Canberra Sexual Health Centre

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Canberra Sexual Health Centre is a free service and Canberra's leading clinic for the testing and treatment of sexually transmissible infections.

As a specialist clinic, we aim to provide confidential and high quality professional and non-judgemental care, giving you access to the latest information, advice and treatments.

Located at Building 5 (North Wing)
Canberra Hospital, Garran ACT

Phone: (02) 6244 2184

Opening Hours | M Clinic | HIV PEP
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Accessing Our Services

Download: National Capital Private Hospital (NCPH) Parking changes (June 2014) (PDF File - 248k)

Due to building works to expand the National Capital Private Hospital (NCPH) there will be changes to the parking area behind NCPH from Monday, 30 June 2014.

Some limited timed parking spaces will remain in the car park behind NCPH however ACT Health encourages the public to park in the Southern Multistorey car park or the Yamba Drive South car park wherever possible.

We apologise for any inconvenience and if there are any concerns, please contact:

NCPH Executive Office - Ph: (02) 6222 6606 or email: ncph.feedback@healthscope.com.au

ACT Health Parking Operations - Ph: (02) 6244 2669 or email: tchparkingops@act.gov.au

► Daily Walk-In Clinics - No appointments necessary

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday Mornings
9:00am - 2:00pm

Wednesday Afternoons
1.30pm - 3.30pm

► Booked Appointments

Booked appointments are available for specialist HIV care throughout the week. We encourage those needing HIV care to book an appointment rather than attend our busy walk in clinics.

Limited appointments for general sexual health care are available Monday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.


► M Clinic - After hours STI checks for gay and bisexual men

M Clinic

The M Clinic is a free walk-in clinic at Canberra Sexual Health Centre offering STI checks for men who have sex with men at a more convenient time. HIV results are available via SMS in less than 24 hours.

4:30pm - 7:00pm on the first business Monday of every month.

M Clinic 2014
6 January 5 May1 September
3 February2 June 13 October
3 March7 July3 November
7 April4 August1 December
Download: M Clinic Dates 2014 (PDF File - 116k)

M Clinic November Clinics

For the month of November, after hours clinics for men who have sex with men will operate each Monday night at Canberra Sexual Health Centre from 4.30pm-7.30pm.

M Clinic is a great opportunity to access free, confidential, after hours screening for sexually transmitted infections and blood borne viruses for men that have sex with men.

Australian HIV and STI testing guidelines for gay men who don't have any symptoms, recommend at least annual HIV and STI testing for all men who sex with men, and more frequent testing (every 3-6 months) for men who have more than one partner or change partners stipu.nsw.gov.au/stigma/sti-testing-guidelines-for-msm/

M Clinic patients can receive HIV results in less than 24 hours by phone or SMS, with full STI results available in one week.

Enquiries: CSHC 6244 2184

► After Hours Outreach Clinics for the LGTBI (Lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and intersex) community

For more information go to aidsaction.org.au/strip-clinics/

► Transgender, intersex and gender diverse health

Canberra Sexual Health Centre welcomes members from the transgender, intersex and gender diverse community for sexual health care. For clients requiring transition care, the following GPs in the Canberra region can assist:

Dr Lisa Watson at Waramanga Medical Centre has expertise and personal experience in trans and intersex health, and welcomes new patients.
Waramanga Medical Centre
Waramanga Shopping Centre
Waramanga ACT 2611. Tel: (02) 62881855
www.waramangamedicalcentre.com.au

Dr Tuck Meng Soo and Dr Nick Hamilton at the Airport General Practice have an interest in transgender health and welcome patients who require assistance in this area. They offer non-judgmental, comprehensive healthcare.
Airport General Practice
25-31 Mustang Avenue, Majura Park
Tel: (02) 6248 2600
www.airportgp.com.au

►A Gender Agenda works with the sex and gender diverse community (trans* intersex and gender diverse) and provides information, support, community events, education and advocacy.
Tel: (02) 6162 1924
www.genderrights.org.au



HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)

If you've had high risk/potential exposure to HIV, you need to seek medical advice as soon as possible. Canberra Sexual Health Centre clinicians will assess your exposure risk and provide you with information and PEP medications where indicated.

Call anytime during our business hours of 8:30am - 5:00pm to arrange an urgent PEP consultation (including Wednesday mornings when our clinic is closed). For after-hours PEP, please present as soon as possible to either Canberra Hospital or Calvary Hospital Emergency Departments.

For more information on PEP:

Download: PEP Brochure (PDF File - 172k)



Getting Your Results

Call Us

For quick results via telephone call us on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday before 4:00pm and leave your details with reception. One of our nurses will call you back when they're free.

Remember! Canberra Sexual Health Centre phone number will appear as a private number!

Alternatively, you can attend one of our walk in clinics or book an appointment if you would rather receive your results in person.



Finding Our Clinic

Canberra Sexual Health is located on the ground floor of Building 5 at Canberra Hospital, behind the ANU Medical School and the National Capital Private Hospital.

Car

Travelling by Car
Enter Hospital Rd from Gilmore Cres then turn left to enter the small carpark near our clinic. Limited parking is also available on Gilmore Cres, or check out the map below to see other parking options.

Bus

Travelling by Bus
Canberra ACTION Buses run regular services from the Civic and Woden interchanges ( View timetables ). Bus stops on Hospital Rd and Gilmore Cres are a short 5 min walk to the clinic.

Bike

Travelling by Bicycle
Bike racks with lockable storage are available near Building 4 and throughout Canberra Hospital (bring your own lock).


Web Map
Download: Higher Resolution Map (PDF File - 408k)



Contact us

Canberra Sexual Health Centre
Ground Floor, Building 5 (North Wing)
Canberra Hospital, Garran ACT 2605
PO Box 11, Woden ACT 2605

Ph: (02) 6244 2184
Fax: (02) 6285 3395
Our answering machine is checked regularly.

For after-hours care, you can speak to a registered nurse at HealthDirect on 1800 022 222, or click here for other after hours services.

For urgent after-hours PEP or sexual assault services please present to your nearest emergency department.