Local sexual health services

You can access sexual health advice and services from a range of venues and settings. 


Pharmacies

  • Chlamydia treatment and screening
  • Condoms and emergency contraception. If you are between the ages of 13 -24 you can access these services for free.
  • For a list of pharmacies, please look at the bottom of this page


General Practices (GPs)

  • Sexual health advice and chlamydia screening
  • Contraception advice including Long-acting reversible contraception(LARC)


Sexual Health Clinics  

  • Barking, Havering and Redbridge (BHR) include Hainault Health Centre or Loxford Polyclinic.
  • You can drop-in or telephone 020 8924 6674 to make an appointment. You do not need to be referred by your GP to access the sexual health clinic.
  • Visit Barking, Havering and Redbridge University website
  • You can order a free online HIV test
  • Barts Health NHS Trust have sexual health services at centers across East London, including the Sir Ludwig Guttmann Health and Wellbeing Centre in Stratford.

Visit Barts Health NHS Trust website


Community services

  • Positive East run a drop-in session every Tuesday for HIV and STI testing at Redbridge CVS, 3-6pm, 103 Cranbrook Road, Ilford, IG1 4PU along with other locations. To find your nearest testing locations

Visit Positive East website to find your nearest testing locations.

  • WDP support access to sexual health services for young people aged 15 to 24. This includes STI testing, c-card distribution and sexual health information and advice. 

Visit WDP website 

  • All East provides free and confidential sexual health services at centres across east London, providing everything from sexual health screenings (including HIV testing) to contraception services.

Visit All East website


Pharmacies in Redbridge

Here is the list of pharmacies in Redbridge able to provide help and support in relation to sexually transmitted infections:

Pharmacy

Address

Post code

Allans Chemist 

1207 High Road

RM6 4DL

Allens Pharmacy 

19 Electric Parade

E18 2LY

Boots The Chemist 

177 - 185 High Road, Ilford  

IG1 1DG

Boots The Chemist 

170-182 George Lane, South Woodford E18 1AY

Bridge Pharmacy 

696-702 Chigwell Road

IG8 8AL

Britannia Pharmacy 

414-416 Green Lane

IG3 9JX

Britannia Pharmacy 

21-23 Horns Road

IG2 6BN

Britannia Pharmacy  265 Aldborough Road South IG3 8JB

Britannia Pharmacy 

53 Green Lane

IG1 1XG

Britannia Pharmacy 

Loxford Polyclinic, 417 Ilford Lane

IG1 2SN

Cordeve Chemist 

70 Chadwell Heath Lane

RM6 4NP

Eden Pharmacy 

79-85 Goodmayes Road

IG3 9UB

Fairlop Pharmacy

87 High Street, Barkingside

IG6 2AH

Lloyds Pharmacy

2 Brookes Parade

IG3 9RT

Lloyds Pharmacy 

155 Manford Way

IG7 4DN

P&S Chemist

111 Ilford Lane IG1 2RJ

Pelton Chemist 

90 Belgrave Road

IG1 3AL

Pharmaram

600 High Road

IG3 8BS

Roding Pharmacy 

214 Redbridge Lane East

IG4 5BQ

Rohpharm LTD

149 Cranbroook Road

IG1 4PU

Wanstead Pharmacy

75-77 High Street

E11 2BB

Wellchem

641 High Road

IG3 8RA

Woodlands Pharmacy

119 Hampton Road

IG1 1PR

Zadams Chemist 

841 High Road

IG3 8TG


Useful links

Other MyLife pages: HIV and AIDS, Sexually transmitted infections, Contraceptives, Sexual abuse

External websites: Hainault Health Centre, Loxford Polyclinic, Sexual health services in Barking, Havering and Redbridge, PositiveEast, freetesting.hiv, DoItLondon

Useful links to locate local services: Sexual health services near you, Your nearest genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinic or sexual health clinic, Find a sexual health clinic near you, Find HIV testing services, Find a pharmacy near you, Visiting a STI clinic