New contraception charges at INP Medical Centre Nelson from April 1st

By Leza Barnes, Pūkenga Manaaki mo te Tamariki Ora (Navigator - WellChild/Tamariki Ora)

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If you are under 22 years old:

Standard consultations for female and males are free. This include:

  • STD checks

  • Smear

  • Contraception

  • Repeat contraception

  • Treatment for partner

  • Script charges

These appointments are usually 15 minutes however if it takes up to 30 minutes, it will remain as free.

Copper IUD is free. This includes:

  • 15 minutes pre-check

  • 30 minutes fitting

  • 15 minutes post-check

Jadelle insertion, removal or both are free. There is equipment charge of $10 - $15.

If you are 22 years old & over without current community services card:

Charges apply for all services

If you are 22 years old & over plus have current community services card:

  • All standard consultations up to 30-minutes are $5.

  • Copper IUD (up to 45 years old) $5 charge for pre-check. Then insertion and post checks are free.

  • Jadelle (up to 45 years old) $5 charge for pre-check. Then insertion and removal is free.

If you are 45 years and under plus Māori or pasifika plus  have current community services card:

  • All standard consultations up to 30 minutes are $5.

  • Copper IUD $5 charge for pre-check. Then insertion and post checks are free.

  • Jadelle $5 charge for pre-check. Then insertion and removal are free.

If you require a Mirena (alternative IUD device) there is a charge of $350. If financial hardship is a barrier, please contact Leza Barnes of Te Piki Oranga on 0274 144 946 to discuss options.

For all other queries, please contact INP Medical Clinic on (03) 546 8155 or visit the friendly kaimahi at 18 Nile Street, Nelson.