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I have symptoms

If you have symptoms (see below) we would prefer to see you at our Central Health Clinic.

We have more tests and treatments available at the Central Health Clinic to help patients with symptoms.

Symptoms that might suggest you have an infection include:



Change in discharge from the vagina

Pain passing urine

Itches, rashes, lumps or blisters around the genitals or anus

Pain and/or bleeding during sex

Bleeding between periods

Bleeding after sex

Pain in your lower tummy

 Discharge from the penis or bum

Pain passing urine

Itches, rashes, lumps or blisters around the genitals or anus

Pain in the testicles


If you have symptoms you need to come to the Central Health Clinic for a doctor or nurse to assess you. We can do extra tests at the Clinic to try and identify your problem on the day.

We have walk-in, text, and booked appointments available

Bristol Sexual Health Centre (Central Health Clinic)

Tower Hill, Avon, Bristol BS2 0JD


Walk-in times:

Monday: 9am to 4pm, Tuesday: 9am to 4pm, Wednesday: 9am to 12 midday, Thursday: 9am to 4pm, 

Friday: 9am to 12midday.

Doors open at 8am.

Saturday: 9am to 12 midday (reduced service) Doors open at 8.45am.


You don't need an appointment and can attend the clinic during our opening hours. We operate a slot system so you may be asked to return later in the day.  There are a limited number of slots available each day so we advise you to come in early.  The walk-in will close when all the slots have been allocated so this may be earlier than 4pm on busy days. 

Text slots

  • Text BOOKAM (morning slot) or BOOK PM (afternoon slot) to 07950080337
  • Booking a "text slot" lets you book a slot at the next (working) day's clinic.
  • Appointments will be available to book from 5pm the day before and until 8am on the day of the booking-in slot.
  • Appointments are limited - so you may get a text to say that no appointments are left for that day. However, you are welcome to come along to the walk-in, but we cannot guarantee that you will be seen.
  • You will receive a confirmation text showing you the time of your appointment. If you are happy with the time offered there is no need to reply to our text.
  • If you need to cancel your slot, text CANCEL to 07950080337
  • Texts are charged by your phone supplier at your current mobile text rate


Please call our Central Booking Line 0117 3426900 and say you need an appointment at the Central Health Clinic.

Getting to the Central Health Clinic

On foot:

We are a short walk from Castle Park and Cabot Circus.


There is limited parking (with parking charges) available at the front of, and around, the Central Health Clinic.

Public Transport:

The city centre is served by a number of bus routes.

See SouthWest Travel Line Journey Planner

If you are a male visiting the clinic watch this video:


If you are a female visiting the clinic watch this video: