Abortion services in the Waitematā region

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Waitematā DHB

Phone

021 631 711

Email

[email protected]

Website

Auckland regional abortion services

Waitemata DHB obstetric gynaecology services

Physical location

North Shore Hospital, Shakespeare Road, Takapuna, Auckland 0620.

Opening hours

Monday/ Rāhina 7:00am to 3:30pm
Tuesday/ Rātū 7:00am to 3:30pm
Wednesday/ Rāapa 7:00am to 3:30pm
Thursday/ Rāpare 7:00am to 3:30pm
Friday/ Rāmere 7:00am to 3:30pm
Saturday/ Rāhoroi Closed
Sunday/ Rātapu Closed

Services 

Early Medical Abortion (EMA) Provided by Epsom Day Unit and Auckland Medical Aid Clinic 
Surgical Abortion First Trimester provided by Epsom Day Unit and Auckland Medical Aid Clinic
Second Trimester Service If you are 13 or more weeks pregnant, you can self-refer or be referred by your general practitioner (GP) to your local District Health Board (DHB) for assessment by the social worker. If you live within the Waitemata DHB area, please phone the number above. The social worker will refer you to the right department to continue your care.

Fees

Services are provided free for all pregnant people who are eligible to access funded health care in New Zealand.


Epsom Day Unit (EDU)

Phone

(09) 631 0740 

Email

[email protected]

Physical location

Greenlane Clinical Centre, 214 Greenlane Road West, Epsom, Auckland.

Opening hours

Monday/ Rāhina 7:30am to 3:30pm
Tuesday/ Rātū 7:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday/ Rāapa 7:30am to 3:30pm
Thursday/ Rāpare 7:30am to 3:30pm
Friday/ Rāmere 7:30am to 3:30pm
Saturday/ Rāhoroi Closed
Sunday/ Rātapu Closed

Services

Counselling is available to help you decide what to do about an unplanned pregnancy. Counselling is also available after an abortion procedure.

Free contraception is provided at Epsom Day Unit before your abortion, or at one of the community clinics after your procedure. Please ring 0800 527 200 or email [email protected] to book a community clinic appoinment. 

Early Medical Abortion (EMA) Up to 9 weeks of pregnancy for residents of Auckland, Counties-Manukau and Waitematā District Health Boards
Surgical Abortion Up to 13 weeks of pregnancy for residents of Auckland, Counties-Manukau and Waitematā District Health Boards
Second Trimester Service

If you are 13 or more weeks pregnant, you can self-refer or be referred by your general practitioner (GP) to your local District Health Board (DHB) for assessment by the social worker. If you live within the Waitematā DHB area, please access this service by calling our phone 021 631 711. Once assessed, the social worker will refer you to the right department to continue your care.

If you choose to have a surgical procedure and you are between 13 and 18 weeks gestation, you will be referred to an independent specialist contractor service.

Patient information / what to expect

For first trimester abortion services you can self-refer directly to Epsom Day Unit via phone or email. The team will help you get the tests you need before the abortion procedure, such as ultrasound and blood tests. Ultrasounds can be provided on site at no charge.

Fees

Epsom Day Unit provides free abortion services and related counselling services to any pregnant person who is eligible for publicly funded health care.


Auckland Medical Aid Centre Ltd

Phone

09 638 6040 or 020 407 41294

Email

[email protected]

Website

www.amac.org.nz

Physical location

1st Floor, 283-289 Dominion Road, Mt Eden, Auckland.

Opening hours

Monday/ Rāhina 8:30am to 4:30pm
Tuesday/ Rātū 8:30am to 4:30pm
Wednesday/ Rāapa 8:30am to 4:30pm
Thursday/ Rāpare 8:30am to 4:30pm
Friday/ Rāmere 8:30am to 4:30pm
Saturday/ Rāhoroi Closed
Sunday/ Rātapu Closed

Services

AMAC provides free pre-abortion testing, early medical and surgical abortion procedures and related counselling services to any pregnant person who is eligible for publicly funded health care and lives in the region of Waitematā District Health Board, Auckland District Health Board and Counties Manukau Health Board.

Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) is available on the day of and up to 6 weeks after abortion for Waitemata, Auckland and Counties Manukau DHB people who are eligible for publicly funded health care. Find out more on the AMAC website.

Early Medical Abortion (EMA) Up to 9 weeks of pregnancy for residents of Auckland, Counties-Manukau and Waitematā District Health Boards
Surgical Abortion Up to 14 weeks of pregnancy for residents of Auckland, Counties-Manukau and Waitematā District Health Boards

Patient information / what to expect

Information is emailed to patients on an individual basis and available on our website (click 'Appointment information' under the 'Resources' menu).

Fees

Abortion and contraception services are available to people who aren't eligible for funded healthcare in New Zealand. Contact AMAC to find out costs.

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