SHFPACT now offers STI phone consultations, find out what happens and how it all works.
Find out how menopause may affect your life and what The Canberra Menopause Centre can do for you.
Based at SHFPACT, The Canberra Menopause Centre is a dedicated service for those seeking information, support and medical management of menopause symptoms. Menopause is the stage of life when periods cease. This occurs when the ovaries are no longer producing eggs, and is a natural life event. Menopause has three stages: perimenopause, menopause and post-menopause.
SHFPACT is offering Cervical Screening Tests free for clients who book appointments in our nurse training clinics in September and October 2020.
At your appointment, there will be a highly experienced SHFPACT nurse, and a second registered nurse who is undertaking training in well women’s screening.
Cervical screening saves lives. Make an appointment today. Call our friendly reception team on 02 62473077.
Do you need some information about Sexual Health that you can trust?
SHFPACT has a large range of health information brochures covering STI’s, Contraception, Women's Health, Men's Health, Menopause and more.
Do you want to know more about PrEP and how to get it?
PrEP or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis is a prescription medication which is a combination of two different drugs, and is taken once daily by people in order to prevent them from becoming infected with HIV. It must be started 7 days before exposure and continued for 28 days after exposure.
Unplanned pregnancy is common and it is estimated that approximately 200,000 unplanned pregnancies occur in Australia every year.
There are three choices available when you have an unplanned pregnancy:
- Continue the pregnancy and parent.
- Continue the pregnancy and place the child for adoption.
- Have an abortion.
Protecting yourself and your sexual partners from STIs is important and easy.
On this page you'll find all the info about Sexually Transmissible Infections ( STIs). The best way to protect yourself from STIs is still with a condom and if you are sexually active having a regular sexual health check-up is a vital part of staying health and in control of your sexual health.
The SHFPACT Contraceptive Implant (Implanon NXT) Training Workshop has been designed for Doctors and GP’s who wish to learn safe insertion and removal of the contraceptive implant.
Become a SoSAFE! Registered User. Next course October 2020.
SoSAFE! is a set of visual and conceptual tools designed to promote social safety for people with an Intellectual Disability (moderate to severe range) and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
SoSAFE! tools encourage social safety through the provision of a simplified and rule-governed model of social reality that teaches the type and degree of verbal and physical intimacy appropriate with different categories of people. See our new 2020 course dates below:
Safe sex is sexy. Sex is meant to feel good and be fun, but it can be risky if not treated with respect.
When entering into sexual relations with someone, the first thing you should do is talk about it and make sure you seek consent. Always ask someone before you start touching them or engaging in intercourse. This article talks about: safe sex, consent, decision making, STIs, unplanned pregnancy, emergency contraception, and where to go if you need advice or help.
Finding it hard to concentrate at certain times of the month? Your hormones could be causing brain fog.
In the days leading up to their periods, many premenstrual women have long complained about poor concentration, having trouble remembering things, even struggling to make a decision. It’s called brain fog or ‘brain fatigue’ and has finally become a serious topic in women’s health.
Thinking of menopausal hormone therapy?
Here's what you can expect from your GP There’s a lot of information to take in. So it’s OK to discuss options for managing your menopausal symptoms over several consultations with your GP.