Clinical Resources

SHINE SA provides a range of opportunities for doctors to increase their knowledge and skills in the area of sexual and reproductive health.
In addition to regular education we also share resources and information for health professionals.


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COVID-19 Information

Contraception During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Advice for Health Professionals

FPAA Position Statement: Extended use of and ongoing access to LARCs during the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 – SHINE SA Training and Education Postponed


Information and Resources


Consent to medical treatment: the mature minor (afp Volume 40, No.3, March 2011 Pages 159-160)

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Clinical Care Standard


Position Statement: Implanon NXT Procedures

FPAA Position Statement: Long Acting Reversible Contraception

Efficacy of contraception methods

Guidance for management of troublesome vaginal bleeding with progestogen-only long-acting reversible contraception (LARC)

Achieving Change: Increasing the use of effective long acting reversible contraception (LARC)

Intrauterine contraception: A best practice approach across the reproductive lifespan (Medicine Today, March 2016)

Contraception for women living with violence (Children By Choice)

Consensus Statement: Reducing unintended pregnancy for Australian women through increased access to long-acting reversible contraceptive methods

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sexually transmitted infection guidelines – SA Health. Note: Updated gonococcal treatment guideline May 2016

Australian STI Management Guidelines for Use in Primary Care

STI/HIV Testing Guidelines for MSM


FPAA Position Statement: Access to Abortion Services in Australia

Female Genital Mutilation

WHO guidelines on the management of health complications from female genital mutilation

Trans and Gender Wellbeing

Gender Affirming Care Resource 

Australian Standards of Care and Treatment Guidelines: For trans and gender diverse children and adolescents (Royal Children’s Hospital, Victoria)

Tips for Providing Paps to Trans Men (Potter, M. Sherbourne Health Centre)

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Australian-led PCOS guideline: clinical summary and translation resources from the International Evidence-based Guideline for the Assessment and Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome


WHO Eliminating virginity testing: An interagency statement


A range of books and DVDs relating to sexual health and relationships is available from the SHINE SA Library.

SA Sexual Health Awareness (SASHA) provides news and views on various aspects of sexual health and sexuality, from a wide range of sources.

SHINE SA produces a range of resources including leaflets, booklets, fact sheets, manuals and posters. To view and order these resources see our Online Shop.


FPAA: Statements from the Clinical Reference Group of the Medical Advisory Committee

4-Day Pill Free Break 

Drug Interactions: Topiramate  

Repeat Dosing of Oral Hormonal Contraceptives after Vomiting

Use of Non-Sterile Gloves for Insertion of the Contraceptive Implant

Drug Interactions: Griseofulvin

IUD and Cervical Cleansing

Ulipristal Acetate Emergency Contraception and Breastfeeding

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