ABORTION CLINICS IN NSW
Prepared @ 23rd and 31st December 2003

Please see our information entitled Why Counselling in the context of terminating a pregnancy before you make a decision about which clinic to go to.

Some guidelines for selecting a Clinic
Inner Metropolitan Sydney

Inner Western Sydney
Northern Sydney suburbs

Outer Western Sydney
Southern Suburbs
Rural and regional
Hunter – Newcastle

Central Coast – Gosford
North Coast
Southern
Illawarra
Queanbeyan

NOTE: the below information has been collated by phone to the various clinics and/or is derived from pamphlets available from clinics; we have concentrated on providing a wide range of information which we know, from our experience when counselling women and when dealing with their questions, is important to them. Due to the xmas-new year closure of our service, we have not been able to canvass all issues with all clinics (e.g. access to multi-lingual printed information and access to counselling via the Telephone Interpreting Service) – we will update this list when we return at the end of January 2004 with much more detail.



We make no recommendation to any particular clinic. Rather we concentrate on providing comprehensive information about the services available at clinics so that women can work out which clinic will best meet their particular needs. In terms of deciding which clinic will best meet your needs we suggest the following thoughts:

  • remember you are having surgery performed on your body, therefore, you need to feel confident about whatever clinic you are attending; you also need to feel confident that your needs are being met and that you are being treated with respect – thus, we suggest you ring at least three (3) clinics to get a ‘feel’ for their attitude and as to how you may be treated;
  • recheck the information we have provided in this list when you ring a clinic, particularly if there is an issue which is really, really important for you, e.g. your partner being in surgery at the beginning of the procedure – you need to raise this type of request at the appointment making time so that your request can be accommodated;
  • don’t assume that the nearest clinic is the best one to go to – if your decision to have a termination has been a hard one and you don’t have a lot of support from family and friends, choose a clinic that provides counselling which is provided by a trained counsellor;
  • don’t assume that the cheapest is the best either – whilst we acknowledge that women receive less wages than men and have carer or parenting responsibilities which mean that there is not a lot of money available, considering your own needs and ensuring that you have those needs met is important when having this operation;
  • if money is difficult for you, do raise this with a clinic and ask whether you can pay the fee off by instalment; if you make this request be prepared prior to the call and have your instalment plan worked out so to put it to the clinic; there is no guarantee that a clinic will say ‘yes’ to such a request but most clinics are willing to discuss arrangements; if money is an issue for you look for the clinics which provide a reduced fee for Health Care Card holders and students;
  • check that the clinic has an after hours number and ensure that you keep any pamphlets which have that number when you leave the clinic so that you can phone their after hours number if you are concerned about anything post-operatively;
  • remember to keep with you after you leave a clinic the pamphlets which describe the risks and complications of the operation and the aftercare instructions – it is important that you follow the aftercare instructions as they are usually commonsense suggestions designed to reduce any risk of infection (e.g. nothing in the vagina for two weeks after the operation) and/or to identify early any symptoms which may indicate the development of a post-operative complication;
  • make up for yourself, the day prior to going to the clinic and for your return home from the clinic, what we call a post-abortion comfort pack - that is a hot water bottle (a hot water bottle on the lower abdomen can relieve post-operative cramping); some Panadol or other pain-relievers for possible pain post-operatively – take only as directed on the packet though; Rescue Remedy if available; some lavender oil for the temples; and a thermometer – it is advisable to take your temperature morning and night for the first week after the operation – if your temperature is over 37.5 degrees go to your GP for a check-up as having a temperature over 37.5 degrees and a general feeling of being unwell may be the sign of a low-grade infection and you may need a stronger course of antibiotics.

We welcome women’s feedback on the usefulness of this list and its contents.

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Inner Metropolitan Sydney

Contraceptive Services

1st Floor/195 Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Ph: 9221-1933
Fax: 9233-1644
Website: www.contraceptiveservices.com.au

Counselling services: pre-abortion counselling and information provided by trained counsellors on day of operation; counselling costs are incorporated in the fees mentioned below;
Medical services: terminations 5- 20 weeks of pregnancy; with local anaesthetic (LA) and intravenous (IV) sedation. Can do pregnancy test on drop-in basis but call first; can do dating ultrasound on drop-in basis but call first. Terminations provided by suction curettage method.
Contraceptive services: information regarding all methods of contraception; provide insertions of IUD’s and Implanon and removal of same; scripts and information re contraceptive pill; injections of Depo Provera; can provide information re morning after pill.
Fees: Provides reduced fees for Health Care Card holders and students. Fees range from $160-$200 if under 12 weeks of pregnancy and you have a Medicare card; if over 12 weeks of pregnancy call for price. If you are not an Australian citizen and have no Medicare card the fees will be higher.
Other: as the clinic is located in a busy street and in a multi-storey building, women can enter premises without others realising they are going for a termination. Has an after hours number for post-operative inquiries.

Xmas-New Year 2003-2004 opening times:

Operating up to and including 24 December 2003; closed Xmas Day to New Year; and reopen Monday 5th January, 2004. However, phones are attended every day except Xmas Day and New Year’s day for appointment and information.

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The Private Clinic
120 Devonshire Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Ph: 9690-0000
Fax: 9690-2505

Website: www.privateclinic.com.au


Counselling services: Counselling/discussion by operating doctor prior to operation; cost of counselling/discussion with operating doctor included in fees quoted below; referral by operating doctor to psychologist if woman is uncertain (psychologist is located at private rooms and a separate fee would apply).
Medical services: terminations between 5-20 weeks of pregnancy using suction curettage method; under IV sedation; small number of pathology tests available on premises; can do pregnancy tests on drop-in basis but call first though. Transvaginal ultrasound performed whilst woman is under anaesthetic prior to the operation and post-operatively whilst still under the anaesthetic.
Contraceptive services: services such as insertion of Implanon and IUD’s; information and advice re the contraceptive pill; provides morning after pill.
Fees: range from $180 Mon-Fri to $220 on Sats (if up to 12 weeks of pregnancy); if over 12 weeks pregnant call for prices; if no Medicare card and under 12 weeks fee is: $500
Other: website has patient information in Chinese and Korean. Has a 24 hour after hours phone service.

Xmas-New Year 2003-2004: closed 24th December; 25th December, 26th December, 27th December and 31st December ; open 29th and 30th December 2003; closed New Year’s Day; reopen 2nd January 2004.

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Inner Western Sydney


Preterm Foundation
300 Bridge Road
Camperdown NSW 2050
Ph: 9552-6511
Fax: 9552-1197
Website: www.pretermaust.org

Email: pretm@comcen.com.au

Counselling services: counselling provided by trained counsellors on day of operation, however, need to request to see a counsellor at time of making appointment else you will first see a nurse who can refer you to a counsellor but it just results in a delay on the day, so request counsellor at time of making appointment. Cost of this counselling is included in the fees quoted below.

However, if, after counselling on day of termination of pregnancy appointment, a woman resolves to not proceed with the termination, there is a counselling fee of $50 (not refundable by Medicare). Obviously other fees related to having a termination do not apply in this circumstance only.

Provide decision-making counselling by appointment at a cost of $50; provide post-termination counselling free for their clients and for $50 for clients of other abortion services.

Medical services:
provide terminations from 6 to 15 weeks of pregnancy with local anaesthetic, IV sedation or General Anaesthetic and using suction curettage method; can do pregnancy tests – call first; can do dating ultrasound but phone first.
Contraceptive services: services such as insertion of Implanon and IUD’s; information and advice re the contraceptive pill; provides morning after pill.
Fees: fees range from $160 (for those with a Health Care Card) to $589.40 (if no Medicare card) and are under 12 weeks of pregnancy and with a general anaesthetic; if over 12 weeks pregnant fees range from $175 to $435 depending on type of anaesthetic and stage of pregnancy. If over 12 weeks pregnant and no Medicare card (that is, are not an Australian citizen) fees range from $525.60 to $709.40 (depending on type of anaesthetic and length of pregnancy).
Other: can accommodate a request for an all-female team in surgery but days limited and need to check availability when making appointment. Has an after hours phone service.
Xmas-New Year 2003-2004 times: closed xmas day and New Year’s Day; open Friday 2nd January 2004 and Saturday 3rd January 2004 and normal days thereafter.

NB: Preterm is moving on January 5th 2004 to Surry Hills – the above phone numbers will be on diversion to new premises for a couple of months after the move. If phoning them in January 2004 ensure you ask for their new address – this list will be updated in February 2004 to reflect their new contact details.

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Australian Birth Control Services

11A Howard Street
Randwick NSW 2031
Ph: 9399-3900
Fax: 9399-3058
Website: ausbcs.com.au

Also located at:
135 Salisbury Road
Camperdown NSW 2050
Ph: 9550-3766
Fax: 9550-3451
and

33 Santley Crescent
Kingswood NSW 2747
Ph: 4736-7000
Fax: 4736-7751

Counselling services: counselling provided by trained counsellors; cost of counselling included in fees quoted below; however, if woman resolves to not proceed with termination on the day there is a counselling fee of $50. Decision-making counselling available at a fee of $50 and by appointment.

Medical services: terminations from 6-20 weeks of pregnancy using suction curettage method (but second trimester termination not available at all their clinics – phone for details); can do pregnancy tests on drop-in basis but call first; can do length of pregnancy ultrasounds on drop-in basis but call first; terminations provided by local anaesthetic or intravenous sedation.

Contraceptive Services: Provide women’s health checks and contraceptive information and advice re all methods; provide scripts for contraceptive pill; insertions and removal of IUD’s, Implanon. Provides injections of Depo Provera. Provide morning after pill.

Fees: for women who are up to 13 weeks pregnant and with a Medicare card: $150 to $180 (lower amount is for Health Care Card holders, pensioners and students); if over 13 weeks pregnant fees range from $250 to $1,600 (depending on length of pregnancy and whether you have a Medicare card – phone for exact price).

Other: can accommodate a request for an all-female team in surgery but days limited and need to check when making appointment to ensure your request is met; can accommodate a request for partner/friend in surgery but only for initial time in surgery until sedation administered. Has an after hours phone service. Also provides vasectomies.
Additional comments: check website if want info about chemical (also called ‘medical’) abortion – clinic prefers women read the website information first and then ring clinic for price if want a medical termination.

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Marie Stopes International
80 Park Road
Homebush NSW 2140
Ph: 9764-4133
Fax: 9764-1844
Website: www.mariestopes.com.au

Counselling services: no counselling provided. Information re how procedure is done and risks and complications provided by nursing staff.

Medical services: terminations from 5 to 16 weeks of pregnancy; can do pregnancy tests on drop –in basis but phone first – can do length of pregnancy ultrasounds on drop-in basis but phone first;
terminations provided with local anaesthetic and intravenous sedation; terminations provided by suction curettage and manual vacuum aspiration methods.
Contraceptive services: provide information and advice re all methods of contraception; provide insertion and removal of IUD’s and Implanon; provide Depo Provera injections; provide scripts for contraceptive pill; provide advice and script for morning after pill. Female doctor provides women’s health checks (pap smears, breast checks, sexually transmitted infections, post-natal checks, etc)
Fees: reduced fee for Health Care Card holders, pensioners and students; fees range from $160 to $195 (up to 12 weeks pregnant and have a Medicare card); if no Medicare card and up to 12 weeks pregnant prices range to $485; if over 12 weeks pregnant fees range from $220 to $320; (fees would be higher if not an Australian citizen and no Medicare card – phone clinic for price).
Other: Also provide vasectomy under local anaesthetic or intravenous sedation. There is an after hours phone service.

Xmas-New Year:
closed Mon 29th and Tuesday 30th December; open Thursday 31st December; reopen from and including Friday 2nd January 2004 – the 1800 003 707 freecall will be open over the whole xmas-new year period for appointment making in all three Sydney clinics.


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Northern Sydney suburbs

Gynaecare
1st Floor/66 Hampden Road
ARTARMON NSW 2064
Ph: 9413-2538
Fax: 9413-2568
Website: www.gynaecare.com.au


Counselling services: counselling provided by trained counsellors on day of operation – the cost of this is covered in the theatre fee charged (see below); referral available to a psychologist for decision-making counselling and for post-abortion counselling – a separate fee would apply for decision-making or post-abortion counselling.

Medical services: terminations under local anaesthetic or intravenous sedation from 6 to 12 weeks of pregnancy and once-per-fortnight up to 15 weeks of pregnancy – phone clinic to check availability of over 12 weeks of pregnancy terminations; terminations provided using suction curettage method; can do pregnancy tests on drop-in basis but phone first; can do length of pregnancy ultrasounds by appointment only; provide colposcopies/biopsies for abnormal pap smears on appointment basis.

Contraceptive services: provides information and advice about all methods; provides insertion and removal of IUD’s, Implanon and provides injections of Depo Provera; provides women’s health checks.

Fees: provides reduced fees for Health Care Card holders, pensioners and students; fees range from $140 to $195 if up to 12 weeks pregnant and have a Medicare card; higher fees if not an Australian resident and no Medicare card and up to 12 weeks pregnant; if over 12 weeks pregnant fees range up to $250 (if have a Medicare card – higher if not an Australian resident and no Medicare card).

Other: provides vasectomies. Also provides menopause counselling; infertility counselling; hormone implants; genital wart treatment. An after hours phone service is available.
Xmas-New Year: closed 25th December to 1st January 2004, however, phone lines open for appointment making on 29th December, 30th December and 31st December 2003; phone lines not open New Year’s Day; clinic reopens Friday 2nd January 2004.


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Outer western Sydney:

Marie Stopes International Fairfield
Suite 4, 9 Kenyon Street
Fairfield NSW 2165
PH: (02) 9755-0766
Fax: (02) 9755-0711
Website: www.mariestopes.com.au

Counselling services: no counselling provided. Information re how procedure is done and risks and complications provided by nursing staff.

Medical services: terminations from 5 to 16 weeks of pregnancy; can do pregnancy tests on drop –in basis but phone first – can do length of pregnancy ultrasounds on drop-in basis but phone first;
terminations provided with local anaesthetic and intravenous sedation; terminations provided by suction curettage and manual vacuum aspiration methods.

Contraceptive services: provide information and advice re all methods of contraception; provide insertion and removal of IUD’s and Implanon; provide Depo Provera injections; provide scripts for contraceptive pill; provide advice and script for morning after pill. Female doctor provides women’s health checks (pap smears, breast checks, sexually transmitted infections, post-natal checks, etc)
Fees: reduced fees for Health Care Card holders, pensioners and students; for up to 12 weeks of pregnancy fees range from: $140 to $150 (fees are higher if not an Australian citizen and have no Medicare card – phone clinic for price); if over 12 weeks pregnant and an Australian citizen with Medicare card fees range from $200 to $320; if over 12 weeks pregnant and no Medicare card phone clinic for price.
Other: an after hours phone service is available.

Xmas-New Year:
closed Monday 29th December; and Wednesday 31st December; open Tuesday 30th December 2003; reopen from and including Friday 2nd January 2004. The 1800 003 707 freecall will be open over the whole xmas-new year period for appointment making in all three Sydney clinics.


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Marie Stopes International Westmead
27 Railway Parade
Westmead, NSW 2145
Ph: (02) 9635-4844
Website: www.mariestopes.com.au

Counselling services: no counselling provided. Information re how procedure is done and risks and complications provided by nursing staff.

Medical services: terminations from 5 to 20 weeks of pregnancy; can do pregnancy tests on drop-in basis but phone first; can do length of pregnancy ultrasounds on drop-in basis but phone first;
terminations provided with local anaesthetic and intravenous sedation; terminations provided by suction curettage and manual vacuum aspiration. Have both specialist and GP’s providing services – if want to see a gyanecologist need a doctor’s letter of referral.

Contraceptive services:
provide information and advice re all methods of contraception; provide insertion and removal of IUD’s and Implanon; provide Depo Provera injections; provide scripts for contraceptive pill; provide advice and script for morning after pill.

Fees:
reduced fees for Health Care Card holders, pensioners and students; up to 12 weeks pregnant and Australian resident with Medicare card fees range from $180 to $230; (if up to 12 weeks pregnant and not an Australian resident and no Medicare card – fees will be higher – phone clinic for details); if over 12 weeks pregnant and an Australian resident with Medicare card fees range from $250 to $1,500 (depends on number of weeks pregnant – phone clinic to clarify exact price).

Other:
provides vasectomies under local anaesthetic or intravenous sedation or with general anaesthetic. An after hours phone service is available.

Xmas-New Year:
open Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th December 2003; open for appointment-making only on Wednesday 31st December; closed 1st January 2004 and reopen for operations from and including Friday 2nd January 2004. The 1800 003 707 freecall will be open over the whole xmas-new year period for appointment making in all three Sydney clinics.


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Macquarie Fields Women’s Clinic
3 Dale Lane (off Saywell Road)
Macquarie Fields NSW 2564
Ph: 9605-2247
Fax: 9605-2350
Website: www.mfwc.com.au (not up and running yet but will be in the New Year)

Counselling services: counselling/information provided by counsellors on day of operation and cost of this included in below fees.

Medical services: terminations to 18 weeks of pregnancy under Local Anaesthetic and intravenous sedation using suction curettage method; can do pregnancy test on drop-in basis but phone first; can do ultrasound for length of pregnancy – but phone first.
Contraceptive services: provides information and advice re all methods of contraception; provides insertion and removal of IUD’s and Implanon; provides Depo Provera injections; provides information re morning after pill;
Fees: provides reduced fees for Health Care Card holders, pensioners and students; fees range from $130 to $150 if up to 12 weeks pregnant and have a Medicare card; if over 12 weeks pregnant phone clinic for prices.
Other: provides women’s health checks such as pap smears; also provides vasectomy. An after hours phone service is available.
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For Xmas-New Year 2003-2004: Macquarie Fields Women’s Clinic is closed from Thurs 25th December 2003 to Friday 2nd January 2004 inclusive – however, phones open all days in this closure period for appointment making.


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Southern Suburbs

Gynaecology Centres Australia
Hurstville NSW 2220
Rooms not yet open (@ 17-12-03) but call other branches of Gynaecology Centres Australia for details when it will be open.


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Rural and regional

Hunter – Newcastle

Gynaecology Centres Australia
Suite 9, 24 Brown Road
Broadmeadow NSW 2292
Ph: 4962-4999

Counselling services: their pamphlet states that ‘if you are sure of your decision, phone for an appointment’; if you are ‘finding the decision difficult, come just to talk about the procedure and your options’ – this service is provided by trained nursing staff and female doctors.
Medical services: terminations to 12 weeks of pregnancy using suction curettage method and with local anaesthetic or intravenous sedation.
Contraceptive services: provide information and advice re all methods of contraception; provide insertions and removal of IUD’s and Implanon; provide injections of Depo Provera; provide information re morning after pill; provide scripts for contraceptive pill.
Fees: their pamphlet indicates the fee is $200 cash.
Other: can accommodate a request for an all-female team but check at appointment making time as days limited. An after hours phone service is available.

Xmas-New Year: open Monday 29th December 2003 and then working Mondays and Thursdays in 2004.


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Planned Parenthood Australia – Newcastle
Also known as Lambton Day Surgery
PH: (02) 4957-5669

Due to lack of time we were not able to speak with this clinic in preparing this list. Their recorded message indicates that they are closed xmas to new year and reopen 8 am on Monday 5th January 2004. We will update their information in the new year.


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Central Coast – Gosford
Gynaecology Centres Australia - Gosford
295 Mann Street
Gosford NSW 2250
Ph: 4324-5176

Counselling services: their pamphlet states that ‘if you are sure of your decision, phone for an appointment’; if you are ‘finding the decision difficult, come just to talk about the procedure and your options’ – this service is provided by trained nursing staff and female doctors.

Medical services: terminations to 12 weeks of pregnancy using suction curettage method and with local anaesthetic or intravenous sedation.

Contraceptive services: provide information and advice re all methods of contraception; provide insertions and removal of IUD’s and Implanon; provide injections of Depo Provera; provide information re morning after pill; provide scripts for contraceptive pill.

Fees: their pamphlet indicates the fee is $200 cash and that Medicare refunds about $30 in most cases.

Other: can accommodate a request for an all-female team but check at appointment making time as days limited. An after hours phone service is available.

Xmas-New Year: open Tuesday 30th December 2003 and then working Tuesdays and Wednesdays in 2004.


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North Coast – Tweed Heads

Dr Aru Chetty

Due to lack of time to check contact details for this clinic we suggest that you phone the Lismore and District Women’s Health Centre for information regarding this and Brisbane clinics – their phone number is: (02) 6621-9800. Whilst we have not been able to check details, we understand that Lismore and District Women’s Health Centre is closed xmas to new year and will reopen on Monday 5th January 2004.
You can also phone the Queensland agency, Children by Choice at 237 Lutwyche Road Windsor Qld 2005 for details of Brisbane abortion clinics – their phone number is (07) 3357-5570. Please note, Children by Choice are closed xmas to new year and reopen Monday 5th January 2004.


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Southern NSW


Albury-Wodonga- Fertility Control Clinic
The Melbourne clinic, Fertility Control Clinic, operates every Tuesday in Albury/Wodonga
Ph: (02) 6021-0077 to make an appointment.

Counselling services: counselling/information is provided by the operating doctor (who is generally a female doctor); the cost of this is included in the fees quoted below.

Medical services: terminations of pregnancy from 6 to 12 and a half weeks of pregnancy; provided under general anaesthetic or local anaesthetic and by suction curettage method.

Contraceptive services:
provide information and advice re all methods of contraception; provide insertions and removal of IUD’s and Implanon; provide injections of Depo Provera; provide info and advice re morning after pill and contraceptive pill.

Fees:
there is a flat fee of $300 (no reduced fee for Health Care Card holders – but if money is tight discuss your situation with the clinic – no guarantee that a request for a reduced fee will be accepted but it is worth a try).

Xmas-New Year:
operating from and including Tuesday 6th January 2004.


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Illawarra

Gynaecology Centres Australia – Wollongong

Level3, Cnr Keira and Market Street
166 Keira Street
Wollongong NSW 2500
PH: 4227-4100
Fax: 4322-9124

Counselling services: their pamphlet states that ‘if you are sure of your decision, phone for an appointment’; if you are ‘finding the decision difficult, come just to talk about the procedure and your options’ – this service is provided by trained nursing staff and female doctors.
Medical services: terminations to 12 weeks of pregnancy using suction curettage method and with local anaesthetic or intravenous sedation.

Contraceptive services: provide information and advice re all methods of contraception; provide insertions and removal of IUD’s and Implanon; provide injections of Depo Provera; provide information re morning after pill; provide scripts for contraceptive pill.

Fees: their pamphlet indicates the fee is $200 cash.
Other: can accommodate a request for an all-female team but check at appointment making time as days limited. An after hours phone service is available.

Xmas-New Year:
closed xmas to new year, then working Tuesdays and Fridays in 2004.


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Queanbeyan

Gynaecology Centres Australia – Queanbeyan
First Floor Morisset House
7 Morisset Street
Queanbeyan 2620
Ph: (02) 6299-5559

Counselling services: their pamphlet states that ‘if you are sure of your decision, phone for an appointment’; if you are ‘finding the decision difficult, come just to talk about the procedure and your options’ – this service is provided by trained nursing staff and female doctors.

Medical services: terminations to 12 weeks of pregnancy using suction curettage method and with local anaesthetic or intravenous sedation.

Contraceptive services: provide information and advice re all methods of contraception; provide insertions and removal of IUD’s and Implanon; provide injections of Depo Provera; provide information re morning after pill; provide scripts for contraceptive pill.

Fees: their pamphlet indicates the fee is $250 cash and Medicare refunds about $30 in most cases.
Other: can accommodate a request for an all-female team but check at appointment making time as days limited. Provide 24 hour advice.

Xmas-New Year: open Monday 23rd December 2003 and then Thursdays and Saturdays in 2004.


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We are aware that there may be other doctors around the state of NSW occasionally performing abortions. We believe that it is important that abortion providing doctors see themselves as part of a fraternity of doctors who are providing an important service to women. Providing abortions in a safe and affordable setting is an honourable profession.

The Bessie Smyth Foundation believes that to ensure standards are maintained within abortion clinics in relation to medical services, counselling services, infection control and other services, it is desirable for an abortion providing doctor to be either a member of the Abortion Providers Federation of Australasia or to at least attend and participate in their bi-annual conferences.

Involvement in the Abortion Providers Federation of Australasia exposes an abortion providing doctor to debate and discussion about new methodology; to update workshops about new methods of contraception, anaesthesia and abortion methodology and other information. We also believe that it is important that an abortion providing service maintains membership of accrediting bodies such as the National Association of Testing Authorities, the Infection Control Association, the AMA Council for Infection Control and other standards organizations. We will obtain this information from providers as we update this information in February 2004.

Compiled by Margaret Kirkby, Coordinator, The Bessie Smyth Foundation, in December 2003.



Disclaimer: every effort has been made to have this information as correct and up-to-date as possible, however, no responsibility can be accepted if you rely on this information. We provide this as a guide of information current at the time of collation, however, it needs to be born in mind that things can change in a clinic quickly if a doctor resigns or counsellors move on. Use this information as a guide only and make further inquiries to confirm the accuracy of the above information for the purposes of making an appointment.

We welcome feedback about the usefulness of this information and whether there is other information you feel would be appropriate for you to utilize when trying to decide which clinic to attend. If you are a worker in an agency such as a social worker in a hospital, please let us know whether this information has been useful for you when referring a client to a termination of pregnancy service.

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