Welcome to
Willow Clinic

2023/2024

We are currently seeing patients for Medication Abortion, IUD insertion,
Contraceptive implants (Nexplanon) insertions and removals, Emergency Contraception,
IUD removals, Vasectomies and other consultations.

We DO NOT see walk in patients. If you need an appointment please fill out one of our online booking forms or call directly to book.

We charge 30.00 – 50.00 (depending on the type of appointment) for cancellation without 24 hrs notice or non-attendance of appointments.

MEDICATION ABORTIONS
You will be booked for an in clinic ultrasound/counselling appointment.
Follow up appointments will be done in clinic or virtually.
Please fill out our abortion booking form on our appointments page.
(We will call you the same/next business day)
or call us directly @ 604-709-5611 to schedule
Please read our medication abortion page.

November 2023 – We are currently booking around 1 week away

ABORTIONS AT A DISTANCE
(more than 3 hours drive from the clinic)
You will have a pre-assessment virtually with one of our physicians and then be
booked for an ultrasound or other tests in your community as needed.
Please fill out our abortion booking form on our appointments page
(We will call you the same/next business day)
or call us directly @ 604-709-5611 to schedule
November 2023 – We are currently booking around 1 week away.

IUD INSERTIONS
May require a pre-assessment virtual visit with our physician
prior to the insertion appointment.

Due to our high volume of web forms we have had to temporarily closed our online booking form.

Please call us directly at 604-709-5611 to book.
We are currently booking 8 – 10 weeks away.

NEXPLANON CONTRACEPTIVE IMPLANTS
May require a pre-assessment virtual visit with our physician prior to the insertion appointment.
Due to our high volume of web forms we have had to temporarily closed our online booking form.

Please call us directly @ 604-709-5611 to schedule. 
We are currently booking 8 – 10 weeks away.

PAP TESTS – cervical screening for Cancer

  CERVIX SELF SCREENING IS NOW AVAILABLE. 

Order a kit online (screeningbc.ca/cervix) or by phone (1-877-702-6566)

WILLOW CLINIC IS NOT OFFERING APPOINTMENTS FOR ROUTINE PAP SCREENING

PLEASE GO TO  http://www.bccancer.bc.ca/screening/cervix/clinic-locator

             TO FIND A CLINIC NEAR YOU                   

VASECTOMY
NO NEEDLE, NO SCALPEL VASECTOMY
COVERED BY BC MSP – NO COST TO PATIENT

November 2023

We are now booking 3 – 4 months away for a Vasectomy 

YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE YOUR PHYSICIAN FAX US A REFERRAL TO 604-873-8304. ONCE WE HAVE THE REFFERAL WE WILL EMAIL YOU WITH THE PASSWORD TO FILL OUT THE BOOKING FORM ON OUR VASECTOMY PAGE.  ONCE WE HAVE THE BOOKING FORM AND THE REFERRAL FROM YOUR DOCTOR WE WILL CONTACT YOU TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT. 
Referral Required

We are currently booking vasectomy referrals.

Due to the high volume of forms that we receive it may take 3 – 4 months for us to contact you to book your procedure. 

                                    Assessment Appointment – no show or no 24 hours notice of cancellation = 50.00

Procedure Appointment – no show, no 48 hours notice of cancellation or arriving unprepare for the appointment = 200.00

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TEXT OR EMAIL APPOINTMENT REMINDERS

WILLOW CLINIC is using Mika by Mikata Health to make it easier and faster for you to get the

care you need. Mika is a virtual patient assistant that helps you manage appointments and complete tasks related to your

care, such as preps, forms, and surveys securely online from your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

WILLOW CLINIC has configured Mika to send you relevant information and tasks at specific times before and/or after

your appointment. There’s no app to download or login to. Mika will simply send you a text or email with a link to your

“Appointment Hub.” Click the link to go to your Appointment Hub where you can view information and complete tasks assigned to you.

From time to time, Mika may ask you to input your personal healthcare number or other details to verify your identity before sharing sensitive information with you.

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COVID-19 SAFETY PLAN

No friends or family members of patients will be allowed in the clinic unless needed to help translate.

  (for our complete COVID-19 SAFETY PLAN PLEASE CLICK HERE)

At Willow Clinic, we offer a range of services including medication abortions with Mifegymiso, IUD insertion, emergency contraception, contraception implant insertion and removal, IUD removals, diaphragm fittings, endometrial biopsies and medical completion of miscarriage (spontaneous abortions). We are an inclusive clinic and our services are available to patients of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

We do not provide surgical abortions and if it has been more than 10 weeks from the first day of your last period, you will need to contact one of the surgical clinics in the area ( See our “Resources” page ).

HAVING  A  MEDICATION ABORTION?

Researchers with myPostCare would like to hear from you! Help us create resources to support people after medication abortion. Find out more here:  https://mypostcare.ca/our-medication-abortion-study/

 

Abortions

If you are interested in having a medication abortion, please view our Abortion page on this website before calling our office to book an appointment.

Birth Control

Contraception devices come in a variety of types, such as IUDs, Cervical barriers - diaphragms, and contraceptive implants such as Nexplanon...

Vasectomy

If you are interested in having a vasectomy please view our vasectomy page and have your physician send us a referral.

IUD Information for Clinicians

IUD insertion information and resources for clinicians can be found here

Trans Men

Transgender men that have a
uterus and ovaries will find more information here.

Appointments

Book appointments for abortion and IUD/Implant consultations. Complete the appropriate form here.

Resources

Find useful information on a variety of health subjects and explore web links.

Dr. Ellen Wiebe