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The Women's Clinic early medical abortion by telehealth (phone)

Nationwide private (pay-for-service) telehealth service for early medical abortion.





Monday  8:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm


  • Early medical abortion - up to 10 weeks

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

You can self-refer to this service from anywhere in New Zealand. 

This service is for pregnant people who cannot or do not want to visit a clinic for an early medical abortion. The early medical abortion is arranged over the phone.  

Free call 0800 226 784 or email reception@thewomensclinic.net.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 for pregnant people eligible for publicly-funded health care in Mid-Central, Whanganui, Wairarapa, and Southern Te Whatua Ora districts. There may be prescription fees and costs for ultrasound. 

If you're outside of these districts see DECIDE's early medical abortion by phone service.

Cost for non-New Zealand resident

  • Early medical abortion by telehealth (phone) from $NZ950.

*Approximate prices valid at 26 April 2023. Prices are subject to change without notice. 

  • More information


    We can provide your phone appointment using the NZ Relay Service. Please add what you need on the booking form.

    Translation services

    We can provide your phone appointment using phone translation services. Please add what language you need on the booking form. 


    Your notes will only be shared with your GP or family doctor if you agree.

    Female practitioner

    All our practitioners are female.


    The doctor or nurse will talk to you about contraceptive options. You can ask for contraception to be sent in your package.

    You can then see your own doctor, health centre or Family Planning to get contraception.


    Abortion decision counselling, pre-abortion and post-abortion counselling are available by phone.

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