STIs and contraception
- London contraception and STI care
Visit our online booking website to request contraception (pill, patch and vaginal ring) online
For STI testing, residents of most London boroughs can access the London Sexual Health Programme online testing service
We provide clinical services from the following locations in London. Please click on the links below to get details around the services offered, and how you can book an appointment:
- Mortimer Market Centre (Capper Street, Tottenham Court Road, London, WC1E 6JB)
- Archway Clinic (681-689 Holloway Road, Archway, London, N19 5SE)
- Edgware Community Hospital (Burnt Oak Broadway, Edgware, HA8 0AD)
- Vale Drive Primary Care Centre (Vale Drive, Barnet, EN5 2ED)
Emergency contraception or post-exposure HIV prevention
You can walk in to any of the clinics above (please click for details on location and opening times) for emergency contraception or post-exposure HIV prevention (exposed to HIV in the last 72 hours).
- Surrey contraception and STI care
To request contraception (pill, patch and vaginal ring) online, please click here
For STI testing, if you want a check-up but do not have symptoms you can order a home testing kit.
We provide clinical services from the following locations in Surrey. Please click on the links below to get details around the services offered, and how you can book an appointment:
- Buryfields Clinic (Buryfields Clinic, Second floor, 61 Lawn Road, Guildford, GU2 4AX)
- Earnsdale Clinic (Earnsdale Clinic, 2 Whitepost Hill, Redhill, RH1 6BD)
- Woking Clinic (Woking Hospital, Heathside Road, Woking, GU22 7HS)
We are currently experiencing a high demand for the service and are sorry if you are unable to get an appointment. Appointments are usually booked up quickly and are released as often as we are able to and sometimes become free should another patient cancel, so please try calling us again.
Emergency contraception or post-exposure HIV prevention
You can walk in to Buryfields Clinic and Earnsdale Clinic (please click for details on location and opening times) for emergency contraception or post-exposure HIV prevention (exposed to HIV in the last 72 hours).
PrEP is a medication taken by HIV negative people to reduce their chance of contracting HIV. Information and guides on PrEP are available from i-base
London PrEP services
Repeat PrEP prescriptions
If you have previously received PrEP from us and need another supply, please book an online STI screen, including HIV test, via SHL*. Once you have your results please book online.
*If you are unable to access online testing please call us on 020 3317 5252 for an appointment.
If you would like to start PrEP
- Men who have sex with men and trans women who have had condomless sex anal sex in the last 6 months
- People whose partner is HIV positive and is having condomless sex, unless their partner has been on HIV treatment for 6 months and their viral load is <200
- Anyone who was registered on the Impact PrEP trial with another service or has received PrEP from another clinic
If any of these apply to you, or if you are concerned about your HIV risk and would like to discuss it, please call us on 020 3317 5252 for an appointment.
Surrey PrEP services
If you live in Surrey and would like to start PrEP or need a repeat prescription, call us for an appointment on 01483 675389, Monday - Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm.
What is PrEP? And how does it work?
Our Specialty Registrar Dr Arthur Wong explains exactly how PrEP works and the benefits of taking the medication.
- Services for people working in the sex industry
Clinics - London
CLASH @ Mortimer Market Centre, Capper St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 6JB
Monday (all genders) and Friday (female-identifying only) 08:45-13:00. Walk-in first come first serve. We have two Mandarin Interpreters present in person on a Friday every week. Phone interpreters available on both days.
SHOC @ Archway Centre, 681-689 Holloway Rd, Upper Holloway, London N19 5SE
Thursday (all genders) 12:00-16:00. Walk-in first come first serve. Phone Interpreters available.
CLASH Health Promotion Team
Office: 020 3317 2555
For more information about what treatment can be given to individuals who work in the sex industry please click here.
- Haringey Young Peoples Services and LARC (coils and implants) for all women
Haringey Young Peoples Services and LARC
I need emergency contraception
- All types of Emergency Contraception (including Postcoital IUD) are available for people under 25 years old, walk-in between the times below at the below locations
- Post coital IUD (coil) is available as a walk-in for women of all ages. If you are 25 years old and over and would like oral emergency contraception (pill), this is available to Haringey residents from any Haringey Local Healthy Living pharmacy
- Monday: 9.30am to 4pm (closed between 12pm-1pm)
- Tuesday: 12pm to 7pm (closed between 3pm-4pm)
- Wednesday: 9.30am-1pm & 2pm- 7pm (except first and third Wednesday of the month where the clinic is open from 9am to 1pm and then again from 4pm to 7pm.)
- Thursday: 12.30pm to 7pm (closed between 3pm-4pm)
- Friday: 8:30 to 3pm (closed between 12pm-1pm)
I am under 19 and have contraception or sexual health needs
Drop in clinic:
Or call us on 020 3317 5252
Appointments are available for anyone under 25 who have contraception or sexual health needs.
Call us on 020 3317 5252
I am over 25 and need contraception or advice about contraception
- For information on contraceptive methods, visit Sexwise.
- To request contraception online, complete our online form.
- To discuss your contraception or get more supplies, please call us on 020 3317 5252 to book a telephone appointment with a clinician. Lines are open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm (closed between 12pm and 12.45pm).
I think I have an STI (symptoms)
If you have minor symptoms such as suspected thrush, bacterial vaginosis or cystitis check the NHS choices website for self-management advice.
- Otherwise call us on 020 3317 5252 to book a telephone appointment with a clinician. Lines are open Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm (closed between 12pm and 12.45pm).
I think I have an STI (no symptoms)
- Young People under 25
How to book
- Call 020 3317 5252
Alternatively, residents of most London boroughs can access the London Sexual Health Programme online testing service, click here
If you have had sex with someone who has an infection but you have no symptoms you can also access the London Sexual Health Programme as above.
- The Bridge Service for People with Learning Disabilities
The Bridge Service helps people with learning disabilities to access sexual health services at Archway Centre, Mortimer Market Centre, Edgware Community Hospital and Vale Drive Primary Care Centre in Barnet.
See our Easy Read booklet about the service.
The Bridge Service offers:
- Friendly, understanding staff to help you throughout your visit to the clinic.
- Testing for all sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
- Treatments and medication if needed
- All types of contraception to stop pregnancy
- PEP & PrEP (Pre & Post Exposure Prophylaxis) to help stop HIV infection.
- Advice and information about sexual health, sexual behaviour and sexual problems
- A range of free condoms and help with to use them correctly.
- All services are free, private and confidential
- People with learning disabilities can refer themselves or be referred by general practitioners (GPs), family members, carers, case workers or social workers (with the client’s consent)
Contacting the Bridge Service
If you live in Camden and Islington call 07738 261323
If you live in the borough of Barnet call 07738 261 319
Where is the Bridge?
We have two in Camden and two in Barnet. See the clinic nearest to where you live
681-689 Holloway Road
London, N19 5SE
Mortimer Market Centre Capper Street off Tottenham Court Road
London, WC1E 6JB
Edgware Community Hospital
Burnt Oak Broadway,
Edgware, HA8 0AD
Vale Drive Primary Care Centre
Vale Drive, Barnet
Greater London, EN5 2ED
Referral for the bridge service in Barnet
Download and complete our referral form for the Bridge service in Barnet.
- New NHS emergency hormonal contraception service for young people under 25 in Barnet Community Pharmacies
In Barnet women can also get Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) at the following GP practices.
- Addington Medical Centre
- Dr Azim and Partners
- Heathfielde Medical Centre
- Hendon Way Surgery
- Jai Medical Practice
- Lane End Medical Group
- Millway Medical Practice
- Mulberry Medical Centre
- Oak Lodge Medical Centre
- Pennine Drive Surgery
- Penshurst Gardens Surgery
- Ravenscroft Medical Centre
- Rosemary Medical Centre
- St. George's Medical Centre
- The Everglade Medical Practice
- The Speedwell Practice
- Torrington Park Group Practice
- Wakemans Hill Surgery (The Surgery)
- Watling Medical Centre
- Useful information (leaflet and links)
Alcohol, smoking, drugs and chemsex
- Stop smoking
- 'Alcohol and you' self help booklet
- Alcohol leaflet
- Drink aware website
- THT information for gay men about sex and drugs
- Club drugs and chemsex support
- Drugs and alcohol support for LGBT+
- Consent and Chemsex advice
- Cervical screening (Gov)
- Cervical screening patient information leaflet
- Patient information on Actinomyces-like Organisms)
CNWL are not commissioned to provide routine cervical screening. Please contact your GP if your screening is due
Possible cervical screening text messaging scam.
Public Health England has advised us of a possible cervical screening text messaging scam.
Some women are being contacted by text message advising them they are overdue for screening at their General Practice. The message asks them to call a mobile number and provide personal details.
Please do not respond to these text messages.
These messages are not from the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.
If you have questions, please contact your GP to confirm when you are next due to attend cervical screening.
- Sexwise: contraception
- Contraception choices
- Sayana Press
- How to take progestogen-only pills leaflet and pill resupply form
- Resupply form only for combined hormonal contraception and progestogen only pill
- Intrauterine contraception: advice after fitting
- Implant (Nexplanon): advice after fitting
- Information about self-injecting Sayana Press
- Quick-starting advice
- Information about the subdermal implant
- Information about intrauterine contraception
- Unplanned pregnancy
General skin conditions
- Alternatives to HRT for menopause
- Menopause: diagnosis and management
- Treatment for symptoms of the menopause
- Menopause matters
CNWL are not commissioned to provide menopause care. We do not fit the Mirena IUS in women not needing contraception.
Sexual health problems, advice and treatments (SPATS)
- SPATs website
- Sexual Problems Assessment and Treatment Service Patient Information Leaflet
- Low mood and anxiety
- Support for sexual assault
- Vulval Pain Society
- Workshop for men who experience difficulties with erections
- Early ejaculation