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All material on this website is copyright.

You are welcome to link to any page on our website; however, except for any use permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, any reproduction of any content contained on this site is prohibited. You cannot display pages from this site within frames on another site. For copyright enquiries, email our Administration team.

Information on this site

The content of this publication ("the information") is provided for information purposes only. The information is provided solely on the basis that recipients should verify all the information provided. The information is not intended to be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or condition, nor should it be used for therapeutic or clinical care purposes. The information is not a substitute for your own health professional's advice and treatment in relation to any specific patient issue. Women's Health Queensland Wide Inc (Women's Health) does not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by the use of or reliance on the information. While we have made every effort to ensure the information is accurate, complete and current, Women's Health does not guarantee and assumes no legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information.

External resources

External resources referred to in this publication should not be taken to be an endorsement or a recommendation of any third party products or services offered and the views or recommendations provided by these external resources do not necessarily reflect those of Women's Health.

Links to other websites

This website contains links to other websites which are external to Women's Health. Although we take reasonable care in selecting linking websites, it is your responsibility to make your own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of this information. Linkage to external websites should not be taken to be an endorsement or a recommendation by Women's Health and the opinions expressed at linked external websites do not necessarily reflect those of Women's Health.


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Editorial Committee

The information published on Women’s Health's website is primarily sourced from printed resources produced by the organisation. These resources are reviewed prior to publication by the Editorial Committee.

Members of the Editorial Committee include:

  • Communications Team Leader, Shirley Briscoe-Hough: Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
  • Communications Officer, Kirsten Braun: Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Doctor of Philosophy
  • Health Education Team Leader, Belinda Kippen: Registered Nurse, Registered Midwife, Bachelor of Nursing
  • Health Promotion Officer, Donna Byrne: Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion
  • Johanna Neville, Program Advisor Maternal and Child Health Strategy, Apunipima Cape York Health Council

In addition, all fact sheets and booklets have been reviewed by external medical professionals in the field. See below for more details:

About Menopause fact sheet - endocrinologist, general practitioner

Alternatives to HRT fact sheet - general practitioner, natural therapist

Antenatal and Postnatal Anxiety booklet - pyschologist, Qld Health, Mental Health staff

Antenatal and Postnatal Depression booklet - psychiatrist, Qld Health, Mental Health staff

Anxiety and Depression fact sheet - clinical psychologist

Cystitis fact sheet - gynaecologist, general practitioner

Endometriosis fact sheet - gynaecologist and laparoscopic surgeon

Genital Prolapse fact sheet - urogynaecologist

Hysterectomy fact sheet - obstetrician and gynaecologist

Looking after You booklet - dietician, diabetes expert, health psychologist

Preconception Health fact sheet - naturopath, natural therapist

The Deadly Mums Guide to Feeling Great booklet - Indigenous health workers

Thrush and Other Vaginal infections fact sheet - sexual health clinic nurse, general practitioner

Understanding Your Menstrual Cycle fact sheet - Family Planning clinic

Urinary Incontinence fact sheet - urogynaecologist, physiotherapist with a special interest in pelvic floor dysfunction

Vulval Disorders fact sheet - obstetrician and gynaecologist, gynaecologist.

Last updated: 23 July 2017