Sexual Health

We provide contraceptive and sexual health services for people of all ages across Dorset.

Our specialist doctors, nurses and healthcare advisors can supply free methods of contraception, as well as confidential advice, information and support covering a wide range of issues. These include:

  • family planning and contraception options
  • pregnancy testing
  • medical terminations
  • smear tests
  • testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Syphilis and HIV
  • psychosexual support
  • management of pelvic pain, genital problems and other conditions
  • follow-up and testing after sexual assault.

We also offer targeted support for young people, and for women working in the sex industry (through the Dorset Working Women’s Project).

Services are delivered in a number of clinics around the county, and we work in partnership with Dorset County Hospital and the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital.

As long as you are able to attend a clinic, you can contact us directly for an appointment. We also take referrals from GPs, consultants and other health and social care professionals.

More details are available on the Sexual Health Dorset website.

Where to access the service:

Locations

Contraceptive & Sexual Health (Poole - Canford Heath Health Clinic)

0300 303 1948
N/A
Culliford Crescent,
Canford Health,
Poole,
BH17 9DW

View Map


WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: Monday 17:00 -19:30


Contraceptive & Sexual Health Clinic (Blandford - Blandford Community Hospital)

0300 303 1948
N/A
Milldown Road,
Blandford,
DT11 7DD

View Map

WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: Tuesday 09:30 - 16:15 (Appointments only)


Contraceptive & Sexual Health Clinic (Bournemouth - Bournemouth University (Under 25s))

0300 303 1948
N/A
Talbot Campus,
Fern Barrow,
Bournemouth,
BH12 5BB

View Map


WiFi: Yes

Parking: No

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: Tuesday from 10:15 to 14:30 (Appointments only)

UNDER 25s ONLY - Contraceptive & Sexual Health Service included Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Pregnancy Testing, Condoms, Chlamydia Screening, Advice & Information

Contraceptive & Sexual Health Clinic (Bournemouth - Pelhams Clinic)

0300 303 1948
N/A
Kinson Community Centre,
Millhams Road,
Bournemouth,
BH10 7LH

View Map

WiFi: No

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: Wednesday 17:00-19:30


Contraceptive & Sexual Health Clinic (Bournemouth - Sussed Youth Advisory Centre (under 25s))

0300 303 1948
N/A
1442A Wimborne Road,
BH10 7AS

View Map


WiFi: No

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: UNDER 25s ONLY Monday 16:00-20:00

UNDER 25s Only: Contraceptive & Sexual Health Service including Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Pregnancy Testing, Condoms, Chlamydia Screening, Advice & Information

Contraceptive & Sexual Health Clinic (Bournemouth - The Junction (Under 25s))

0300 303 1948
N/A
235 Holdenhurst Road,
Bournemouth,
BH8 8DD

View Map


WiFi: No

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours:

Monday to Friday Walk In 15:30 - 16:30,

Monday to Friday Appointments 16:30 - 18:00,

Saturday Appointments 11:00-12:00

Satruday Walk In 12:00-13:00


Contraceptive & Sexual Health Clinic (Bridport - Bridport Medical Centre)

0300 303 1948
N/A
West Road,
West Allington,
Bridport,
DT6 5BN

View Map

WiFi: No

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: Thursday Appointments 10:30-17:30, Walk In 17:00-17:30

Contraceptive & Sexual Health Clinic (Christchurch - Wessex Health Network, Ladders (Under 25s))

0300 303 1948
N/A
17 Stour Road,
BH23 1PL

View Map


WiFi: No

Parking: No

Disabled Access: No

Open Hours:

Monday Walk in 15:30-16:30 Appointments 16:30-18:00,

Thursday Walk in 15:30-16:30 Appointments 16:30-19:30

UNDER 25s ONLY

Contraceptive & Sexual Health Clinic (Dorchester - Trinity Street)

0300 303 1948
N/A
20 Trinity Street,
Dorchester,
DT1 1UP

View Map


WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours:

Monday 09:00 - 12:00 (appointments only)

Monday 14:00 - 16:30 (walk in for all ages)

Wednesday 14:00 - 19:30 (appointments only)

Wednesday 17:30 - 19:00 (walk in for all ages)

Thursday 09:30 - 11:30 (appointments only)

Friday 09:00 - 12:00 (appointments only)

Saturday 10:30 - 13:00 (appointments only)

Contraceptive & Sexual Health Clinic (Poole - Quay Advice Centre: No.18 (Under25s))

0300 303 1948
N/A
18 Hill Street,
BH15 1NR

View Map


WiFi: No

Parking: No

Disabled Access: No

Open Hours: UNDER 25s ONLY - Tuesday & Wednesday - Walk In 15:30-16:30, Appointments 16:30-18:00

UNDER 25s ONLY - Contraceptive & Sexual Health Services including Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Pregnancy Testing, Condoms, Chlamydia Screening, Advice & Information

Contraceptive & Sexual Health Clinic (Poole NHS Healthcare Centre - located in Boots store)

0300 303 1948
N/A
Store 10,
190-196 High Street,
BH15 1SX

View Map


WiFi: No

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: Saturday (Appointment only) 10:00-16:00

Contraceptive & Sexual Health Services including Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Pregnancy Testing, Condoms, Chlamydia Screening, Advice & Information

Contraceptive & Sexual Health Clinic (Portland - Portland Community Hospital)

0300 303 1948
N/A
Castle Road,
Castle Town,
DT5 1AX

View Map

WiFi: No

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: All Ages - Tuesday from 17:30 to 19:30


Contraceptive & Sexual Health Clinic (Portland - Portland Youth Advisory (Under25s))

0300 303 1948
N/A
Easton Methodist Church,
Easton Square,
Portland,
DT5 1BX

View Map

WiFi: No

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: Under 25s Only - Wednesday 19:00-21:30

Contraceptive & Sexual Health Clinic (Ringwood - St Leonards Hospital)

0300 303 1948
N/A
Ringwood Road,
Saint Leonards,
BH24 2RR

View Map

By appointment only

WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: Monday 09:30-12:00

Contraceptive & Sexual Health Services including Contraception, Emergency Contraception, Pregnancy Testing, Condoms, Chlamydia Screening, Advice & Information

Contraceptive & Sexual Health Clinic (Shaftesbury - Westminster Memorial Hospital)

0300 303 1948
N/A
Westminster Memorial Hospital,
Abbey Walk,
Shaftesbury,
SP7 8BD

View Map


WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: Thursday 17:30-19:30


Contraceptive & Sexual Health Clinic (Sherborne - Yeatman Hospital)

0300 303 1948
N/A
Yeatman Hospital,
Hospital Lane,
DT9 3JU

View Map

WiFi: yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: Monday to Friday from 17:00 to 19:30 (appointments only)


Contraceptive & Sexual Health Clinic (Wareham - Wareham Hospital)

0300 303 1948
N/A
Streche Road,
Wareham,
BH20 4QQ

View Map


WiFi: No

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: Thursday 15:30 - 18:00 (appointments only)


Contraceptive & Sexual Health Clinic (Weymouth - Weymouth Community Hospital)

0300 303 1948
N/A
3 Melcombe Avenue,
Weymouth,
DT4 7TB

View Map


WiFi: No

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: Tuesday 13:00-16:00 (Walk In Only 15:30-16:00)

Early Medical Termination (Bournemouth - The Junction)

01202 646392
N/A
235 Holdenhurst Road,
Bournemouth,
BH8 8DD

View Map

WiFi: No

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: Mondays & Thursdays 08.15 to 11.15

Dorset HealthCare offers a FREE confidential Early Medical Termination Service for all women living in Dorset. You can make an appointment directly or be referred by a health professional.

Psychosexual Medicine (Bournemouth - The Junction)

01202 646913
N/A
235 Holdenhurst Road,
BH8 8DD

View Map

WiFi: No

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: Wednesday 14:00-15:00 & 15:15-18:15, Alternate Thursday 08:30-11:30am

This service provides a variety of therapeutic approaches to enable clients to overcome sexual problems.

Psychosexual Medicine (Poole - Canford Heath Health Clinic)

01202 646913
N/A
Culliford Crescent,
Canford Health,
Poole,
BH17 9DW

View Map


WiFi: Yes

Parking: Yes

Disabled Access: Yes

Open Hours: Wednesday from 08:30am to 12:00pm


Physical Health