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Sunshine Coast Sexual Health and HIV Service (Clinic 87)

Services provided:

  • Testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and related conditions
  • Sexual health information, education and screening programs
  • Cervical Screening Tests (we have female clinicians)
  • HIV rapid testing (results in 20 minutes) for at risk groups
  • Emergency contraception and contraceptive services including Mirena and Implanon insertions
  • Ano-genital symptoms/dermatology
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Screening and certificates for sex industry workers
  • Screening and referral for sexual assault
  • A.D.A.M - Androgen Deficiency in Aging Males
  • Transgender care
  • Hepatitis A, B and Gardasil vaccination for at risk groups
  • HIV specialist medical care
  • HIV PEP and PrEP
  • Free condoms and lube to clients

Fees/cost

Our service is free. You do not need to have a Medicare card, but please bring one if you have one. Some medication scripts may incur a PBS dispensing fee if appropriate for your treatment.

Referrals

You do not need a referral however a referral from GPs are welcomed.

Travellers

Travellers are welcome to use the services provided at our clinic. Results are available one week after your visit. We prefer you are in the local area to receive your results. If you will not be in the Sunshine Coast area one week after testing, we may refer you elsewhere.

About us

Our clinic specialises in sexual health and HIV management services for the Sunshine Coast and surrounding areas. Our service is staffed by experienced and qualified sexual health doctors, infectious disease doctors, immunologists and sexual and reproductive health nurses.

Your first visit to our clinic

You do not need a referral to visit our clinic but we recommend you make an appointment by calling 5470 5244. Prior to booking your appointment you may be asked to speak with one of our sexual health nurses to determine if your appointment should be classed as urgent and/or if the clinic is right for your needs.

Outreach clinics

Outreach clinics are held at the following times and locations across the Sunshine Coast. Please make an appointment prior to attending by calling (07) 5470 5244.

DayTimeLocation
Caloundra clinic:

Mondays

9.15am - 12pm

Specialist Outpatient Department
Caloundra Hospital
West Terrace, Caloundra

Noosa Clinic:
Alternate Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9.30am - 12pm Noosa Community Centre
Bottlebrush Avenue
Noosa
Gympie Clinic:
Wednesdays 10am - 2pm

Specialist Outpatient Services
Level 1, Dunstan Building
Gympie Hospital
Henry Street, Gympie

Services provided

We provide the following services:

  • testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and related conditions
  • HIV rapid testing (results in 20 minutes)
  • HIV specialist medical care
  • HIV pre and post exposure prophylaxis
  • Hepatitis B vaccination for at risk groups
  • emergency contraception and contraceptive services
  • ano-genital symptoms/dermatology
  • sexual dysfunction
  • screening for sex industry workers
  • sexual health information, education and screening programs
  • A.D.A.M - Androgen Deficiency in Aging Males
  • Transgender care
  • Hepatitis A vaccination for at risk groups.

What to expect during your visit to the clinic

Check in at the reception desk upon arrival. You will be asked to confirm your details and inform us of any changes. If you are new to the clinic, time will be allocated to complete registration forms.

When it is your turn, your first name will be called by the clinic nurse or doctor. During your consultation you will be asked a number of questions regarding your situation. Tests and examinations will be performed as required. If you're unfamiliar with these tests/exams, they will be explained to you.

Once your consultation is complete, you will be given a follow up slip to give to the receptionist. The receptionist will make a follow up appointment for you. Follow up appointments can either be performed in person or by phone, depending on the situation.

We operate a number of clinics from our one location including:

  1. Sexual Health Clinics
  2. HIV Clinics
  3. Pap Smear Clinics
  4. Contraception Clinics
  5. Women’s Health Service
  6. Men’s Health Service

Fees/cost

Our service is free. You do not need to have a Medicare card, but please bring one if you have one. We can provide you with a range of care options at your appointment. Referrals from GPs are preferred. Some medication scripts may incur a PBS dispensing fee if appropriate for your treatment.

Travellers

Travellers are welcome to use the services provided at our clinic. Results are available one week after your visit. We prefer you are in the local area to receive your results. If you will not be in the Sunshine Coast area one week after testing, we may refer you elsewhere.


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Last updated: 26 June 2019

Clinic contact details

Phone: (07) 5470 5244
Email: clinic87@health.qld.gov.au
Fax: (07) 5470 5115

Phone (07) 5470 5244 for all clinic appointments and please specify at which clinic you would prefer your appointment.

For afterhours emergencies please attend the Nambour General Hospital Emergency Department, Sunshine Coast University Hospital Emergency Department or Gympie Hospital Emergency Department.

Clinic locations

Nambour Clinic
Located on campus of Nambour General Hospital (next to multi-story carpark)
Mapleton Rd
Nambour QLD 4560

Sunshine Coast University Hospital Clinic
Ambulatory Care Centre
Level 1, 6 Doherty Street
Birtinya QLD 4575

Noosa Community Centre Clinic  
Bottlebrush Avenue
Noosa QLD 4567

Gympie Hospital Clinic  
Specialist Outpatient Services
Level 1, Dunstan Building
Gympie Hospital, Henry Street
Gympie QLD 4570

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