Sexual Health


General Practitioner, Nurse Practitioner

Appointment Duration Required

15 Minutes

Service Availability

The Twizel Medical Centre provides sexual health services including sexual health advice, contraception and STI screenings.

To be eligible for free sexual health services, you must be a New Zealand resident aged 19 years old or under, and enrolled at Twizel Medical Centre. It’s free and easy to enrol, just ask at reception or download an enrolment form.

Services include:

  • Contraception and emergency contraception
  • Testing and treatment for Sexually Transmissible Infections (STIs)
  • Sexual health advice
  • Pregnancy testing and advice
  • Cervical smear tests
  • HPV vaccination to protect against cervical cancer

Your choice of contraception will depend on your age, health and the status of your relationship.

Talk to your doctor or nurse if you are unsure which method is best for you. They will ask about your health so they can recommend the safest contraception for you.

— Patient Resources