Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital

The Department of Sexual Health (DoSH) at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital is responsible for the provision of specialist sexual health services for the residents of Bournemouth, Poole and the surrounding region.

Services provided at Bournemouth Hospital

  • We welcome patients aged from 13 to 113
  • Open Access, self-referral service
  • Online and SMS (“text”) booking available for same day service
  • Free testing and treatment for Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Same-day HIV Testing Service
  • Vaccinations for Hepatitis A and B
  • HPV vaccination for eligible patients
  • Emergency hormonal contraception
  • Free condom provision
  • Pregnancy testing and advice
  • Follow up and testing after sexual assault
  • Management of HIV
  • PReP – advice and monitoring; trial centre (from April 2018 - limited number, eligibility criteria apply)
  • PEPSE – assessment, provision and follow up
  • Consultant Led Referral Clinics for Complex Genito-Urinary Conditions

How to access our services

For the Same Day Service:

  • Go to our website
  • or text the following number 07537 404253 with: BMTHM for male clinic slot, BMTHF for female clinic slot and then follow the instructions.

For Appointments:

  • Call us at 01202 704644, option 1

When you arrive at the clinic, if you haven't been before or your details have altered since your last visit, will be asked to fill in a registration form. You may want to complete this at home before you come in and bring in with you. Don't worry if there are sections you don't understand, ask the reception staff when you attend

Where and when are the clinics held?

Visit our clinic page to find your local clinic.