Caring for our women
The Women’s Health Service provides equal, culturally appropriate access to evidenced based women’s health programs and health care services with a focus on reproductive health, health screening tests, education and advice.
Clinics are available across the District with specially trained Women’s Health Nurses who can assist females from puberty to menopause and beyond. The Service also has a female GP available in Wagga Wagga and Young.
Women from all backgrounds are encouraged to access our service including Aboriginal women, culturally and linguistically diverse women, women with a disability and rural and isolated women.
Appointments are free and confidential.
To see a Women’s Health Nurse or GP please call the Community Care Intake Service on 1800 654 324.
Services available include:
- cervical screening
- STI screening
- contraception including long acting reversible contraceptives
- breast health and pelvic floor education
- menopause education
- pregnancy testing, counselling and referrals
- Medical Termination of Pregnancy (abortion - up to nine weeks)
Phone 0439 525 496
(Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm).
Pregnancy Choices Resource
Pregnancy can often be unplanned. If you or someone you know is experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, the Pregnancy Choices Helpline can support with free, unbiased and confidential information on pregnancy options (including parenting, adoption, foster care and abortion) and where you can access services.
To speak with an expert health professional, call the Pregnancy Choices Helpline on 1800 008 463 between 8.00am – 8.00pm Monday to Friday.
To speak to someone in your language, call the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 131 450. Ask them to connect you to the Pregnancy Choices Helpline.
To access the Pregnancy Choices Helpline through the National Relay Service:
- Call 1300 555 727 for Voice Relay
- Call 133 677 for Teletypewriter (TTY)
- Text 0423 677 767 for SMS relay
Other Women's Health Resources
- Family Planning NSW Talkline provides free and confidential information, advice and options by phone or email across a wide range of reproductive and sexual health issues.
- National Cervical Screening Program currently recommends all women aged between 25 and 74 years who have ever been sexually active have regular Cervical Screening tests. Regular cervical screening is your best protection against cervical cancer.
- BreastScreen NSW A screening mammogram is the most effective way to find breast cancer early. Find your closest clinic or mobile location and book an appointment.
- 1800 Respect National Sexual Assault, Domestic & Family Violence Counselling Service. Confidential information, counselling and support. Open 24 hours to support people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse.
- Jean Hailes Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is a national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving the knowledge of women’s health throughout the various stages of their lives, and to provide a trusted world-class health service for women.
Our Women’s Health Service is responsible for leading key priorities of the NSW Health-Women’s Health Framework 2019.