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Don’t fear the end of the smear!

By : on : March 14, 2017 comments : (0)

With Pap smears set to change in Australia at the end of 2017, many people understandably have questions about what the changes will mean for them. Never fear! SHQ is here! Why the change? Current Pap smears look for abnormal cell changes in the cervix, which can go on to develop into cancer. From December […]

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An update on Mycoplasma genitalium: an emerging cause of STIs

By : on : March 2, 2017 comments : (0)

There has recently been some media coverage on a little known organism called Mycoplasma genitalium as an emerging cause of STIs in women and men. We are still learning about this condition, and there is much research happening around Australia regarding its relevance and treatment. In women, M.genitalium is known to be associated with inflammatory […]

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SHQ offers a range of professional services including testing and treatment of STIs, contraception information and supply, unplanned pregnancy, cervical screening, STI drop-in clinics and counselling.