EMA resources and support
Support and resources are available for providers of EMA.
The Royal Women's Hospital
The Women’s is an established provider of abortion and contraception services and provides training and information to practitioners in the primary and secondary care sectors.
The Sexual & Reproductive Health Clinical Champion Network at the Women’s provides clinical leadership for abortion and contraception care, including:
- Practical Implanon NXT training
- IUCD procedural training (by application, please contact us)
- Policies, guidelines and procedures (PGP) on abortion and LARC care
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Centre for Excellence in Rural and Sexual Health
The vision of CERSH is that all rural Victorians have access to quality sexual health care, information and support that is tailored to their individual needs.
The CERSH Health Practitioner Resource Hub for Abortion & Contraception Care offers a selection of key resources, tools and materials to support clinicians working in the domain of abortion and contraception care.
Clinicians can also undertake free and accredited online learning, join the Victorian Clinical Network for Abortion and Contraception Care and sign-up for newsletters.
1800 My Options
1800 My Options is a statewide, independent information and phone service that provides a database of abortion, options counselling, contraception and other sexual health service providers. Services may be listed publicly or privately. To register your service or to find a service that matches the needs of a woman or pregnant person in your care, contact 1800 696 784 or visit the 1800 My Options website.
Family Planning Victoria
Family Planning Victoria aims to strengthen the primary care and community-based service system to deliver reproductive and sexual health services and support people to make decisions about their reproductive and sexual health and wellbeing.
Family Planning Victoria offers resources for clinicians who are establishing a medication abortion service in their own practice environments and a range of certificate and non-certificate courses for professionals, including education in medical abortion and long acting reversible contraception (LARC) care.
Children by Choice
Children by Choice is a Queensland-based advocacy, counselling and education organisation. They provide information and resources for health professionals who support women experiencing an unplanned pregnancy.
Australian Contraception and Abortion Primary Care Practitioner Support Network (AusCAPPS)
AusCAPPS is a private online community for primary health care providers who are interested in increasing women's access to long acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) and medical abortion.
Connect with GPs, pharmacists and nurses around Australia who also provide LARC and medical abortion services, access training and education opportunities, guidelines, referral forms and patient handouts, and ask questions of the network.
A person who is currently pregnant or who has been pregnant in the preceding 12 months, and who is concerned about that pregnancy, may claim Medicare benefits for up to three non-directive pregnancy support counselling services. Services are provided by eligible GPs, and allied health professionals on referral from a GP. Find out more
Useful information resources for women having EMA
- The Women's – Unplanned pregnancy
- Better Health Channel – Abortion procedures: medication
- Better Health Channel – Abortion information translated into community languages
- Family Planning Victoria – Medical Abortion (Abortion Pill)
- 1800 My Options – Abortion health information