iCaSH Bedfordshire

Kings Brook
5 St Johns Street
Bedford
MK42 0AH
United Kingdom

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Most of our clinics around the UK have been disrupted or cancelled during the COVID-19 outbreak. Please check with the centre before you travel.

We're now offering free condoms by post for eligible people who live in the local area.

We offer a range of walk-in and appointment-based services, available to anyone who lives in the Bedford area. 

Appointment times vary - please call 0300 300 3030 for information.

iCaSH Bedfordshire is delivered in partnership between Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust and Terrence Higgins Trust.

Order a free HIV self test kit

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We are offering free HIV self test kits to people within Bedford and Central Bedfordshire from groups most affected by HIV.

We normally charge £15 for the tests. Providing you live in the qualifying area, you won't be asked for payment at checkout.

If you aren't eligible for a test from this service, you can search for other free online HIV testing options.

STI testing

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We offer full sexual health screens with the iCaSH clinic appointments or walk-ins, testing for:

Your results will be available within 10 working days.

Sexual health information and advice

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We offer a range of sexual health information, including:

  • contraception
  • sexually transmitted infections
  • sexuality
  • sex workers support 
  • hate crimes 

Support

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We offer the following support for people living with HIV:

Training

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Our training covers the following areas:

  • HIV
  • chlamydia
  • sexual health
  • sexuality
  • sexually transmitted infections.

Training is available free of charge to individuals, professionals and groups.

Further information

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We offer free condoms on a walk-in and outreach basis. We also offer lube and dams.

Please note the appointment line opens daily at 08:15 for bookings and you can only book appointments within 48 hours (some appointments and clinics are exempt). Our sit-and-wait clinics can get quite busy and you will need to allow extra time for attending.

More information on services and locations is available on the iCaSH website.