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.
  • 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 

 

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

Telephone

Beehive Pharmacy

8 Beehive Lane

IG1 3RD

020 8554 3560

Boots UK Limited

117 -119 High Road, Ilford

IG1 1DE

020 8553 0607

Boots UK Limited

172 George Lane

E18 1AY 020 8989 2274

Boots UK Limited

59-61 High Street E11 2AE 020 8989 0511

Boots UK Limited

177-185 High Road

IG1 1DG

020 8553 2116

Britannia Pharmacy 

414-416 Green Lane

IG3 9JX

0208 590 6477

Britannia Pharmacy 

21-23 Horns Road

IG2 6BN

020 8554 1313

Britannia Pharmacy 

Loxford Polyclinic, 417 Ilford Lane

IG1 2SN

0208 478 4347

Fairlop Pharmacy

87 High Street, Barkingside

IG6 2AH

020 8551 3017

Gold's Pharmacy

24 Seven Ways Parade, Woodford Avenue

IG2 6JX

020 8550 1050

Lloyds Pharmacy 

King George Avenue

IG2 7SH

020 8550 5189

Ocean Healthcare

12 High Road E18 2QL 0208 989 5960

Tesco Store

Tesco Stores Ltd, 796 Cranbrook Road

IG6 1HY

020 8218 7849

Tesco Store

Southend Road

IG8 8GE

0345 6779733

Tesco In Store Pharmacy

Tesco Stores, 822 High Road

RM6 4HY

020 3801 3932


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