Sexual health and HIV
- General Enquiries
- 020 3312 1225
Coronavirus update for sexual health and HIV services
Please do not attend the clinic if you or anyone you live with has a high temperature, new persistent cough, or a change in your sense of smell/taste – or if you have been advised to self-isolate by NHS Track and Trace. If you are unwell call NHS 111.
Attending the Jefferiss wing : Please arrive wearing a face covering unless exempt. On arrival at reception you will be asked to gel your hands and be provided with a surgical mask.
To access services call our sexual health appointment line on 0203 312 1225 between the following hours:
- Our hospitals are making changes to help respond to coronavirus and protect our patients, staff and visitors.
- Our sexual health services are still here for you, but we have had to change the way we do things because of coronavirus.
- To ensure social distancing, we are unable to operate a walk-in clinic. To access our service call 0203 312 1225, unless you have an emergency.
Emergency walk-in service is available to those who:
- Have experienced a recent sexual assault and do not wish to attend the havens.
- Require PEP ( Post- exposure prophylaxis for HIV)
- Require emergency contraception – call 020 3312 1225 or walk-in during opening hours
- If you are under 18 years old
If you have any non-urgent enquiries, you can reach the sexual health team via email@example.com
The Department of Sexual Health and HIV is based in the purpose built Jefferiss Wing clinic at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington.
The department provides specialist outpatient services to adults living with HIV in the Wharfside Clinic. We also provide dedicated HIV in-patient beds at Ron Johnson ward, a 19-bedded purpose built ward based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
- Comprehensive sexual health screening for sexually transmitted infections (STI) including HIV
- Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for HIV prevention
- Hepatitis A, B and C screening
- Hepatitis A, B and HPV vaccinations
- All methods of contraception, including emergency contraception
- Specialist clinics particularly focused on complex and difficult to treat infections and male pelvic pain
- Psychotherapeutic and psychosexual services for patients experiencing difficulties with sex and relationships, gender and sexuality
- Safer sex education and support/counselling
- Specialist clinics for gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM) and those identifying as transgender
- Young people services
The service has a thriving HIV and Sexual Health research section supported by our Imperial College Academic colleagues
British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH)
- Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV)
- Pelvic inflammatory disease
- More sexually transmitted infections leaflets from BASHH
- Central and North West London sexual health services
- SASH - support and advice on sexual health
- Club Drug Clinic
- My contraception toolkit
Paddington square construction works next to St Mary's Hospital
Patients and visitors to St Mary’s Hospital may experience some disruption caused by nearby construction works for the Paddington Square development (located between Praed Street and South Wharf Road). We apologise in advance for any impact these neighbouring works may have for our patients and visitors.
While the developer has put in place a range of mitigation and monitoring measures, we anticipate that there may be some disruption caused by additional noise, dust and vibration. If patients and visitors wish to raise any issues about the impact of the construction works on their care and treatment, then we would ask them to speak to our staff or contact the patient advice and liaison service (PALS).
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Staff are always super professional and very friendly. Keep up the good work and thanks to all the staff.Anonymous
I was delighted to find that I could now book an appointment for a sexual health check-up and wasn't disappointed. I was in and out in 25 minutes and my lovely nurse couldn't have been more friendly, helpful and thorough.Anonymous
The staff at the Jefferiss wing were discreet, friendly and knowledgeable. I'd highly recommend.Anonymous