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The Women's Clinic, Invercargill

165 Esk St, Invercargill

reception@thewomensclinic.net.nz

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Hours

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

Services

  • Early medical abortion - up to 10 weeks
  • Early medical abortion - up to 10 weeks (telemedicine)
  • Surgical abortion - up to 15 weeks
  • Later abortion (second trimester) - by assessment

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

You can self-refer to this service. 

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.

If you are a Southland resident and require an abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy, you will be referred from The Women's Clinic, Invercargill to Dunedin Hospital, or you can contact Dunedin Hospital directly.

What will it cost?

Cost for New Zealand citizen/resident

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

Cost for non-New Zealand resident*

  • Early medical abortion from NZ$950
  • Early medical abortion (telemedicine) from NZ$950
  • Surgical abortion from NZ$1,144

*Approximate prices valid at 26 April 2022. Prices may change without notice. 

  • More information

    Accessibility

    The clinic is on the ground floor and there is a ramp at the front door. Ring the doorbell when you arrive.

    The clinic has a wheelchair accessible toilet.

    If you have accessibility needs, please let the clinic know ahead of your appointment.

    Mobility parking and public parking are available outside the clinic.

    Translation services

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

    Female practitioner

    There is a female practitioner at this clinic.

    Contraception

    Contraception available through this clinic.

    • Contraception prescriptions.
    • IUD or IUS devices can be inserted when you have a surgical abortion.
    • A free contraceptive service is available after you have had your 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.

    Counselling

    Abortion decision counselling, pre-abortion and post-abortion counselling are available in person or virtually.

    Client information

    Read more on the clinic website.