Patient Info

Useful Links

Hospitals:
Calvary Healthcare Lenah Valley
Link: www.calvarylenahvalley.org.au
Hobart Private Hospital
Link: www.hobartprivatehospital.com.au

Specialist Services in Hobart:

Ultrasound – Women’s Imaging
Link: womensimaging.net.au

Fertility and IVF – TasIVF
Link: www.tasivf.com.au

Breastfeeding:
Australian Breastfeeding Association
Link: www.breastfeeding.asn.au

Gestational Diabetes:
Diabetes Australia
Downloadable booklet on Gestational Diabetes from the National Diabetes Services Scheme
Link:  www.diabetesaustralia.com.au/Living-with-Diabetes/Gestational-Diabetes/

Hysterectomy:
Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy & Surgery
Information brochures on Hysterectomy
Link:  www.ages.com.au/women.htm

Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis:
Dr Susan Evans
Free e-booklet on Pelvic Pain
Link:  www.drsusanevans.com.au

Pelvic Pain Foundation of Australia
Link: www.pelvicpain.org.au

For an Audiofile of Pelvic Floor Muscle Relaxation for Pelvic Pain (download or order CD)
Link: www.thepelvicfloorclinic.com.au

Fertility:
Your Fertility – an Australian Government funded website for education regarding reproductive health
Link: yourfertility.org.au

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Women’s Health – Online Patient Information
Conditions: Endometriosis, Fibroids, Heavy menstrual bleeding, Incontinence of Urine, Infertility and Prolapse of the Pelvic Organs
Treatments: Hysterectomy, Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopy, Surgery for Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Surgery for Stress Incontinence
Also our college statements and guidelines, news and resources.
Link:  www.ranzcog.edu.au/womens-health/online-patient-information.html

Vulval Conditions:
Vulval Pain Society
Link: www.vulvalpainsociety.org

Australian and New Zealand Vulvovaginal Society (ANZVS) – good patient information section on vulval conditions
Link: www.anzvs.org

Australian Site about Vulval and Vaginal Health – information including What’s Normal and Medical Advice on vulval and vaginal conditions
www.caredownthere.com.au

Menopause:
Australian Menopause Society – up to date information including on HRT
Link: www.menopause.org.au

Jean Hailes For Women’s Health (excellent resources about menopause, also topics such as endometriosis and PCOS)
Link: jeanhailes.org.au

Continence and Prolapse:

Continence Foundation of Australia
Link: www.continence.org.au

Pregnancy and Birth:

The Royal Womens Hospital Victoria has extensive patient information about women’s health including general pregnancy and birth and after!
Link: www.thewomens.org.au/health-information/

Antenatal and Postnatal Depression and Anxiety:

Beyond Blue – section on Pregnancy and Early Parenthood
Link: www.beyondblue.org.au

Multiple Pregnancies:

Australian Multiple Birth Association
Link: www.amba.org.au

This has an email link to the Tasmanian Multiple Birth Association

Pregnancy Loss:

Bears of Hope – pregnancy and infant loss
www.bearsofhope.org.au