Local Sexual Health Services during Covid-19

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A range of sexual health services, including treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, contraception services, and HIV testing, prevention and support, are available locally.

Local Sexual Health Services during COVID-19 outbreak

These changes affect our services at the following clinics:

  • Clifden Centre, Homerton University Hospital, E9 6SR [nhs.uk = 10506257]
  • 80 Leadenhall Street, EC3A 3DH
  • Ivy Centre, St Leonards, Nuttall Street, N1 5LZ [nhs.uk = 10509741] 
  • John Scott Health Centre, Green Lanes, N4 2NU [nhs.uk = 10506511]

From Monday 16 March, access to Homerton Sexual Health is via telephone assessment only. This applies to both walk-ins and people with a pre-booked appointment.

Please signpost patients to their GP practice for Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) coil and implant fittings and removals. The following practices are HUBs that accept EMIS referrals via their generic email from practicces who do not offer LARC:



Accepting referrals from practices

Email address to send referrals


All City & Hackney practices


Spring Hill

Springfield Park PCN


Hackney Downs PCN



Shoreditch Park & City PCN



Hackney Marshes PCN


Well Street Common PCN


Statham Grove

Woodberry Wetlands PCN for implants only


People should not come to our sexual health clinics before they have been assessed over the telephone. They should ring first to schedule a telephone consultation, and a member of staff will return their call. The single point of access by telephone is 020 7683 4103.

People are encouraged to use the online testing service – SHL – by visiting www.shl.uk

We will maintain up-to-date information on our webpage: www.homerton.nhs.uk/sexual-health

Eligibility criteria


How to Refer

Give your patient a written referral to be bought along to a walk-in clinic. Alternatively, post or fax referrals - these will be treated on an appointment basis. Visit the Homerton website for walk-in clinic locations and opening times.

Referrals f: 020 8510 7978 Advice and Guidance e: huh-tr.sexualhealthadvice@nhs.net or huh-tr.JMCadvice@nhs.net

Other contacts 

Reception—t: 020 7683 4103 or 020 8510 7880
Urgent clinical queries—t: 07920 821979 (registrars carry a mobile) 
Health Advisers—t: 0208 510 7995.HIV liaison nurse: air call through switchboard
Consultants—t: 020 8510 7438 or 020 8510 7983