Where to go

Middlemore Hospital

Abortion before 13 weeks is provided at Epsom Day Hospital. Abortion after 13 weeks is provided at Middlemore hospital.

 

The First Step

If you are less than 13 weeks pregnant you can have your abortion at Epsom Day Hospital. Details on how to contact them are below. 

If you are more than 13 weeks pregnant, your abortion will be provided at Middlemore hospital, again see below for contact details. 

Medical Termination at Epsom Day Hospital (EDU)

Medical termination is available up to 9 weeks of pregnancy at EDU.

Self-referral: Email EDU with your name, date of birth, NHI number (if known) and safe contact details at epsomdayunit@adhb.govt.nz

Call: 09 631 0740, you may have to leave a message with the above information.

Visit: either your GP or Family Planning clinic.  They can then refer you.

Surgical Termination less than 13 weeks pregnant

The procedure is done by vacuum aspiration under local anaesthetic (awake) up to 13 weeks of pregnancy.

Self-referral: Email EDU with your name, date of birth, NHI number (if known) and safe contact details at epsomdayunit@adhb.govt.nz

Call: 09 631 0740, you may have to leave a message with the above information.

Visit: either your GP or Family Planning clinic.  They can then refer you.

Surgical termination more than 13 weeks pregnant

If you are 13 or more weeks pregnant, please contact Middlemore Hospital by:

Self-referral: Email us with your name, date of birth, NHI number (if known) and safe contact details at abortionservices@middlemore.co.nz

Call: 0800 877 887 to leave a message and safe contact details with the above information.

Visit either your GP or Family Planning clinic and they can then refer you.

Follow-up

Follow-up is provided by the referring doctor. Follow-up counselling is available, as above, through the counsellors at the abortion clinic