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Sexual Health

Sexual Health

2020-12-03 09:30:06

Mount Isa Sexual Health

Mount Isa Sexual Health (MISH) delivers safe, accessible and culturally appropriate health care focusing on sexual and reproductive health and wellbeing of men and women. MISH offers a free and confidential service with friendly male and female staff.

The MISH service concentrates on access to screening, treatment and resources throughout the North West Queensland district.

MISH provide:

  • Contraception clinic
  • Management of sexually transmissible infections
  • Testing and treatment of sexually transmissible infections, HIV and hepatitis
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Genital dermatological conditions
  • Needle and Syringe Program (NSP)
  • NPEP (non-occupational post-exposure prophylaxis for potential exposure to HIV)
  • Community based screening programs for STIs, HIV, syphilis, viral hepatitis
  • Transgender care
  • Contact tracing
  • Counselling for all sexual health concerns
  • Education for health professionals
  • Community engagement, health prevention and promotion activities
  • Condoms/lubrication

Mobile Women's Health Service

The Mobile Women's Health Service is a component of Mount Isa Sexual Health Team which provide a free and confidential service. The service enhances the health and well-being of women in rural and remote areas of North West Queensland.

The Mobile Women's Health Service is based on the belief that each woman is unique, has the right to the be treated with respect and must have the opportunity to be involved in decisions about her health care.

The Mobile Women's Health Service can assist and support all women, by providing culturally appropriate information, clinical services and promotion of healthy life choices.

The Mobile Women's Health Service works with men, women and groups to provide a number of services.

Services provided includes but are not limited to:

  • cervical screening (Pap smears)
  • breast self-awareness
  • menopause information
  • family planning and contraception information
  • menstrual cycle concerns
  • sexual health screening
  • pregnancy information - pregnancy options, discussion, pre-conceptual care, antenatal and postnatal care
  • information relating to domestic and sexual abuse
  • healthy lifestyle choice information

Referrals can be made by any clinical staff or patients and their families may self-refer.