Sexual Health Services in Tasmania

Sexual Health Service Tasmania is a state-wide service with offices in Hobart, Launceston, Burnie and Devonport. The service is staffed by doctors, nurses, counsellors, educators and administrative officers. Clinical services - assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of sexually transmissible infections, sexual function and conditions impacting upon sexuality. Counselling - counsellors are trained to discuss issues relating to sexual health and wellbeing. Education - sexual health staff participate in community awareness campaigns and run education programmes. Their services relate to: sexual health checks; S.T.I.s diagnosis and treatment; HIV care; viral hepatitis diagnosis; management of vulval discomfort and pain; genital dermatology; sexual response and desire; sexual activities and safety; sex worker issues; sexual orientation; and gender identity.