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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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Taking care of your sexual health | Family Planning NSW

If you are sexually active, it is important to have regular visits to a health practitioner to have sexual health checks, and to discuss reproductive and sexual health issues. Read this factsheet to learn all the reasons why.

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Healthy relationships: The importance of healthy relationships in sexual health | Family Planning NSW

This brochure is for anyone in a relationship who wants tips to make sure their relationship is healthy, and to learn to recognise the signs of an unhealthy relationship.

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Sexual and reproductive health resources for men | Family Planning NSW

This page contains links to various other factsheets on male sexual and repoductive health from Andrology Australia.

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Gynaecological health | Family Planning NSW

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Contraceptive Implant | Family Planning NSW

Find out about the contraceptive implant, Implanon. How does it work, what are the side effects, who can use it and where can you get it?

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HIV Overview | Family Planning NSW

Get information on HIV; learn the difference between HIV and AIDS, learn how it is spread, the symptoms, how it is tested and where to go for support if you are diagnosed with the virus.

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Men's health | Family Planning NSW

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Women & HIV - A series of factsheets | Family Planning NSW

The Women & HIV Factsheets provide basic information about HIV and are particularly appropriate for women who have been recently diagnosed with HIV.

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Yarning about STIs | Family Planning NSW

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When a relationship is ending | Family Planning NSW

Managing your feelings when a relationship ends may be hard. Check out this factsheet for info on staying positive and where to go for help.

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