Roe Vs Wade - US Court Updates

Roe vs Wade – US Court Case Updates

In truly appalling news for American women, the first days of May 2022 saw the leak of a secret draft of a US Supreme Court ruling to overturn and reverse the constitutional right to abortion for women in the USA. Political journalism company Politico published a piece on May 3rd which suggested…

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Chlamydia Treatment and Antibiotics

Chlamydia Treatment – Presumptive Antibiotics Leading to Over-Treatment

Antibiotics are among the greatest advances in medicine over the last century, but how do they relate to chlamydia treatment. Yet not every antibiotic is suitable for treating every type of bacterial infection – and it’s now a well-known fact that antibiotics should not be prescribed for…

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NT Abortion Law Reform

Abortion Laws – NT Law Reform

Late 2021 saw a positive development in Australian legislation and women’s medical rights when Northern Territory laws were passed to better facilitate access to later-term abortions. Currently, one percent of abortions in the Northern Territory occur after 20 weeks, due to the identification of a…

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Surgical Abortions Newcastle NSW - GCAUS

GCAUS – The Only Private Provider of Surgical Abortions in Newcastle

GCAUS is now the only private provider of surgical abortions in Newcastle. In June 2021, a previous provider of surgical abortion in Newcastle, Marie Stopes announced that it would be closing its regional clinics in three Queensland locations as well as in Newcastle, NSW, and transitioning those…

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Mirena® Contraception (IUD contraception) device

What is Mirena® Contraception (IUD Contraception)?

Is Mirena® contraception right for you? Pregnancy prevention and active family planning are essential for all women for a significant part of their lives. The average Australian woman experiences her first menstrual period (menarche) at age 13.5, with 10% of girls being under 12 years and 12.5% of…

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When can you get an abortion? Woman with pregnancy test.

When Can You Get An Abortion?

When can you get an abortion? This is a question many women will ask at least once throughout their reproductive lifespan, and there is much misinformation relating to the facts pertaining to this. Women deserve to be properly informed and to have easy access to the healthcare they need. Abortion…

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How to Get an Abortion in NSW - Woman Thinking

How to Get an Abortion in NSW

An unplanned pregnancy can mean different things to different women, and all women deserve to have choices in terms of the outcome of a pregnancy. The decision can be complex and difficult, and options include terminating the pregnancy. If you are wondering how to get an abortion in NSW, abortion…

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Covid and Surgcial Abortions in NSW

Elective Surgery, Covid and Surgical Abortions in NSW

A significant number of health and medical providers have seen their services negatively impacted by the COVID-19 health crisis, including public hospitals in NSW and the ACT. Does this affect surgical abortions in NSW?Unlike many of these, Gynaecology Centres Australia (GCA) continues to be open…

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Telehealth Restrictions – Impact on Women

While many businesses and health facilities have been impacted by the COVID-19 health crisis, Gynaecology Centres Australia (GCA) has remained open for business as usual throughout the pandemic. We are an essential service and, since the crisis began, our doctors have continuously provided our…

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Does Abortion Hurt?

Is an Abortion Painful?

Having an abortion is not a decision that any woman takes lightly. It can be an extremely emotional decision to make, and it’s natural that having decided that an abortion is right for you, you will experience some nerves or concern about the process. One of the most common questions women ask is…

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