Sexual health - Nicky Perkins

Date Published: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Dr Nicky Perkins provides an update on sexual health in primary care. Nicky is a specialist in sexual health medicine at the Auckland regional sexual health service.



  • Introduction of Gardasil 9 to the national immunisation programme.
  • Syphilis in New Zealand.
  • Why nucleic acid amplification testing superseded previous methods.
  • Who we should be testing and the opportunities to do so.
  • Updates in treatment (in light of antibiotic resistance).
  • Referral advice.
  • Take home messages.

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Dr Nicky Perkins
Sexual Health Specialist

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