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We understand all our patients are different and that people need and expect a high and consistent standard of care, especially when it comes to their sexual and reproductive health.
Providing timely, supportive, non-judgemental care, as safely as possible, is what we stand for. It is something for which we have received recognition, from Australia’s leading healthcare assessment and accreditation provider, the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS).
Accreditation requires us to adhere to strict standards, processes and to monitor our clinical outcomes closely. As evidence of our commitment, we were recently awarded 7 Met With Merit Awards for demonstrating a high level of quality (above minimum requirements for achieving accreditation), meaning a culture of safety, evaluation and improvement was evidenced throughout our organisation.
In addition to our focus on exceeding healthcare standards, we believe in a supported patient journey and our model of care reflects this. As such, our prices include:
- access to interpreters and decision based counselling;
- 24-hour nurse on call aftercare service;
- all pre-care and post medical abortion follow ups;
- secondary medical and surgical options in the event of a medical abortion being unsuccessful;
- and all required ultrasounds and pathology (including STI screenings) for in-clinic patients.
Marie Stopes Australia is a non profit private healthcare provider. Our national network includes medical clinics and centres, as well as accredited day surgeries.
Some of the factors that influence the cost of services are:
- Which clinic you choose to attend
- Type of sedation chosen
- What kind of contraception you choose
- Whether you have private health insurance and what your policy covers
Most of our day surgeries are licensed for the purposes of private health claiming. Please check our clinic locations page to find out which of our clinics are licensed for this purpose.
If you are experiencing financial hardship, you may be eligible for funding from Marie Stopes Australia through our community partners.
Alternatively, you may be able to apply for a safe, fair and affordable loan under a No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) to cover the cost of your procedure.
The maximum loan you can apply for is $1500, or $2000.
NILS can be used for:
- Termination of pregnancy between 5-23 weeks
When a women or girl can control her fertility, she has the power to control her future – improving the lives of her family and her community. Marie Stopes International transforms the lives of women and girls by providing them with the reproductive choices they want, where they are needed most.
A patient’s experience with us is about more than the services we provide. We work on improving our services as well as improving the world in which our patients live.
We believe in effective, creative and active advocacy, so all Australians can take control of their sexual and reproductive health.
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