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Free sexual health service at MidCentral Health

22 January 2014

The MidCentral Sexual Health Service is a free, confidential specialist service. The team of specially trained doctors, nurses and support staff look after the sexual health of people in the MidCentral region.

The service provides both individual clinical services and health promotion services to enhance sexual health in Horowhenua, Tararua, Manawatu and Palmerston North.

The service offers:

• A FREE, discreet and confidential service for everyone;

• Diagnosis and management of sexually transmitted infections (STIs);

• Diagnosis and management of other related genital problems including genital skin conditions and genital pain;

• Testing and treatment of HIV/AIDS;

• Information and advice on sexual health matters – ask us any question you have about your sexual health;

• Free condoms;

• Friendly non-judgmental staff;

• Specialist services upon General Practitioner (GP) referral;

• Clinics in Palmerston North, Dannevirke and Levin.

Health promotion services are also available which include: support for events or initiatives relating to sexual health, support to schools developing holistic sexuality programmes within a safe physical and emotional environment (e.g. training and up-skilling for health professionals/trainees and support for schools and workplaces to develop policies on issues that relate to sexual health).

So, if you are worried, want a check-up, need some information about sexual health or have a concern such as: discharge from vagina or penis, pain when passing urine, pain in lower stomach or genitals, lumps or swelling in genital area, sores, ulcers, itching, rashes, or anything else to do with sex, give the team a call on 0800 808 602.

ENDS

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