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Thames Hospital


Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm


  • Early medical abortion - up to 9 weeks
  • Early surgical abortion - up to 13 weeks

What do I need to do to have an abortion here?

You can self-refer to this service.

Free call 0800 328 271 or email WHCtop@waikatodhb.health.nz.

Email your name, date of birth, NHI number (if known), and safe contact details.

What will it cost?

Cost for New Zealand citizen/resident

Free abortion services to any pregnant person eligible for publicly funded healthcare in New Zealand who lives in the Te Whatu Ora Waikato district. There may be prescription fees, and costs for ultrasound.

Cost for non-New Zealand resident

Contact Thames Hospital on 0800 32 82 71 for more information.

  • More information


    There is flat access to the building, no steps. The clinic is wheelchair accessible. The clinis is on level 3. There is no braille on lift buttons.

    This clinic has a wheelchair accessible toilet.

    Mobility parking is at the rear of the hospital, public parking at the front entrance. There is a bus stop at the front entrance. A health shuttle is available.

    Translation services

    Translation services are available. Please let the clinic know that you will need translation support.


    Other locations nearby are Te Korowai, Medical Centre.

    Female practitioner

    There is no female practitioner at this clinic.


    Contraception available through this clinic.

    • Contraception prescriptions.
    • IUD or IUS devices can be inserted when you have a surgical abortion.
    • A Depo Provera injection can be given at the same time as the first medication if you are having an early medical abortion.
    • An implant can be inserted at the same time as the first medication if you are having an early medical abortion.


    Abortion decision counselling, pre and post-abortion counselling required. Counselling is offered in person and virtually.