Out-of-Province Abortion Services

Provided by: Health PEI

Service Description

Provides surgical abortion services for women who prefer to access care off-Island instead of through the Women's Wellness Program and Sexual Health Services. Health PEI has arrangements with The Moncton Hospital in Moncton, NB and the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Halifax, NS, to provide this service.


Must have a valid PEI Health Card * For Moncton Hospital, must be no more than 14 weeks pregnant * For QEII in Halifax, must be no more than 16 weeks pregnant
Yes * Must be able to pay cost of travel and accommodations* Travel subsidies may be available through Health PEI's Travel Support Programs
How to Access:
Moncton: Self-referral * If considering this option, contact hospital using toll free number as soon as possibleHalifax: Must be referred by a PEI physician * If considering this option, seek a physician referral as soon as possible * If having difficulty obtaining a referral, contact the Nova Scotia Women's Choice Clinic at the QEII for assistance
Documents Required:
For services at QEII in Halifax, referral must be submitted to PEI's Out-of-Province Coordinator * Referrals will be approved within 48 hours of submission
Program Hours:
By appointment
Program Phone Numbers:
  • General Inquiries
    PEI Out-of-Province Coordinator
  • The Moncton Hospital
    To book an appointment in Moncton
  • QEII Hospital Halifax
    To receive help obtaining a referral from a PEI doctor
  • Toll-Free Number
    Within PEI - for support and information
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island

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