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Health checks

Health checks for women poster

Your guide to what health checks you need and when.

Poster

Cervical screening

The Cervical Screening Test (replacing the Pap test) is a simple procedure that checks your cervix for the presence of the human papillomavirus (HPV).

Fact sheet

Health checks

Regular health checks are an important part of staying well, and can help to detect illness or disease early. Learn more about the different health checks.

Fact sheet

Menopause and perimenopause

Booklet

This comprehensive 'Understanding menopause' booklet introduces and explains menopause in clear and easy-to-understand language.

Booklet

Fact sheets

Learn more about what happens at menopause, some of the common symptoms and what you can you do to help.

Fact sheets

Menopause animations

Short animations explaining what happens to your body during the menopause and how to manage menopausal symptoms.

Jump to them

Pelvic floor health and pelvic pain

Pelvic pain collection

A collection of helpful articles, tools, booklets, fact sheets and videos all about pelvic pain.

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Moves for every woman

Want to stay active but have a pelvic floor issue? Learn about the exercises that place less stress on your pelvic floor.

Visit Pelvic Floor First

Your health booklet

This educational booklet features a range of informative articles including 'When pelvic pain strikes'.

Check it out

Mental wellbeing and brain health

Anxiety health topic

Discover strategies to help you understand and deal with feelings of nervousness, worry, unease, panic and a fear of what might, or might not, unfold.

Learn more

Staying well as you age

This fact sheet provides mental wellbeing tips for women 65+ years. It has been translated into 10 different languages.

Fact sheets

Workplace mental health tips

Printable posters for managers and employees in the workplace, which include helpful tips for identifying and reducing workplace stress and anxiety triggers.

Download here

Physical activity and your health

Article: movement and motivation

How do you stay motivated and make physical activity a regular, and enjoyable, part of your life?

Staying on track

Fact sheet: workplace workouts

Easy exercises and stretches to keep stiffness and soreness at bay.

Stretch it out

Poster: work-from-home ergonomics

Check your workstation ticks the boxes and avoid work-related pains.

Check your set-up

For health professionals

Resource catalogue

Jean Hailes provides quality, trusted health information and resources on a range of topics, including translated health information for women.

Presentations for health educators

A series of educational presentations to help health professionals deliver health information to women and girls across Australia. These presentations are offered in PowerPoint format and are available free of charge for health professionals and health organisations.

Multilingual presentations

'My Body. My Health.' is a series of educational presentations to help organisations deliver health information to women from migrant and refugee backgrounds. The presentations can be delivered by health professionals, educators, social workers or community leaders. They encourage conversations with women about good health. They are available in Arabic, Burmese, Simplified Chinese, Dari, Farsi, Hindi, Karen, Nuer, Somali, Swahili, Tamil, Thai and Tibetan and in plain English.

Multilingual fact sheets

Endometriosis

Plain English fact sheet on endometriosis, translated into Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Dari, Farsi, Hindi, Sinhala, Tamil and Vietnamese.

Fact sheets

Menopause

Plain English fact sheet on menopause, translated into Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Dari, Farsi, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Portuguese, Turkish and Vietnamese.

Fact sheets

PCOS

Plain English fact sheet on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), translated into Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Dari, Farsi, Hindi, Sinhala, Tamil and Vietnamese.

Fact sheets

Webinars

Menopause basics: the consultation and management options

A free webinar for health professionals to help you provide well-informed, up-to-date advice and treatment in the care and management of menopausal women.

RACGP Women's Health Week Webinar Series

RACGP will host a series of webinars for GPs in August in the lead up to Women's Health Week. Key dates, topics and links to register/find out more:

16 Aug, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (AEST): Women & heart health

23 Aug, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (AEST): Updates on Australia’s screening programs