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HIV Testing

It's easy to get tested for HIV

Our HIV and STI testing is free, fast and totally confidential

***  HIV/STI Testing update (from 30 March 2020) ***

All of our HIV/STI testing clinics are suspended until further notice. 

Please click here for more information and guidance

  • No appointment is necessary for our scheduled testing clinics. To find the best testing clinic for you, please click on Find at test
  • If you test with us, you will receive your HIV results in minutes, and your STI screens within 2 weeks maximum.
  • Please ensure you arrive 30 minutes before the end of the session.

Note: We cannot dispense PEP/ PrEP, emergency or hormonal contraception, provide treatment for STIs or provide STI screening if you have symptoms. For these services please contact your local G.U.M clinic. If you live in east London, your local sexual health services can be found at: Ambrose King Centre (Whitechapel), Sir Ludwig Guttman  Centre (Stratford), Clifden Centre (Homerton) and Outpatients East (Barking)

We also cannot test people together.

Have questions? Try our Frequently Asked Questions page.

We offer HIV testing at various venues across London

No appointment is necessary, just find a testing location that works for you from our list of clinics and testing times.

Want to learn more?

We work with the following agencies on a range of issues that may be helpful to you

http://i-base.info/guides/testing: Up to date information on risks of HIV.

www.nhs.uk: NHS Choices website, which has information on all the STIs, as well as the locations of pharmacies and clinics who can provide testing, treatment and emergency contraception.

http://www.fpa.org.uk/: The FPA has an extensive amount of material about different forms of contraception, and STIs which can be downloaded

https://www.freedoms-shop.com/: subsidised condoms

www.comecorrect.org.uk: free condom service for young people throughout London

http://www.shine.nhs.uk/young-people/home: free condom service for young people in Newham

http://www.tfcproject.org.uk: 25 and over condom scheme in Hackney

https://www.thehavens.org.uk/: The Havens are specialist centres in London for people who have been raped or sexually assaulted

http://www.galop.org.uk/: Galop gives advice and support to LGBT people who have experienced hate crime, sexual violence and domestic abuse.

http://www.refuge.org.uk/: Domestic Violence help for women and children

http://www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk/: The Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge, is a national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf. The Helpline is staffed 24 hours a day by fully trained female helpline support workers and volunteers. 0808 2000 247

www.mensadviceline.org.uk: Advice and support for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse. 0808 801 0327

http://www.wdp.org.uk/: Westminster Drug Programme

http://www.afterparty.org.uk/: AfterParty chemsex service

http://londonfriend.org.uk/: General LGBT wellbeing, including Chemsex programmes “Antidote”.

http://www.opendoors.nhs.uk/: A free and confidential advice service in East London for people working in the sex industry, including signposting to specialist sexual health clinics for sex workers.

https://cliniq.org,uk/: A holistic sexual health and well-being service for all trans people, partners and friends.

http://www.gmipartnership.org.uk/: With our partner charities, Spectra and METRO, we are part of the GMI Partnership consortium, providing rapid HIV testing, full Sexual Health Screening and condom distribution for gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men throughout London.