Certificate of compliance

Marie Stopes Australia

is in compliance with the HONcode

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Certificate validity: valid until Aug 2019

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

11 Jun 2018

Certificate validity:

valid until Aug 2019

Date of last visit:

31 Aug 2018
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Our leadership

(11 Jun 2018) - Link

The information on this website has been provided by us for your information purposes only. It must not be used as a substitute for consultation with your health practitioner/s. If you have any concerns about your health or any of the information on this website, you should consult your treating practitioner. We do not accept any liability for loss or damages incurred by you as a result of your reliance on the information on this site.

(11 Jun 2018) - Link

Privacy policy

(11 Jun 2018) - Link

The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

We follow a strict content approval process, whereby content produced for the general public on our website is reviewed and endorsed as accurate and medically correct by, at a minimum, one qualified medical professional and our Medical Director, Dr Philip Goldstone (MBBS Hons) before being published.
All content aligns with the family planning clinical practice guidelines set out by Family Planning NSW, Family Planning Victoria and True Relationships (QLD), RANZCOG, RCOG and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH).
As a minimum standard, we review this content annually to ensure it continues to be relevant and accurately represents the most recent medical findings and research.

(31 Aug 2018) - Link

As a minimum standard, we review this content annually to ensure it continues to be relevant and accurately represents the most recent medical findings and research.
Where relevant we publish the author and date of the publication, such as with online blog articles.
Where no author or date is stated, the article or content reverts to our minimum quality standards of authorship, approval and review, as stated above.

(31 Aug 2018) - Link

Are there side effects from the morning after pill?

(11 Jun 2018) - Link

On other pages, there are buttons in most sections leading to this page for people to contact us.

(11 Jun 2018) - Link

This website is self-funded through the delivery of services to the community.

(31 Aug 2018) - Link

Our website does not host any form of advertisement.

(31 Aug 2018) - Link

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

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