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Sexual Health Services

Services we do not provide:

  • Pap smears
  • Contraception prescriptions
  • Reproductive health
  • Transgender therapies
  • Termination of pregnancy.

Express Walk-in Services

Our Express Walk-in Services are available if you:

  • Do not have symptoms of a sexually transmissible infection (STI)
  • Do not require treatment
  • Have not been in contact with someone with an STI
  • Do not require an appointment to discuss your condition with a clinician
  • Have not been exposed to HIV within the past 72 hours
Fast Access Screening and Testing (FAST) Service

A free STI screening test for men who have sex with men

FAST Testing includes:

  • Throat swab for chlamydia and gonorrhoea
  • Rectal swab for chlamydia and gonorrhoea
  • Urine test for chlamydia
  • Blood test for HIV and syphilis
Pee n’ Flee and Selfie Services

Free STI screening tests which may include:

  • A urine (pee) specimen for men testing for chlamydia
  • Vaginal swab for women testing for chlamydia and gonorrhoea
  • Blood test for HIV and syphilis

Sexual Health Check - Certificate of Attendance

Gold Coast Sexual Health Service can provide a Sexual Health Check - Certificate of Attendance, as required by people working in the sex industry.  Please phone and book an appointment for this service.

In Queensland, support for sex workers is provided by Respect Inc.

Hepatitis B Vaccinations

Vaccinations for hepatitis B are available to people at increased risk of infection.

For more information, please discuss with your doctor or nurse at your visit.

Counselling

The counselling service offers assistance for a range of issues which include:

  • Difficulties associated with living with HIV
  • Coping with a diagnosis of a sexually transmissible infection (STI)
  • Sexual difficulties including desire, orgasm, pain, erection and ejaculation
  • Sexuality concerns
  • Support for workers in the commercial sex industry
  • At-risk sexual behaviour
  • Support for partners or family members with any of the above concerns.

Booked appointments are required for this service.

Mission and Vision

Mission Statement - Our team is committed to providing inclusive, client focused STI and HIV care and education to people of the Gold Coast community, through innovative evidence- based practice.

Vision Statement - To be recognised as the centre of excellence for sexual health care.


Last updated 02 Apr 2019