Need to talk? Call 1800 882 436.
It's a free call with a maternal child health nurse. *call charges may apply from your mobile

Is it an emergency? Dial 000
If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately.

beginning of content

Jean Hailes for Women's Health

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is a national not-for-profit organisation providing a range of important health services for women in Australia. Jean Hailes vision is women’s health now and for the future, with a focus on prevention right across the lifespan. The organisation combines clinical care, research, translation and education to build the health sector and women’s own capacity to improve health and wellbeing.

Research

The Jean Hailes Research Unit performs original research, and partners with other academic institutions, to identify and address gaps in knowledge about women’s health. Outcomes of this research are used to inform women’s health policy, support health care programs and improve women’s lives. The Jean Hailes Research Unit is based at the Monash University School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine.

Education/Translation

Jean Hailes Education works alongside clinicians and researchers to translate the latest findings into information and programs for both the community and health professionals.

This includes:

  • websites
  • resource booklets
  • magazine
  • fact sheets
  • video content
  • health articles
  • blog and app
  • professional development activities for health professionals (Jean Hailes is an accredited provider for the RACGP and QI&QCP program).

Recommended links

This information was originally published on healthdirect - Jean Hailes for Women's Health.

Last reviewed: September 2019

Information from this partner

Found 25 results

Contraception | Jean Hailes

There are many different methods of contraception to avoid pregnancy including the oral contraceptive pill (OCP), the mini-pill, a condom, an intrauterine…

Read more on Jean Hailes for Women's Health website

Pregnancy & weight | Jean Hailes

Managing your weight while you are pregnant is not always easy. Knowing how much weight gain and what you can do to keep active is helpful. Hypertension,…

Read more on Jean Hailes for Women's Health website

Vitamins & supplements | Jean Hailes

For many people, at many times throughout their lives, eating a well-balanced diet - one that provides you with all the vitamins and minerals that you…

Read more on Jean Hailes for Women's Health website

Incontinence insights | Jean Hailes

Don't put up with leakage. Incontinence is not just preventable, but treatable – and in many cases, even curable.

Read more on Jean Hailes for Women's Health website

Cervical Screening | Pap Smear | Jean Hailes

All you need to know about cervical screening tests and how they differ from pap smears. Learn why and when you should have one and how they work.

Read more on Jean Hailes for Women's Health website

Women's bone health | Jean Hailes

From our mid thirties, we start to lose more bone than we grow. Learn more about bone health here at Jean Hailes, Australia's leader in women's health.

Read more on Jean Hailes for Women's Health website

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) | Jean Hailes

A comprehensive guide to urinary tract infections. Everything you should know about UTIs including causes, symptoms, management and treatment.

Read more on Jean Hailes for Women's Health website

About the menstrual cycle | Jean Hailes

Learn all about the menstrual cycle, what happens during a cycle, how long a menstrual cycle usually is and when you should seek help.

Read more on Jean Hailes for Women's Health website

Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Jean Hailes

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is closely monitoring official medical advice on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Australian Government’s Department of…

Read more on Jean Hailes for Women's Health website

Hysterectomy | Jean Hailes

A hysterectomy is an operation to remove the uterus (womb). There are many reasons for having a hysterectomy including endometriosis, severe pelvic pain,…

Read more on Jean Hailes for Women's Health website

Call us and speak to a Maternal Child Health Nurse for personal advice and guidance.

Need further advice or guidance from our maternal child health nurses?

This information is for your general information and use only and is not intended to be used as medical advice and should not be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any medical condition, nor should it be used for therapeutic purposes.

The information is not a substitute for independent professional advice and should not be used as an alternative to professional health care. If you have a particular medical problem, please consult a healthcare professional.

Except as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, this publication or any part of it may not be reproduced, altered, adapted, stored and/or distributed in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of Healthdirect Australia.