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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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Female Condom | Family Planning NSW

To find out about the Female Condom; how it works, who can use one and how you can get one, read this factsheet.

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Trichomonas Vaginalis (TV) | Family Planning NSW

Trichomonas Vaginatis is a common sexually transmissible infections (STI) that affects both women and men.

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Sterilisation | Family Planning NSW

Read this factsheet to find out more about permanent forms of contraception for males and females.

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Progestogen-Only Pill (POP) | Family Planning NSW

To find out about this type of pill, how it works, who can use it and what side effects there are, check out this factsheet.

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Maximising Natural Fertility | Family Planning NSW

Find out about factors that determine fertility in woman and men and how to maxime natural fertility.

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Non-English speaking | Family Planning NSW

Every day we listen to, care for, treat and support people from diverse backgrounds who have concerns about their reproductive and sexual health.

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Being a Healthy Woman Factsheets | Family Planning NSW

The Being a Healthy Woman factsheets are designed to assist women with an intellectual disability to understand life changes, the importance of a healthy lifestyle, or the need to see doctors when ill.

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Fertility awareness based methods of contraception, lactational amenorrhoea and withdrawal | Family Planning NSW

Fertility Awareness Based (FAB) methods of contraception (sometimes called Natural Family Planning methods) are based on identifying the fertile days of the menstrual cycle in order to avoid a pregnancy.

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) | Family Planning NSW

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal condition that can impact on physical health and emotional wellbeing. Read this factsheet for further information.

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Sex Safe and Fun | Family Planning NSW

Sex Safe and Fun is a resource to support people with intellectual disability to learn about safe sex messages. It provides a factual and balanced view of the rights and responsibilities associated with a range of sexual activities. There are key messages about consent, enjoyment, intimacy, privacy and safety.

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