WOMEN'S HEALTH

"CARE FOR WOMEN BY WOMEN"

With over 25 years’ experience, Dr Elspeth Fotheringham is an understanding General Practitioner who has been part of the team at Tuggerah Medical Centre for 9 years.

Dr Fotheringham has a particular interest in Women's Health and has undertaken additional professional training in Implanon and Mirena IUD insertion.

 

Registered Nurse and Midwife, Gillian Jarrett has been a valued member of our team for over 12 years.   Gillian is passionate about ensuring women receive quality care in a safe, compassionate and non-judgemental environment.

Together they have developed a compassionate, caring Women’s Health Clinic to ensure that every woman gets individualised care, advice and support in a comfortable clinical setting. 

Services available:-

  •  Mirena IUD insertion

  • ​ Implanon insertion

  •  Cervical Screening (previously called pap smear)

  •  Menstrual issues (heavy or painful periods)

  •  Dyspareunia (painful sexual intercourse)

  •  Breast Checks

  •  Prenatal care

For more information on contraception choices, click on the sub-headings below:-

Long active Reversible Contraceptives

Mirena

Implanon

Oral Contraceptive

Injectable Contraceptive

  •  Antenatal care

  •  Postnatal care

  •  Unplanned pregnancy

  •  Vulval issues / discomfort

  •  Menopause

  •  Incontinence / weak bladder issues

  •  STI concerns / checks