Offers services relating to sexual health. See details below. HIV clinics on an appointment-only basis - ring for details of times.
- Dr Mayura Nathan, Prof Jane Anderson, Dr Sarah Creighton, Dr Iain Reeves
Mon 09.00 - 18.30 drop-in service
Tue 09.00 - 15.00, 15.00 -18.00 drop-in & appointments
Out There clinic (Gay & bisexual men)
Fri 09.00 - 15.30 drop-in service
Young person's clinic (25 and under)
Wed 12.30 - 18.30 drop-in service
Tue 09.30 - 15.30, 17.00 - 19.00 drop-in and appointments
Language Line interpreting service
available within clinic hours. Cultural advocates by appointment only.
Confidential HIV testing is available during clinic times. No appointment necessary. Results available within one week via automated results line. Point-of-care testing also available where clinically indicated (results in less than 30 minutes).
PEP (Post-exposure prophylaxis)
PEP available during clinic hours. For PEP outside clinic hours please attend A&E.
HIV treatment & care
Outpatient treatment and care for those diagnosed with HIV.
Additional clinical services
Joint antenatal care for HIV-positive pregnant women. Anal cancer screening using high resolution anoscopy. Laser treatment for warts and pre-cancer in the genital and anal region. Diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases affecting the genital area.
Provide pre- and post-test discussion and ongoing support to those who test HIV positive. Offer information and advice on all sexually transmitted infections. Client work includes working with issues around safer sex,risk reduction, relationships, sexual assault, and living with HIV. Link with other services both locally and London-wide, including HIV social services, and can make referrals where appropriate.
- Senior Health Adviser
- Peter Horne [020 8510 7988]
Social care co-ordinator
Social care support with issues relating to finance, housing, immigration and isolation in conjunction with social care providers and third-sector specialists. Appointments can be made via reception following a referral from the team.
Provided at the Andrew’s Unit, St Bartholomew's Hospital, for Homerton patients.
HIV dietetic services
Provides nutritional assessment and specific advice on issues such as managing symptoms of weight loss, food hygiene and safety, use of complete nutritional supplements, complementary dietary practices, vitamin and mineral supplementation, and eating well on a low income.
Family planning services
The family planning nurse is available during clinic hours; no appointment necessary.
Family planning doctor available daily.
- Family Planning Nurse
- Victoria John-Leonti
- Family Planning Doctor
- Dr Y Plummer [020 8510 7685]
Clinical psychology services
Provides a psychological assessment and therapy service for people experiencing problems such as depression, anxiety, phobias, relationship or family difficulties, sexual dysfunction, bereavement and problem behaviours.
Approaches offered include cognitive and behavioural therapy, brief psychotherapy, psychosexual therapy and family/couples work.
- Lead Clinical Psychologist
- Sarah Zetler [020 8510 7434]
Young people's HIV services
- Adherence support
- Health adviser support
- Health passport on transition to adult services
- Annual health review
- Psychological support
- Social work support
- Patient liaison
- Peer mentoring
Sexually transmitted infections screening
The Centre for the Study of Sexual Health and HIV (CSSHH) works on projects that improve understanding of HIV and sexual health from a broad perspective. We have strong links with other research organisations, community groups and voluntary sector partners.
- Centre Director
- Professor Jane Anderson