John Hunter Clinic for Sexual Health (JHC)

We are open for booked appointments only. Please note, no walk ins.

To continue to keep patients and our staff safe we have made changes to how we manage all patient pathways.

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak we ask all our patients to follow this advice before attending our service: 

  • If you have COVID-19  symptoms please DO NOT attend John Hunter Clinic. Self-isolate and visit the NHS website for further advice. 
  • As a result of social distancing guidance, we will only be able to see a limited number of patients per day and only if they fulfil our phone triage/assessment criteria for urgent sexual health-related problems, including Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) and allocate appointments for Long Acting Reversible contraception (LARC).
  • Our clinical team will discuss your symptoms with you over the telephone and assess whether you need to attend a face to face appointment.
  • Please only attend the John Hunter Clinic if you have been triaged (assessed ) over the phone and have been given an appointment in clinic. We are currently not seeing any walk-in patients. 
  • If you need HIV  Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) outside our opening hours please attend your nearest Accident and Emergency department 
  • We have developed advice for all patients attending for insertion of Intrauterine Contraception (COIL). Please ensure you read this information carefully prior to your appointment to have an IUD or IUS fitted.
  • Screening for sexually transmitted infections can be performed using a home test kit, ordered online via Sexual Health London—please read more below.
  • If you feel your problem is urgent or you need LARC, please contact us on via our Sexual Health Telephone Line on 020 3315 4040 during the following times:
    • Mon: 9am–4:45pm
    • Tue: 9am–4:45pm
    • Wed: 1pm–4.45pm
    • Thu: 9am–4:45pm
    • Fri: 9am–4:45pm 

Sexual Health London—free home STI testing kit

Sexual Health London is an online sexual health service. Just register and complete the online consultation. If the service is right for you, a free kit will be posted out so you can collect your samples and return them for testing. The results will be available in a few days.

PrEP at JHC

You can get free NHS PrEP if any of these apply to you:

  • Men who have sex with men who have had unprotected anal sex in the last six months that’s going to continue.
  • Trans women who have had unprotected anal sex in the last six months that’s going to continue.
  • Anyone having unprotected sex with an HIV positive partner who is not on treatment and who has not had undetectable levels of virus in their blood for more than 6 months
  • If you feel you need PrEP for any reason or want advice and information and are buying it online. Come in a talk to us about your options. 
  • To book an appointment call 0203 315 4040 Option 1 and ask for a Health Adviser appointment

IMPACT Trial

The IMPACT study is now closed to new participants.

End of trial visits run until 12th October and we are contacting all our existing IMPACT participants to arrange appointments. 

At that visit you will be offered a further three month supply of PrEP 

PrEP Shop at John Hunter Clinic 

The John Hunter Clinic PrEP Shop is open to existing and new participants. You will be able to get daily PrEP from only £17.50 a month (cost per month if 6 month supply is ordered).

Please email for all enquiries including  your name, mobile telephone number and clinic number and say that you want 'PrEP Shop' and we will contact you to arrange an appointment.  

When your PrEP prescription is ready you will need to attend the Boots Pharmacy at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital to collect your medication.

Emergency contraception

Emergency contraception can be accessed from some local pharmacies for free. Please call pharmacies directly to enquire:

Bush Pharmacy
334 Uxbridge Road, W12 7LL
T: 020 8743 9254 

Caregrange Pharmacy
9 Goldhawk Road, W12 8QQ
T: 020 8740 9443

Limegrove Pharmacy
66 Goldhawk Road, W12 8HA
T: 020 8743 6186 

Greenlight Pharmacy
228 Uxbridge Rd, W12 7JD
T: 020 8743 1320

Get emergency contraception within 72 hours of unprotected sex—the earlier the better.