At Pomona Family Medical, women's health is an important part of our practice. Our women's health clinic team can provide general check ups, sexual health screenings, non-judgmental contraception and pregnancy advice, pregnancy and antenatal care, and more.
We are non-judgmental, supportive, approachable and well informed. We can advise you on all forms of contraception including:
- oral contraceptive pills
- intra vaginal rings (Nuva Ring)
- long acting injectable (Depo Provera)
- implantable (Implanon) insertion and removal of Implanon is performed on site
- intrauterine (including Mirena IUCD) forms of contraception.
- PAP smears and HPV detection
- STI screening including chlamydia, gonorrhoea, herpes and genital warts detection
- Blood tests can be arranged for HIV, Hepatitis and Syphilis screening
- Ovarian Cancer screening
Our womens health clinic doctors are very experienced in pregnancy advice and antenatal care and we offer shared care with all the public hospitals and can arrange referral to a private obstetrician in Perth if desired. It is a good idea to make an appointment for a pre-pregnancy check once you have decided to start trying so that we can help you make sure your health is optimal before you conceive. Our professional womens health clinic team offer pregnancy advice, pregnancy planning and antenatal care and can answer any questions you may have.
Regular breast examination together with mammograms/ultrasounds are important for the early detection of breast cancer. Our womens health clinic can provide regular breast check ups and interpretation of results.
Many women find the symptoms of menopause very distressing. There are a number of different ways to help control the hot flushes, poor sleep and mood disturbance. Our womens health clinic team can help you understand the symptoms you are experiencing and how to control them effectively.
At Pomona Family Medical's women's health clinic, we provide general health care including modification of cardiovascular risk factors - ischemic heart disease and stroke are still the leading cause of death in women. Indeed, ten times as many women die from heart attack and strokes than die from breast cancer. Many of the risk factors such as cholesterol levels, blood pressure levels, diabetes, being overweight, smoking and inactivity are modifiable with detection and assistance.