Travel vaccinations and advice excluding Yellow Fever
Women’s Health and cervical cancer screening
IUD Mirena placement IUD Placement (Mirena or Copper)
About IUD (Mirena or Copper) Insertion
Dr Alba Spina is trained in IUD (Intrauterine Device) insertion and is very happy to consult with you about whether an IUD is an option for you. IUD insertion can be done at Holland Park Family Medical Centre) in the majority of cases, with only a small percentage of women needing referral to Gynaecological Services for placement.
If you would like to discuss whether IUD is appropriate for you please make an appointment with Dr Spina. If you require a Pap Test or other Medical care as well, please book a longer appointment to ensure there is enough time to cover everything thoroughly.
If you have already had a discussion with Dr Spina about the IUD and are making an appointment for an IUD insertion, please book with reception and tell them it is for an IUD insertion. This is to ensure the Nurses room is booked and a nurse is available for the procedure also. Please don’t forget to bring your IUD to the appointment and make sure your children are cared for during the appointment. It is advised you do not drive for 30 minutes after the procedure. Payment is required on the day of the procedure, please see below for schedule of fees.
Mirena IUD Schedule of Fees
Fee on the day
Out of pocket cost
For more information on Hormone releasing IUD, please download the Hormone releasing IUD Fact Sheet.
unable to come to the practice for medical reasons
live within a 10 minute radius of the practice
Please phone the practice as early in the day as possible to arrange a visit, which is done within the doctors lunch time or at the end of their day. Out of pocket cost may apply.)
Our doctors are all available to check your skin if you have concerns.
If there are any concerning lesions you may need to make a separate appointment for skin cancer surgery. If you require skin cancer surgery there may be an out of pocket cost. Please discuss this at the time with your doctor. If you would like to book in for a skin check please call reception and book in with one of our doctors.)
Advanced Care Planning
Advance Care planning involves talking about your values and the type of health care you would want to receive if you became seriously ill or injured and were unable to say what you want. If you would like to know more please click here. For Queensland forms also click here.
The Australian Government is currently consulting with the states and territories, and medical experts on how a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed.
The rollout program will depend on the nature and test results of the vaccines approved for use. It will also take into account current outbreaks, available public health information and advice from the experts including ATAGI. Further information on the vaccine program rollout will be provided in the coming months.