Homerton University Hospital – Sexual Health Services (E9 6SR)

Clifden Centre

Venue

Homerton Row
London
E9 6SR

Contact

Visit this service’s website
Telephone: 020 8510 7989 (Clifden)
Telephone: 020 8510 7837 (Jonathan Mann)

Who this service is for

Everyone, with special services for children and families and young people.

Description

Clifden Centre

Walk-in clinics and appointments offering sexual health screening, HIV testing, post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) and hepatitis B vaccination. Also offers contraception. Young person’s clinic and clinic for men who have sex with men (MSM). Please see website for all opening times and address details.

The Jonathan Mann Clinic

The Jonathan Mann Clinic is for people living with, or affected by HIV. A full range of services is offered including routine consultations, an emergency clinic, user and peer support, help with social care and health adviser support.

ervice available within clinic hours. Cultural advocates by appointment only.

HIV testing

Confidential HIV testing is available during clinic times. No appointment necessary. Results available within one week via automated results line. Point-of-care testing also available where clinically indicated (results in less than 30 minutes).

PEP (Post-exposure prophylaxis)

PEP available during clinic hours. For PEP outside clinic hours please attend A&E.

HIV treatment & care

Outpatient treatment and care in the Jonathan Mann clinic for those diagnosed with HIV.

Additional clinical services

Joint antenatal care for HIV-positive pregnant women. Anal cancer screening using high resolution anoscopy. Laser treatment for warts and pre-cancer in the genital and anal region. Diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases affecting the genital area.

Health advisers

Provide pre- and post-test discussion and ongoing support to those who test HIV positive. Offer information and advice on all sexually transmitted infections. Client work includes working with issues around safer sex, risk reduction, relationships, sexual assault, and living with HIV. Link with other services both locally and London-wide, including HIV social services, and can make referrals where appropriate.

Social care co-ordinator

Social care support with issues relating to finance, housing, immigration and isolation in conjunction with social care providers and third-sector specialists. Appointments can be made via reception following a referral from the team.

Inpatient care

Provided at the Andrew’s Unit, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, for Homerton patients.

HIV dietetic services

Provides nutritional assessment and specific advice on issues such as managing symptoms of weight loss, food hygiene and safety, use of complete nutritional supplements, complementary dietary practices, vitamin and mineral supplementation, and eating well on a low income.

Clinical psychology services

Provides a psychological assessment and therapy service for people experiencing problems such as depression, anxiety, phobias, relationship or family difficulties, sexual dysfunction, bereavement and problem behaviours.

Approaches offered include cognitive and behavioural therapy, brief psychotherapy, psychosexual therapy and family/couples work.

Young people’s HIV services

Provides:

– Adherence support

– Health adviser support

– Health passport on transition to adult services

– Annual health review

– Psychological support

– Social work support

– Patient liaison

– Peer mentoring

– Dietitian

-Sexually transmitted infections screening

-Contraception

Research centre

The Centre for the Study of Sexual Health and HIV (CSSHH) works on projects that improve understanding of HIV and sexual health from a broad perspective. We have strong links with other research organisations, community groups and voluntary sector partners.

http://www.homerton.nhs.uk/our-services/sexual-health/csshh-centre-for-the-study-of-sexual-health-and-hiv/


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Homerton University Hospital – Sexual Health Services (E9 6SR)
Homerton Row
London, E9 6SR
United Kingdom