Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Update: We're open for a range of services during the Level 4 lockdown. Use the Ask for an Appointment to get a phone appointment with us during this time. 

We will be able to help with: emergency contraception prescriptions, contraceptive pill repeats (and some contraceptive pill starts) and abortion information.

If you are due for your depo provera jab or for your implant to be changed, we will give you a prescription for the pill until we're able to do face-to-face appointments again. 

If you have an appointment booked with us in the next month, we will be in touch with you to reschedule.

Due to infection control requirements we are unable to provide any face-to-face consultations in our clinics during the lockdown.

Schools, principals and teachers: Our Navigating the Journey sexuality education resources are available for just $25 (that's half-price) for the school holidays. Our resource shop is closed for the duration of the lockdown but these e-resources are available for purchase. 

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Ask for an Online or Phone Consultation service launched

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

National News

Are you a teacher, principal, school nurse, youth or community worker? Got a question or issue about sexuality education?

No matter where are you in New Zealand, you can now have a one-on-one online or phone consultation across a wide-range of sexuality education topics with one of our Family Planning health promotion staff.

All you need to do is complete the Ask for an Online or Phone Consultation form on our website.

These consultations are free of charge to teachers, school nurses, youth workers and other community workers who would like support when developing a sexuality education programme, or advice for more effective teaching and learning.

Family Planning Chief Executive Jackie Edmond says the Ask for an Online or Phone Consultation form is another step towards improving accessibility of Family Planning services.

“There are some areas of the country that our health promoters can’t cover, so these online and phone consultations will mean educators will be able to access our expert advice, regardless of where they live”.

Health promoters will be able to advise on a wide variety of issues, ranging from how to develop a sexuality education programme in different educational settings, to how to teach more difficult subjects, such as pleasure, or abortion.

To view a full list of possible topics, or to ask for a free online or phone consultation, see our form here.

Please note, these are not clinical appointments and no medical advice will be given during these consultations.

Family Planning has clinics located throughout New Zealand. Use the clinic finder to find your nearest clinic.

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