If any of the following are present or suspected, please refer the patient to the emergency department (via ambulance if necessary) or follow local emergency care protocols or seek emergent medical advice if in a remote region.
Please note this is not an exhaustive list of all conditions for outpatient services and does not exclude consideration for referral unless specifically stipulated in the CPC out of scope section.
The following are not routinely provided in a public Gynaecology service.
NB labial hypertrophy in paediatric and adolescent patients: refer to Statewide Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology Services (SPAG) at Queensland Children's Hospital/RBWH.
From 3 December 2018 the Termination of Pregnancy Act 2018 ensures a termination of pregnancy is treated as a health issue rather than a criminal issue in Queensland. The Act supports a woman’s right to health and autonomy, provides clarity for health practitioners, and brings Queensland in line with other Australian jurisdictions.
Information for health practitioners can be found on the Clinical Excellence Queensland website or by contacting 13HEALTH.
NB It is recommended to see your regular GP for continuity of care and alternatively where available recommend referral to True – relationships and reproductive health (formerly known as Family Planning Queensland) or Women’s Health speciality primary care provider/service