The Central Health Clinic

The Central Health Clinic is a community health clinic which houses the following specialist services:

  • Bristol Sexual Health Centre
  • Pregnancy Advisory service
  • The Bridge ( Sexual assault referral centre)
  • Pain clinic
  • Avon Breast Screening services

The Central Health Clinic in Tower Hill opened on 9 July 1937 under the control of the City of Bristol Department of Health. It was opened by Sir Edward Farquhar Buzzard, a prominent British physician. The building was designed by the Architect: Charles FW Dening, FRIBA – a past president of Bristol Society of Architects and won awards for execution of its intricate brickwork on the exterior facades. It is also notable for the large amounts of terrazzo marble used around doorways and staircase

When it opened the building hosted an array of different clinics – including the Marriage Clinic ; Maternity and Child Welfare – incl Ante-natal clinic; the Artificial Sunlight Department ; Tuberculosis service and Chest Clinic;. It also housed dental units as well as more specialist medical services (ear, nose, throat; eyes; rheumatic heart condition and artificial pneumothorax)

Ways to help:

  • Donate today or give regularly by Direct Debit
  • Remember the Central Health Clinic in your Will
  • Take part in a fundraising event - or organise your own
  • Support us at work