HIV treatment and care

Our free, confidential outpatient service provides treatment and care for people with HIV, including adolescents.

The service is based at the Bloomsbury Clinic. For opening times and clinic contact details please visit the Bloomsbury Clinic webpage

Services include:

  • HIV treatment advice and follow-up, including walk-in rapid HIV tests
  • An in-house specialist HIV pharmacy
  • Designated treatment, advice and support for patients starting or switching anti-HIV medication (highly active antiretroviral therapy, or HAART)
  • Emergency clinic and out-of-hours advice
  • Close collaboration with University College London Hospital (UCLH) to provide a range of specialist clinics such as neurology, renal, oncology, TB, antenatal and a family clinic at Great Ormond Street Hospital
  • A teenage clinic for adolescents living with HIV (known as the Team Clinic) 
  • A dietitian
  • Treatment for facial lipoatrophy
  • An HIV and hepatitis co-infection clinic
  • Inpatient services on Ward T8 at UCLH
  • Sexual and reproductive health advice including sexual health screens and cervical smears
  • Health advisor and psychologist
  • Patient representatives offering advocacy and peer support
  • Information and advice about alcohol and drugs, including chems

Eligibility criteria (who is the service for?)

Anyone with a diagnosis of HIV.

How can someone be referred?

The service is open-access, which means that you do not need to be referred to the clinic by a general practitioner (GP) or other healthcare professional. 

Transferring your care from another centre

If you are HIV positive and transferring your care to the Bloomsbury Clinic from another centre, telephone our appointment booking line on 020 3317 5100 and ask for a Transfer Nurse Appointment.

New patients

If you have been newly diagnosed HIV positive at another centre but have not yet arranged follow up care with any centre, you can register as a new patient at the Bloomsbury Clinic.

Health advisors in the male or female sexual health clinics at Mortimer Market Centre will arrange your first appointment with Bloomsbury Clinic. Come to Mortimer Market Centre in the first instance and ask to speak to a health advisor - no appointment is necessary.

For further advice, telephone the Health Advisor Team on 020 3317 5100.

Can I use Choose and Book to arrange my first outpatient appointment?

Choose and Book is not applicable to this service.

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