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Royal Free Hospital (Ian Charleson Day Centre)

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Who this service is for
Everyone with special services for Children and families, Straight women, Young
Clinic type
HIV duo testing, Sexual health clinic testing, PEP (Post-exposure prophylaxis), Walk in services, Young people's services
Pond Street
+44 20 7830 2051(Appointments)

Offers a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services to meet the needs of HIV-positive patients at all stages of infection.

Clinical DirectorProf. Margaret Johnson [margaret.johnson1@nhs.net]

Charge NurseMr Tom Fernandez [tom.fernandez@nhs.net]

Marlborough Clinic

Offers a comprehensive sexual health service including STI testing and psychosexual counselling and treatment.


Mon - Fri 09.00 - 17.00.

First Fri of the month, the clinic closes at 12.00.

Phone for appointment 0207 431 0970.

HIV rapid testing service (Insti test)

Results immediately

Mon - Fri 09.00 - 16.30, (Mon till 18.00) Drop-in, no appointment needed.

Offers a free confidential service with quick results for people wanting to know their HIV status. Results are available instantly with the 'Insti' test. If someone tests positive they will be seen within 48 hours with CD4 counts and viral loads.

Marlborough Clinic (HIV rapid testing/high risk)

Mon - 09.00 - 18.00, Tue- 08.30 - 18.00, Wed - 13.00 - 19.00, Thu - 09.00 - 18.00, Fri - 09.00 - 15.00


Tue, 08.30 - 10.30 ( For Men)

Mon 15.00 - 18.00 (under 25's)

Inpatient service for HIV-positive patients

Appointments 09.00 - 17.00 tel. 0207 830 2051

HIV-positive nursing advice tel. 0207 830 2062

Specialist services

For HIV-positive patients include; pharmacy, HIV clinical trials, psychology, psychiatry, antenatal and paediatrics, HIV community nurse specialist, fast-track sexual health service, smoking cessation. Specialist clinics for HIV-positive patients include; women's, hepatitis/co-infection clinic, haematology, renal, neurology, lipid, NewFill, osteopathy and TB. Free prescriptions for ARV therapy, side-effect management.

Young people's HIV services


- Onsite pharmacy

- Adherence support

- Health passport on transition to adult services

- Annual health review

- Psychological support

- Patient liaison

- Sexually transmitted infections screening

- Contraception

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