HIV

About

The Wharfside clinic at St Mary's Hospital is one of the largest HIV clinics in the UK and has a full range of general and specialist HIV services and support services for people living with HIV.

Any patient with HIV is able to register to receive care at the Wharfside clinic. You can either book an appointment by calling 020 3312 6626 or drop in to register and book the next available appointment. If you drop in we will normally do an initial blood test at the same time.

Specialist HIV clinics

Wharfside clinic opening times

The Wharfside clinic is open Monday to Friday at the following times:

Monday

09.00 to 19.00

Tuesday

09.00 to 18.00

Wednesday

11.45 to 18.00

Thursday

08.00 to 18.00

Friday

09.00 to 17.00

We also run a number of specialist HIV clinics within the Wharfside. All clinics are based in the Jefferiss Wing at St Mary’s Hospital and can be contacted by calling 020 3312 6626.

Address

Wharfside clinic
Jefferiss Wing
St Mary’s Hospital
Praed Street
London W2 1NY

Conditions and treatments

Specialist HIV and related services we offer include:

  • hepatitis B and C
  • hepatitis co-infection
  • tuberculosis (TB)
  • metabolic disorders
  • specialist adolescent HIV service
  • HIV-related neurological disorders
  • family HIV clinic
  • pre-conception counselling
  • antenatal clinic
  • psychiatric liaison service
  • high-resolution anoscopy
  • ophthalmic conditions
  • sexually transmitted infections
  • peer support
  • harm reduction
  • a follow-up clinic for post-exposure prophylaxis for HIV
  • HIV viral load testing
  • genotypic resistance testing
  • tropism testing
  • CD4 cell counts
  • hepatitis serology and molecular testing
  • cervical cytology and anal cytology 

Blood tests walk-in clinic

You can get blood tests done at the Wharfside clinic without an appointment at the following times:

Monday: 09.00 to 17.15 
Tuesday: 09.00 to 17.15 
Wednesday: 12.00 to 17.15 
Thursday: 08.00 to 17.15
Friday: 09.00 to 13.30


Additional information

Many of our consultants are renowned experts in their field:

  • Dr Sarah Fidler is a leading researcher in primary HIV infection
  • Dr Nicola Mackie is one of the UK's leading HIV resistance experts
  • Dr Alan Winston is a leading researcher in neurological complications of HIV
  • Professor Graham Taylor is a leading researcher in the management of HIV in pregnancy

The clinic is closely linked with the Imperial College London Clinical Trials Centre for Sexual Health and provides opportunities for patients to participate in research into HIV treatments, complications and cure.

Education and elective placements

We offer elective placements for medical students interested in sexual health and HIV. For further information please contact:

Professor Graham Taylor, clinical lead
Email: g.p.taylor@imperial.ac.uk 

Further online resources

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From the first friendly and sensitive call with the staff nurse to the minute I stepped into the unit I have only experienced the best of service. Everyone is friendly, discreet and professional. I would certainly recommend this hospital to anyone.

Anonymous