Hawkes Bay Hospital - Terrace Cinic
The Terrace Clinic, provides surgical abortion up to 14 weeks of pregnancy and medical abortion up to 9 weeks of pregnancy.
The Terrace Clinic provides a service to women from Dannevirke to Wairoa.
The First Step
To be referred, you can see a GP, or contact the Terrace Clinic. You can also contact Directions Youth Health Centre (free for 10-24 years) by phoning (06) 871 5307; or contact Sexual Health Services Hawkes Bay by phoning (06) 834 1815 ext 4240 or 027 703 7391.
The doctor will talk to you and organise some essential blood and swab tests, offer you a counselling appointment and, if you wish, book you in for an appointment at the Terrace Clinic.
A dedicated counsellor is available to see all women who wish this. Women are usually referred by their referring doctor, but also can be referred by the doctors in The Terrace Clinic
Medical abortion is available up to 9 weeks of pregnancy.
Surgical Termination at the Terrace Clinic
The procedure is done by vacuum aspiration under deep sedation up to 14 weeks of pregnancy. This is free for Hawkes bay residents.
Surgical termination more than 14 weeks pregnant
Follow-up is usually provided by the referring clinician. Complications requiring admission are dealt with by the gynaecology service at Hawke's Bay Hospital. Follow up counselling is available.