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Finding services

Pregnancy Choices Tasmania can help you find health care providers for your patients and clients.

Our map can be searched for service type and location and includes information about opening hours, inclusiveness and services provided. Information can also be provided by phone.

Call us on 6231 3212 (Mondays to Thursdays 9am – 4pm) or search online now.

Register your service

Pregnancy Choices Tasmania helps connect Tasmanians to local sexual and reproductive health care services. Our database includes the GPs, hospitals, pharmacists, radiologists and counsellors who have agreed to provide information about their services.

You can either be listed publicly or privately with us:

  • Public listing will allow the public to find service details for themselves.
  • Privately listed services will not be visible on the website. Any information provided will only be made available to people who call Pregnancy Choices Tasmania.

Please register here.


Women's Health Tasmania's services

Pregnancy Options Counselling

Women's Health Tasmania offers free, pro-choice, non-judgemental and confidential counselling services to folk seeking counselling about pregnancy or abortion. You can find more information on this flyer.

Good Practice Guide

Termination of pregnancy: A good practice guide for Tasmanian care providers

This guide has been developed for busy health professionals and other staff involved in the provision of abortion care.

The Guide combines contemporary practice expertise with lived experience. It has a clear practice focus and is designed to support the development of high quality and consistent termination care practices in Tasmania.


Women's Health Fund

This is a pool of funds that can be used to help women access sexual and reproductive health services, specifically 

  • Medical termination of pregnancy
  • Surgical termination of pregnancy in certain circumstances
  • Long-acting reversible contraceptives such as IUDs, Implanon, Depo injection.

Information on the Fund and the forms to access it are linked below.

Information for GPs, Nurses and Health Workers  

Women's Health Fund Application for Assistance Form - Nurse, GP or Health Worker to complete 

Women's Health Fund Referral Letter and Service Provider Form - Nurse, GP or Health Worker to complete  


Training and support

Some sexual and reproductive health training and support services are listed below.


Family Planning Tasmania - clinical training

Several clinical training programs are available through FPT, including IUD and Implanon training and cervical screening for nurses.

GPs can also complete the practical clinical component of the Family Planning Alliance Australia (FPAA) Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health in FPT clinics after completing the online theory component offered through Family Planning Victoria or NSW.


CERSH - Online Learning Modules – Rural Sexual Health Care

The Centre for Excellence in Rural Sexual Health currently offer 12 free and accredited learning modules on rural sexual health care. The modules can be taken individually or as a group, with RACGP and CDP points allocated accordingly. The modules include STI treatment and management, and service delivery of MTOP and LARC in a rural context.


Sexual Health Victoria (formerly Family Planning Victoria) – Professional Learning

Sexual Health Victoria offer a variety of certificate and non-certificate courses, for professionals including doctors, nurses and midwives, teachers, youth and community workers and disability professionals. They also have clinical resources available. Courses are available online and include IUD insertion, working with young people, teaching sexual health topics in schools, amongst other topics.


Australian Contraception and Abortion Care Practitioner Support Network (AusCAPPS)

This is an online community of practice to help primary health care providers connect with each other and access expert information. The Network's goal is to increase access to contraceptive and abortion services.


Training for health practitioners in working with migrant and refugee communities

Family Planning Tasmania – guide for supporting sexual and reproductive health of Tasmanian migrant and refugee CommunitiesThis is a brief guide for GPs and other health workers that supports culturally appropriate and accessible conversations with patients about sexual and reproductive health.  


Working with interpreter training and cultural awareness training 

Both the Migrant Resource Centre (South) and Migrant Resource Centre (North) offer training for clinicians and allied health workers around working with people of migrant and refugee backgrounds.  

They also offer specialist training in working with interpreters.