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Please make an appointment by contacting your nearest clinic or booking online.

Festive Season clinic closure

Please note that all three of our locations; Glenorchy, Launceston & Burnie, will close over the festive season at 5pm Thursday 22 December 2022 and re-open at 9am on Tuesday 3 January 2023. We suggest you visit Women’s Health Tasmania’s Pregnancy Choices website here >> if you need assistance during this time.

STI Drop-in Clinics in Launceston – Wednesdays 2:30pm- 4:30pm

Are you overdue for an STI check? Starting Wednesday, 19 October, we are running STI drop-in clinics at our Launceston Family Planning Tasmania clinic on Wednesdays 2:30pm – 4:30pm. This means you don’t have to have an appointment, just drop in to 93 Paterson Street, Launceston.

COVID-19 Safety Notice

Please note that from 3rd October 2022, surgical masks are mandatory when you’re with the doctor or nurse in the consult room but not at our reception or other communal areas. Please call us to reschedule your appointment or switch to telehealth if you have COVID or are unwell with any cold or flu-like symptoms (even if you have tested negative to COVID).

Online booking

Online booking through HotDoc is now available for all of our clinics below.  Please note that IUD, Medication Termination, Pregnancy Options and Pessary appointments can’t currently be booked online; please call your local reception to book.

Find a clinic

Glenorchy – 421 Main Road, Glenorchy TAS 7010

Phone: (03) 6273 9117
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 – 4:45.

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Launceston – 93 Paterson Street, Launceston, 7250

Phone: (03) 6343 4566
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 – 5:00. Closed during lunch. STI drop-in clinics Wednesday 2:30pm – 4:30pm.

Burnie – 199 Mount St, Upper Burnie, 7320

Phone: (03) 6431 7692
Opening Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 – 5:00. Closed during lunch.

When you book an appointment

When you call to make an appointment, our receptionist will ask you a few questions to make sure we book the right appointment for you. Please make sure you have the privacy you need to answer these questions when you call.

Our reception staff will be able to tell you whether your appointment is with a doctor or a nurse and whether there will be any fees.

Find out more about fees

Confirming your appointment

You will receive an SMS before your appointment asking you to confirm you’re able to attend. Please reply Yes to this SMS to avoid your appointment being cancelled.

Cancellations

Our appointments are in high demand. Should you no longer need yours or if you are unable to attend due to illness or another reason, please phone us as soon as possible to let us know. This can allow us to help someone else.

Support person

You are welcome to bring someone to your appointment such as a friend, partner or relative if you need them for support.

We often need to see clients on their own during a consultation, and your support person may be asked to leave the consult room for a short period of time.

Interpreting services

If you would prefer to talk to your doctor or nurse in a language other than English, we can book a telephone interpreter for you at no additional cost. Please let the receptionist know if you would like an interpreter and which language.

Phone TIS 131 450 and tell them your language.

Tell the interpreter your name and which clinic you are calling:
Family Planning Tasmania Glenorchy 03 6273 9117 OR Family Planning Tasmania Launceston 03 6343 4566 OR Family Planning Tasmania Burnie 03 6431 7692