Department Of Sexual Health: Dorset County Hospital

At the Department of Sexual Health, we provide a confidential, open access, sexual health service. Services include advice, sexual health screening and treatment, contraception, psychosexual counselling and 1:1 interventions with a health psychologist. We work closely with other agencies to provide care for vulnerable young people, to reduce the risks of sexual exploitation, unplanned pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infections. We have a clinic based in Weymouth but also in Dorchester, Blandford and Bournemouth.

Contact

Telephone
01305 762682
Fax: 01305 762695
Email
sexualhealthinfo@dchft.nhs.uk
Website
Department Of Sexual Health

Venue

Venue address
Weymouth Community Hospital Melcombe Avenue
Weymouth
Dorset
Postcode
DT4 7TB
Locality
Weymouth & Portland

Service Details

Additional Information

Although our service is available for 13 years old and above, under some circumstances we will see children under 13. Our clinics are based at the Park Centre for Sexual Health in Weymouth, Blandford Community Hospital, Bridport Health Centre and Over the Rainbow in Bournemouth. All of our clinics are open access to anyone including non-residents of Dorset. Please see website for list of clinic opening times.

Referral information

Professional and self-referral.

Age Range Details
13 years old and above.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible
Fully wheelchair accessible.
Parking availability information
Parking nearby in Hospital Car Park.
Toilet facility information
Accessible toilets.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Local Offer

Support for children and young people with SEN and disabilities

The Park Centre for Sexual Health supports children and young people with SEND by having a flexible and experienced team who are able to support the varied needs of our clients. Our services are adaptable to meet special requirements whether that is the timings or location of our clinics and we are able to support families and carers in meeting the needs of patients with SEND. In contacting our department on 01305 762681/2 you will be signposted to a Health Advisor who will agree a specified pathway in which the young person's needs will be met.

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Address: Weymouth Community Hospital  Melcombe Avenue  Weymouth  Dorset

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