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Community Gynaecology


Gynaecology is the medical speciality dealing with health of the female reproductive system.

Whereas previously investigations and treatments had to be carried out in hospital now many of those can be done in a community setting. In Hull and East Yorkshire, GPs initiate investigations and refer on to a specialist service as necessary. These are based within the hospital (Women and Children’s Hospital based at Hull Royal Infirmary or the Women’s Unit based at Castle Hill Hospital) or through community gynaecology based at Conifer.

Women can also directly access information and some investigative treatment through Conifer's community gynaecology service. These include management of pms, period problems, pelvic pain and some urinary problems to name a few.

Further information on specific medical conditions

This section is for women and others interested in their health and care. All information comes from up to date and carefully checked guidance from healthcare professionals some of which is written specifically for the public, others not necessarily so but written in a way that is not too difficult to understand. There is much on the internet on health topics but not all is reputable or based on good scientific evidence.

Two websites which cover many health conditions are NHS Choices and the www.rcog.org.uk


The Community Gynaecology service offers:

Advice, treatment, and support on gynaecological problems/issues, specialist menopause care, specialist contraceptive advice and arrangement for the two different methods of female sterilisation. There are specific arrangements for women with any learning disability. 

Termination of pregnancy advice and arrangement is accessed separately by calling 01482 336338 or by dropping in to any sexual health / family planning clinic.

Clinics are held in Conifer (Hull City Centre), The Orchard Centre and Bransholme Health Centre.

What to expect on arrival

This service is by appointment only. All patients should go directly to the clinic reception unless otherwise advised.

Self-referral for Community Gynaecology, Nexplanon insertion/removal or IUD (Coil) insertion/removal

You can refer yourself into the Community Gynaecology or contraception services as above by downloading the appropriate form and taking them to your nearest sexual health / family planning clinic.  We will then call you at a convenient time to discuss your concerns/requirements further. You can also refer yourself by calling us on 01482 247111.

Please be aware there can be a waiting list of upto 3 months.

Telephone consultation will be necessary before a booked clinical appointment. 



Locations offering this service
Conifer (City Centre), Wilberforce Health Centre, 6-10 Story Street, Hull, HU1 3SA

Tel: 01482 247111 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Please note our new opening times:

Mondays: 8.30am – 7.15 pm
Tuesdays: 8am – 4.15 pm
Wednesdays: 8am – 4.15pm
Thursdays:  8.30am – 4.15pm*
(*1ST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH WILL BE 1.30pm – 4.15pm)
Fridays: 8am – 4.15pm
Saturdays: 8.30am – 12.30pm

Woodland Avenue, Goole, DN14 6RX

Tel: 01482 247111
Tues: 8.30am - 6.15pm

Goodhart Road, Hull, HU7 4DW

Tel: 01482 247111
Mon: 1pm – 7.15pm (not including bank holidays)

Orchard Park Road, Hull, HU6 9BX

Tel: 01482 247111
Wed: 1pm - 5.15pm

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