which prevent sexually transmissible infection and unplanned pregnancy.

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IUD removal | Family Planning NSW

The information in this factsheet refers to the removal of either the hormone-releasing IUD or the copper IUD.

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Know your health: Pregnancy options | Family Planning NSW

This booklet is for people who are pregnant and are not sure what to do.

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What's New | Family Planning NSW

Aboriginal Contraception kit The Aboriginal contraception is a teaching resource designed for Aboriginal Health Workers. The artwork was created by an Aboriginal artist to incorporate images that reflect Aboriginal culture. The kit contains samples of the variety of contraceptives available, information about contraception and resources that Aboriginal Health Workers can use

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Parents and Carers | Family Planning NSW

When it comes to talking about sexuality and relationships with your child it can be a little awkward. What do they want to know? What should you tell them? At Family Planning NSW we believe that there is no such thing as a silly question. Were here to give you the answers and advice you need to help you navigate these questions with confidence. We provide general and

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Contraception choices | Family Planning NSW

Contraception is necessary if you wish to avoid an unintended pregnancy. Several methods of contraception are available - check out this factsheet to find out more information.

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Combined Pill and Cancer | Family Planning NSW

This factsheet offers evidence-based information about whether the combined oral contraceptive pill causes cancer; the affects of it on women with a history of cancer.

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You & Me = Us | Family Planning NSW

You & Me = Us: All about relationships is our 'go to' resource about healthy relationships for young people under 25 years old.

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Your best defence: Keeping an eye on STIs | Family Planning NSW

Your best defence: Keeping an eye on STIs is Family Planning NSWs premier resource about sexually transmissible infections (STIs) for young people under 25 years old.

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Puberty | Family Planning NSW

Visit our BodyTalk website specifically designed for under 25's with information about puberty, th

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