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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Preparing for Christmas – Reining in spending…

Preparing for Christmas – Reining in spending…

Over coming days we’ll be sharing titbits from our Preparing for the Silly Season workshops! Christmas is meant to be a lovely time of year but for a lot of people it can be a difficult time because of expectations and the reality of relationships,[Read More…]

Preparing for Christmas

Preparing for Christmas

Christmas can be a hard time of year for many people. For the first time we’re putting on ‘Preparing for the Silly Season’ – a six week course to help people prepare and make this year different. We will be looking at the hard stuff and providing skills to help manage: – Difficult relationships with[Read More…]

Pap tests save lives… Are you up to date?

Pap tests save lives… Are you up to date?

Did you know that most women diagnosed with cervical cancer in Australia, have not had regular pap tests. If you’re aged between 18 and 69 years and have ever been sexually active you need to have a Pap test every two years, even if you’ve[Read More…]

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…]