Health Practitioner Resource Hub for Abortion & Contraception Care

This Hub is a selection of key resources, tools and materials to support clinicians working in the domain of abortion and contraception care. It contains links and downloads to over 100 free resources and is grouped in helpful categories.

Abortion Service and Clinical Care Information

This section provides information for practitioners wanting to establish a medical abortion service and clinical care resources.

Specific Population Groups

This section provides information to assist in providing care for patients from all backgrounds, genders, ages and beliefs.

Policy, Research and Data

This section provides links to published papers, data and articles relating to sexual and reproductive health.

  • Acknowledgements

    CERSH would like to acknowledge those who have given permission to share resources and have provided valuable advice and support in the creation of this hub: The Royal Women’s Hospital, Gateway HealthChildren by Choice, 1800 My Options, Members of the Advisory Committee for the Victorian Rural Clinical Network for Unintended Pregnancy and Abortion. The members of the Advisory Committee in 2018 were: Dr Paddy Moore (The Royal Women’s Hospital), Cath Hannon (The Royal Women’s Hospital), Dr Catherine Orr (Gateway Health), Lauren Coelli (Gateway Health), Andrea Davidson (Gateway Health), Mary-Anne Richardson (Bendigo Community Health Services), Dr Poornima Amaranarayana (Bendigo Community Health Services), Dr Christine Armstrong (Bendigo Community Health Services), Dr Mark Farrugia (GP General Practice & Family Planning), Simone O’Brien (Bendigo Health), Dr Ian Pettigrew (Monash Medical School Mildura), Kylie Stephens (Centre for Excellence in Rural Sexual Health) and Nina Hakamies (Centre for Excellence in Rural Sexual Health).

  • Disclaimer

    The information provided in this Resource Hub is for general information purposes only and intended for dissemination of health information for the benefit of health practitioners working in the domain of unintended pregnancy and abortion. To the best of our knowledge, the information contained herein is accurate and reliable as of the date of publication. While CERSH has taken care to ensure the accuracy of the material contained on this website, the information is not intended to substitute independent professional advice on a particular matter.

    CERSH does not assume any liability whatsoever for the accuracy, completeness, and suitability of the information provided, including any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of the resources on this website. Links to other websites are provided for the convenience of users only and do not represent any endorsement by CERSH of any information offered by the owner of such websites. Views or recommendations provided in linked sites do not automatically reflect those of CERSH.

  • Note on Language

    Much of the information and language on this Hub refers to ‘women’ and ‘patients’. Many of the resources are relevant also to other groups, such as partners and the LGBTQI+ community.

To suggest content for inclusion, or if you notice an existing resource that needs updating please contact us.