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Asking your doctor to help

If you really don't want to contact your partner yourself, your doctor may be willing to help you.
Your doctor can help by:

  • Contacting your partner on your behalf by phone, letter, email or SMS without ever mentioning your name.
  • Asking specially trained nurses that work for the health department to contact your partner. These nurses,
    known as contact tracers, will not reveal your name to your partner under any circumstances

If your doctor is willing to help you, we have a website that he/she can visit www.mshc.org.au/gpassist It has prepared letters that your doctor can use to contact your partner.

If he/she is in

Treatment letters for your doctor

These are letters for your doctor to provide treatment for your STI. Please print and take it to your next doctor appointment.

 

 

 

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