Welcome to Leichhardt Women's Community Health Centre

Leichhardt Women's Community Health Centre provides low-cost and affordable medical, allied and complementary health care and education to improve women's health. We are non-government and not for profit. Many of our services are funded through NSW Health and some services are fee based.

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This week is Women’s Health Week! And the week’s devoted to asking ‘Am I normal?’

This week is Women’s Health Week! And the week’s devoted to asking ‘Am I normal?’

Happy Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week 2016! Have you ever asked yourself ‘Am I normal?’ 5-9 September is a week to focus on your health and have some of these questions answered. This week the foundation will focus on women’s weight, body image, sex and relationships, mental health.[Read More…]

Find out about Menopause and Sexuality, and how to be healthy with it!

Find out about Menopause and Sexuality, and how to be healthy with it!

In just a couple of weeks a dynamic duo of health expertise (our naturopath Ses and nurse Anna-Lucia) is presenting a workshop on Menopause and Sexuality. The workshop is designed for women who are approaching menopause or struggling with its symptoms… In this short, practical afternoon, women will[Read More…]

Do you know a woman who’s making a feminist difference? Nominate her for an award!

Do you know a woman who’s making a feminist difference? Nominate her for an award!

The Edna Ryan Awards recognise women who are successful in their own field and are making a feminist difference in this world. They are for women whose activity advances the status of women; the battlers and unsung heroines who show commitment and determination. Over the years[Read More…]

Know all there is to know about breast cancer

Know all there is to know about breast cancer

BreastScreen NSW’s website has loads of information about breast health, mammograms and risks for breast cancer. They also have some brochures – like those about early detection and family history – in 11 different languages. Click here to find out more: http://www.breastscreen.nsw.gov.au/publications#index=10&keywords=&categoryName=&language=

Our flower fairy visits again

Our flower fairy visits again

Every now and again we have an especially good week and it’s all down to our flower fairy. This week is another one of those weeks. Thank you Sweet Pea and Honey Bee in Annandale for making us feel like the luckiest women’s health centre around and making[Read More…]

Test, treat, prevent HIV…

Test, treat, prevent HIV…

Did you know that HIV is now a manageable health condition, if detected early and treatment is started early? Women are at risk of poor health outcomes when it comes to HIV because women with HIV are often not aware they’re at risk of contracting the virus and therefore they’re[Read More…]