Sexual Health Services in Bournemouth Dorset

A338 Traffic Notice

Due to the problems we are all having leaving the hospital site due to the a338 roadworks, the department of sexual health will be closed from 4pm on Fridays from September 25th. We will make further SDS slots for patients to be seen available on other days.

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Hospital rebrands GU Medicine department

The Royal Bournemouth Hospital’s Department of Genito-urinary Medicine has become the Department of Sexual Health.

Appointments available daily:

Phone us Monday- Friday between 815-5pm to book.

01202 704644, option 1

Same day HIV testing clinic

This has stayed where it is! Wednesday morning, 8-9 am for the blood test and chat and 4-5 pm for the result.


New later slots

If you would like one of the new later slots please add ‘after’ and the time you would like to be seen to your text message.

For example: BMTHF after 2pm or BMTHM after 5pm; please be aware this restricts the number of slots that will be available to you.


For female clinic text BMTHF to 07537 404253
Or for male clinic text BMTHM to 07537 404253

SDS times

The same day service will now run on:

  • Monday 1.30pm - 7.30pm
  • (Text line opens at 9am)
  • Tuesday 1.30pm - 7.30pm
  • (Text line opens at 9am)
  • Wednesday 1.30pm - 7.30pm
  • (Text line opens at 9am)
  • Thursday 1.30pm - 7.30pm
  • (Text line opens at 9am)
  • Friday 9am - 4.30pm
  • (Text line opens at 7pm the day before)