Early Pregnancy Assessment Service

The Early Pregnancy Assessment Service provides non acute care for women who have pain and/or bleeding in the first 13 weeks six days of pregnancy.

An EPAS assessment involves diagnostic tests, ultrasound scanning, counselling and management planning in one coordinated service. Some women will require more than one visit before a diagnosis is made. If medical/surgical management is required, it is arranged for a subsequent date.


  • Early pregnancy ultrasound
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Ultrasound scanning
  • Counselling
  • Management-planning

Clinical inclusion

  • Those with pain or bleeding in early pregnancy who are clinically stable up to and including 13+6 weeks only

Clinical exclusion

  • Women who are clinically unstable and require emergency review
  • Women >13+6


Monday to Friday 9:00am to 11:00am (Parkville).


A GP referral is preferred. Please complete and fax the Fast Fax Referral form. 

Urgent referral

Please call receiving gynaecology registrar. 


EPAS staff will contact the patient directly.

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