Update: For a limited time Pacific Clinic is able to offer free HPV (Gardasil) vaccine to men who have sex with men and transgender people who are 20 to 34 years of age. HPV vaccine protects against genital warts and some forms of cancer. See the info sheet below for more details. Call on (02) 40164536 or email Pacific Clinic (HNELHD-PacificClinic@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au) to request an appointment for HPV vaccine.
Clinical services include:
- Testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV and Hepatitis B & C
- HIV rapid testing (at some sites, call to find out where)
- Information and advice on sexual health and STIs
- HIV treatment, care and support
- Counselling on sexual health and HIV related issues
- Hepatitis A and B vaccination provided free to those most at risk
- Free condoms and lubricant
- Pre and Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP and PEP) for people at high risk of contracting HIV
Routine testing may include:
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
Our staff are all friendly and non-judgmental.
No referral is necessary.
All visits are free and confidential – while we prefer to bulk bill your visit using your Medicare card you will still be seen if you don’t have access to a Medicare card or prefer not to use it.
If you would prefer a male or female clinician, please advise when making your appointment.
Interpreters are available in most languages.
Most services we offer are also available through your local GP or Health Clinic.
The Pacific Clinic in Newcastle also holds a referral clinic for patients referred by a GP with sexual and reproductive health issues unrelated to STIs/HIV, including:
- Transgender health
- Sexual dysfunction
- Painful sex, and/or
- Clients seeking specialist advice on contraception and menopause
To access this clinic you will need your GP to send a referral to Pacific Clinic via fax to (02) 4016 4535 addressed to Dr Joanna Mesure or Dr Nathan Ryder.
For GPs: For more informaiton please access the HealthPathways on https://hne.healthpathways.org.au/index.htm or contact the clinic directly on (02) 4016 4536 and ask to speak to the triage nurse.