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10 Mar 2021

True attends ACNP Conference

True’s Clinical Education team were very proud to exhibit at the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) conference on the Gold Coast recently. Delegates were surprised to learn of the professional development opportunities in reproductive and sexual health and the resources to support their clients. Many were impressed with our Safe Space advertising and colourful lanyards.

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9 Feb 2021

Getting parents ready for the 'talk'

As a parent of tweens, Sonia was never quite sure what the right time was to tackle ‘the talk’. She didn’t feel equipped or confident to start the conversation, let alone know what to say. Many of us didn’t receive quality education about relationships and sexuality as children and had to work it out for ourselves as we grew up.

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7 Dec 2020

Telehealth and COVID-19

For Rebecca, isolation, social distancing and fear of contracting COVID-19 only intensified her already elevated health anxiety. Working from home in Cairns whilst caring for her two school-aged children left little time for herself. At night, her fears became all-consuming. Rebecca is just one of thousands of people who have opted to wait until the pandemic is over to have their medical concerns investigated.

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4 Dec 2020

True's IUD service

True’s expert female clinicians have advanced skills in intrauterine contraception. Our clinicians work closely with GPs to streamline the assessment and fitting of intrauterine devices (IUDs) and will provide referring GPs with the outcome of their client’s IUD appointment.

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18 Oct 2020

True's Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Clinic

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition affecting up to 18% of Australian women of reproductive age. Symptoms may include excess hair, acne, irregular periods, fertility issues, weight gain, anxiety and depression. There is a long term increased risk of prediabetes and diabetes.

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30 Sep 2020

Campaign aims to reduce syphilis increase in women of reproductive age: Lady Peeps

True and Queensland Health Communicable Diseases Branch recently launched a syphilis awareness campaign to combat the rise of syphilis in Queensland women of reproductive age. The campaign’s ambassador, Lady Peeps, encourages people to take control of their sexual health and ask about STI testing.

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20 Sep 2020

True launches Relationship Ready for teachers

Children and young people learn about relationships and sexuality from many avenues including their parents/carers and school. True recently launched Relationship Ready - a program for teachers to empower them in the delivery of relationship and sexual education (RSE) to children and young people. A parent and carer package is also available for families.

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1 Jul 2020

True offers free clinical antenatal syphilis training

Over the past 5 year period, Queensland had a 46% rise in all syphilis notifications and an 84% increase in notifications concerning women of reproductive age. Seven percent of these women were pregnant, risking an increase in congenital syphilis and other pregnancy complications.

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1 Mar 2020

Healthy and safe: responding positively to children’s sexual behaviours

From early on children are continually learning about sexuality and relationships from their family, and those that care for them, which is an important component of children’s developing sense of themselves and of the world around them.

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