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GUM Department, St Helier Hospital


This clinic at St Helier Hospital is run by Sexual Health Sutton (part of Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust), which is a friendly, convenient, free NHS service run from 3 locations. At St Helier it offers testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections including HIV, information and advice around sexual health, free condoms, emergency contraception, pregnancy testing and referral for termination (abortion). A full list of services is below:

  • Testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections including if you have symptoms or are a contact of someone with an infection
  • Under 20s clinic
  • HIV PEP (Post Exposure Prophylaxis)
  • HIV PrEP support (Pre Exposure Prophylaxis)
  • HIV testing and follow-up treatment
  • Hepatitis vaccine for those at higher risk from sex
  • HPV vaccine for gay men aged 45 years or under
  • Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, vaccination and support after sexual assault
  • Contraception including pills, depo injections, implants, UICs (coils)
  • Emergency contraception (morning after pill)
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Referral for abortion
  • Safer sex advice and counselling
  • Chem-sex advice

Any one can attend this clinic. Those aged 18 and under can attend the walk-in clinic or make an appointment.

For general advice, patients any age can contact the Health Advisers directly on 0208 296 2141.

All clinics are Nurse and Doctor led and are for those with or without symptoms, and those wanting emergency contraception, contraceptive pills and injections. For the Walk-in clinics registration is at 8.15am, with the Doctor available from 9.00am. Afternoon appointments are available for sexual health services and contraception, including implants and intrauterine methods. Call 020 8296 2543 to make an appointment.

We are ready to listen to any concerns young people have around their emotional well-being and mental health. If we are unable to offer the support needed then we can help a young person find the right support.

We always aim to see all young people, however sometimes we are unable to do so if the clinic is very busy. We will always see you if you need emergency contraception (morning after pill)​.


Sexual Health
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing
  • Free Condoms
  • Chlamydia Screening
  • Chlamydia Treatment
  • Advice
  • Relationship / Domestic Violence
  • Sexual Assault Advice, Help and Information
  • HIV Testing
Free Emergency Contraception
  • Free Emergency Contraception
  • Free Pregnancy Testing
  • LARC (Coils, Implants, Injection)
  • Contraception (e.g. The Pill)
  • Advice
  • Free Condoms
  • Free Pregnancy Testing
  • Advice
Emotional Health and Wellbeing
  • Information and Advice
  • Relationship / Domestic Violence
  • Sexual Assault Advice, Help and Information

Opening Hours:

Monday:8.30am - 11.30am Walk-in clinic
2.00pm - 4.30pm Appointments only
Tuesday:8.30am - 11.30am Walk-in clinic
2.00pm - 3.30pm Express clinic for people with no symptoms. Appointments only.
4.00pm - 6.30pm Appointments only
Wednesday:8.30am - 11.30am Walk-in clinic
The Point Clinic for those aged 20 or under: 3.00pm - 5.30pm Walk In Clinic
Thursday:8.30am - 11.30am Walk-in clinic
2.00pm - 4.30pm Appointments only
Friday:8.30am - 11.30am Walk-in clinic
Notes:All clinics are mixed male and female. For appointments please ring 020 8296 2543.

Please note: The website is not checked on a daily basis. Some service details may not reflect real time / last minute changes. If in doubt, please contact the service directly to ask questions before travelling.

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