Dr Benjamin Goorney

Consultant - Sexual Health

Telephone Number: 0161 2061093 or 2061180

Professional Background

Dr Goorney studied at the Manchester University medical school and gained his MBChB in 1979.

Dr Goorney completed his specialist training at the Charing Cross Hospital, London and Leeds General Infirmary. Along with this, he was appointed Consultant in Sexual Health/HIV and worked at Salford Royal Foundation Trust since 1988. He came to work at Bolton NHS FT in July 2016.

Professional membership:
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
Member of the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV and also a member of the BASHH genital dermatology special interest group
British Medical Association
Medical Defence Union
General Medical Council

Special Interests and Research

All aspects of sexually transmissible infections/HIV, viral STIs, genital dermatology problems.

Currently local investigator for PREP impact trial.

Publications

Published in International Journal of STD and Aids, Sexually Transmitted Infection Journal
“Acroangiodermatitis in an HIV positive male” - International Journal of STD and Aids - July 2018
Audit poster presentations at BASHH/BHIVA conferences 2018

Dr Benjamin Goorney works in the following services:

Sexual Health

 

SEXUAL HEALTH APPOINTMENTS

    Bolton 01204 390771

     Salford 0161 206 1099

 

MESSAGE FOR ALL OUR HIV PATIENTS

If you have not yet been vaccinated for COVID-19 or been invited to be vaccinated please contact your GP. However, if you are not registered with a GP or do not wish to disclose your status, please phone our department on Bolton Patients 01204 390776 or Salford Patients 0161 206 1093

FROM MONDAY 11th JANUARY 2021 UNDER 25’s WITH A BOLTON POSTCODE WILL ONLY BE ABLE TO ORDER A POSTAL KIT THAT WILL TEST FOR CHLAMYDIA & GONORRHEA. THE ABOVE TESTS WILL NOT INCLUDE HIV & SYPHILLIS, FOR THESE TESTS YOU WILL NEED TO RING 01204 390771 TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT.    FROM MONDAY 7th DECMBER FREE CONDOMS WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE ON A MONDAY EVENING BETWEEN 18:45 – 19:45pm. THESE CAN BE COLLECTED FROM SEXUAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT N BLOCK ROYAL BOLTON HOSPITAL.

If you are new to PrEP or are thinking of using PrEP please refer to the information on the Greater Manchester https://sorthiv.org.uk/ website. As soon as we are able to provide appointments for PrEP provision we will be advertising this on our website. Thank you for your understanding.

SEXUAL HEALTH REMAINS OPEN

 Sexual & Reproductive health department offers a free confidential service. Staff will conduct a telephone triage for individual assessment and will arrange for treatment to be collected if necessary. Please ring 01204 390771 or 0161 206 1099.   DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID-19 SITUATION WE WILL NOT BE RUNNING A WALK-IN SERVICE AT LANCEBURN HEALTH CENTRE FROM MONDAY THE 23RD MARCH. WE WILL BE PROVIDING AN APPOINTMENT ONLY SYSTEM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. ALL COMMUNITY CLINICS WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.   CONTRACEPTION IF YOU REQUIRE CONTRACEPTION PLEASE RING 01204 390771 TO ARRANGE A TELEPHONE CONSULTATION IF YOUR IMPLANT OR COIL IS DUE TO EXPIRE PLEASE CONTACT THE DEPARTMENT ON 01204 390771 AND WE CAN ARRANGE FOR YOU TO HAVE AN ALTERNATIVE FORM OF CONTRACEPTION PROVIDED THE POSTAL SCREENING SERVICE CAN STILL BE ACCESSED VIA OUR WEBSITE. SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE.     

Our sexual and reproductive health service provides diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections and complications including HIV. We also provide family planning support and advice and all forms of contraception in one confidential and friendly service. Sexual health is also sometimes referred to as genito-urinary medicine (GUM).

 

PREP

PrEP is now available free of charge from our clinic for anyone who is eligible.

PrEP is a drug which, if taken correctly, is highly effective in preventing transmission of HIV.

If you would be interested in accessing PrEP or for more information, please contact us on 

Bolton 01204 390776  

Salford 0161 206 1099

 

 

For information and updates on PrEP or to access tools to see if PrEP is right for you

 please visit https://www.iwantprepnow.co.uk/  

 or   https://www.startswithme.org.uk/