Category: News

COVID 19 and Sexual Health Care at AGSC

We are committed to maintaining access to sexual health care during the COVID 19 crisis. In addition to implementing social distancing measures in the clinic and offering telehealth consultations where practical, we are mindful of the financial issues many people are facing. If your employment circumstances have changed, please let our reception staff know and… Read more »

Women’s Health Month & Vagacadabra

Some of you know that I have been promising (or threatening!) to do a Fringe show about women’s health. Well, looks like Sonya Feldhoff and I will be doing a sort of ‘Fringe show meets Q&A’ at SAHMRI in May 2020 as part of Women’s Health Month. Whoo Hoo! And you are invited to come… Read more »

Kyleena IUD: New, low dose hormonal contraception

Exciting news ladies! Kyleena is new, low dose hormonal IUD and it will be available after the 1st March 2020. Whoo hoo! This is a major development in women’s health care. Some of you will be familiar with the Mirena IUD – this has been available since 2000 and has been very helpful as a… Read more »

Blood test for endometriosis

A new blood test that can detect up to 90% of cases of endometriosis has been developed by scientists at the University of Oxford. At present, the most reliable way to diagnose endometriosis is with key hole surgery and then biopsy of suspicious lesions. Many women suffer for years with symptoms suggestive of endometriosis: bad… Read more »

Pelvic Pain Education Sessions 2020

Flex Rehabilitation Clinic is offering Pelvic Pain Educational Seminars for people with pelvic pain. The physiotherapy team at Flex Rehabilitation Clinic invite you to attend a Pelvic Pain Educational Seminar to better understand the science of pelvic pain. The seminars will be presented by the team of pelvic floor physiotherapists from the Adelaide Pelvic Pain… Read more »

PCOS: New 2018 Guidelines Released

The first ever internationally endorsed and evidenced-based guidelines for the assessment, diagnosis and management of PCOS have just been published. How exciting!   Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) A number of important changes are discussed in the new guidelines, in particular the use of ultrasound to support a diagnosis of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). The recent… Read more »

Dr Tonia Speaking Events

Dr Tonia Mezzini is regarded as expert on a range of sexual health and women’s health topics and is often invited to speak at medical conferences and training events. She has been awarded The Jan Edwards Prize for her paper on Mycoplasma genitalium in Men with Urethral Symptoms, and The Penelope Lowe Prize for her… Read more »