Dr Lillian Hodgetts

MBBS, FRACGP

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Dr Lillian grew up in Tasmania, living on the North West Coast and Launceston in early childhood before moving to Hobart. She studied a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Tasmania and graduated in 2016 with a Clinical Distinction. Lillian worked as a junior doctor at the Royal Hobart Hospital for four years prior to moving into General Practice in 2021. She has almost completed her General Practice training and is due to become a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practice in 2023.

Lillian has a special interest in Women’s, Sexual, and Reproductive health and is excited to assist you with contraception, sexual health, pregnancy planning, fertility, early pregnancy management, postnatal mother and baby checks, and period issues. She is a registered provider of medical termination of pregnancy (MTOP). Lillian developed a passion for Women’s health early in her medical training and completed further training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology during her junior doctor years at the Royal Hobart Hospital. She is currently completing the FPAA National Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health, and is aiming to complete her Neuroprotective Developmental Care (NDC) Practitioner training in 2023.

Lillian can advise on the following topics:

Contraceptive Advice

The Bubble doctors can provide a number of contraception options including the oral contraceptive pill, intrauterine device, hormonal implant, contraceptive injection, vaginal ring, and emergency contraceptive options.

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Planning your pregnancy is important to ensure a healthy pregnancy with a good outcome. Unplanned pregnancies are at a higher risk of complications.

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When it comes to your pregnancy care options, The Bubble offers a personalised and comprehensive approach to GP pregnancy care also known as antenatal GP shared care.

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Good sexual health is important at all ages and all stages of relationships.

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The vulva and the vagina are an area of the body that should not be ignored and the Bubble female specialist GPs are very comfortable discussing these issues.

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Period problems can affect women of all ages from the beginning of menstruation all the way to perimenopause.

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In Australia, one in three women will have a termination of pregnancy. Of these women, a third, if not more of them, will have a second one at some point during their reproductive years.

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The 6-week postpartum check is a crucial milestone for mum and baby.

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You are eligible for a subsidised Cervical Screening Test if you are aged between 25 and 74, sexually active (or ever have been) and a woman or person with a cervix.

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BreastScreen Tasmania provides a free screening mammogram every two years to women between the age of 40 and 74 years throughout Tasmania.

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