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What to expect in a women’s health check

Women’s health checks are an assessment of your overall health including your physical, mental and social wellbeing. During your session, your Registered Nurse, GP or Aboriginal Health Worker will screen for early warning signs of chronic diseases and yarn with you about a range of health and wellbeing topics that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. Some of the subjects that will be covered include:

Mental health and wellbeing
  • Social relationships
  • Partner relationship
  • Postnatal- new mums and postnatal depression and anxiety
  • Home support- housing accommodation, food, family structure
Sexual health
  • Consent
  • Periods- hygiene, contraception, sanitary products and how to access emergency products
  • Puberty- ages 11-13+
  • STIs- symptoms
Women’s business (16+)
  • Breast screening- women aged 40 to 74
  • Cervical screening test (Pap smear)- women aged between 25 and 74 or once they’re sexually active
  • Contraception
General health
  • Diet
  • Sleep
  • Exercise
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Blood pressure

Your healthcare professional will also be able to answer any specific question or concerns you have and can refer you to allied health services, pathology and/or specialists if needed.

Interpreter service

An interpreter service is available for those patients who may require assistance. If you need an interpreter please speak with our reception staff.

Making an appointment

Making an appointment

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Clinic locations

Browns Plains Medical Clinic

Address: Village Square, 20-24 Commerce Drive
Browns Plains QLD 4118
(The clinic is on the corner of Eastern Road and Webber Drive)
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Woolloongabba Medical Clinic

Address: 55 Annerley Road
Woolloongabba QLD 4102
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Northgate Medical Clinic

Address: 313 Melton Road
Northgate QLD 4013
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Loganlea Medical Clinic

Address: Unit 4, 653 Kingston Road, Loganlea QLD 4131
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Logan Medical Clinic

Address: 41 Station Road
Logan Central QLD 4114
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