Main telephone number:
020 8401 3000

Sexual Health

Croydon University Hospital

Croydon Sexual Health Centre

The Croydon Sexual Health Centre provides a free, comprehensive and confidential sexual health service including:

  • Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • Treatment of other genital infections
  • HIV testing, treatment and care
  • Same day HIV testing (POCT)
  • Treatment following sexual exposure to HIV (PEPSE)
  • Emergency contraception
  • Abortion advice and referral
  • Counselling
  • Specialist clinic for young people 18 years and under (The Point Clinic)
  • Tests results via text
Walk-in Clinics:

No appointment needed – just walk-in and wait to be seen.  

 

Registration Begins

Clinic Starts

Last Registration*

Monday

8:30 am

9:00 am

5:30 pm

Tuesday AM

8:30 am

9:00 am

12:30 pm

Tuesday PM

THE POINT CLINIC

for 18 s & under only (see below)

Wednesday

10:30 am

11:00 am

5:30 pm

Thursday

8:30 am

9:00 am

5:30 pm

Friday

8:30 am

9:00 am

4:15 pm

*Important note - Very rarely, if the demand is high, we may have to close earlier than the times stated. Please speak to a receptionist who will help to work out the best option for you to be seen. 

 

The POINT Clinic

for young people 18 or under only.

Open Tuesday afternoons. Walk-in between 3 pm and 5.45 pm

Appointment clinics

On three days a week, you can call 020 8401 3002 and you may be able to get an appointment for that same day.

Mondays - 8.30 am

Wednesdays - 10.30 am

Thursdays - 8.30 am

What if you can’t wait?

Please speak to a member of staff who will advise you of your options

What if we are closed and you need to be seen urgently? 

You can:

  •        Go to the Emergency Department (Mayday Road)
  •        Contact your GP
  •        Call 111 NHS emergency and Urgent Care Services (replaces NHS Direct)
  •        Go to Croydon Walk-in Centre, 2 Edridge Road, Croydon, CR9 1PJ, telephone 020 8714 2861

HIV services (Heath Clinic)

The HIV team manages a cohort of about 850 HIV positive patients including the facility for inpatient care. 

Tel - 020 8401 3648

Contraception and Sexual Health Service (CASH)

The service operates a walk-in and wait service providing contraception advice and supplies as well as sexual health advice. There are also specialist clinics available on an appointment basis.

The Contraception and Sexual Health (CASH) service is based at the Edridge Road Community Health Centre on Edridge Road. Services are also available at our outreach clinic at Parkway Health Centre.

  • Condoms
  • Oral contraception – combined oral pill and progestogen  only pill
  • Sub dermal Implant – insertion and removal
  • IUD / IUS (coil) – insertion and removal
  • Injectable methods of contraception

Other services include –

  • Chlamydia testing
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Abortion advice/referral
  • Natural family planning – by referral only
  • Domiciliary service for young people and those who have difficulty in accessing the clinics 

We aim to make waiting times as short as possible. You should allow at least one hour for your visit. At busy times this might take longer.

Clinics

Contraception and Sexual Health services are ‘walk in’ at the following times (unless specified as ‘by appointment’ only)

Free supplies of a range of contraceptives, including emergency contraception and condoms are available.

Clinics at Edridge Road Community Health Centre

Impact House

2 Edridge Road

Croydon CR9 1PJ

  • Mondays – 11 – 7pm. All age groups

  • Tuesdays – 11 – 7pm. Walk in long acting reversible contraception clinic for 25 years and under.

  • Wednesdays – 12noon – 7pm. All age groups

  • Thursdays – 11 – 7pm. Walk in long acting reversible contraception clinic for 25 years and under.

  • Fridays – 11 – 5pm. All ages until 3pm. Please note 3.30 – 5.00pm reserved for 25 years and under.

  • Saturdays – 10 – 12.30pm. Walk in any age group. LARC (SDI only) 25 years and under.
       *SDI – Subdermal Implants fittings only. 

Specialist clinics at Edridge Road by appointment only

Free supplies of contraceptives including condoms, Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea testing for people aged 15 to 24 only.

Implant Clinic

  • Implant Clinic – Please ring for availability

Free supplies of contraceptives including condoms, Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea testing for people aged 15 to 24 only.

Consultations are required prior to having an implant fitted or removed. Once you have had your consultation, we are then able to arrange your implant removal or fitting for you.

Natural Family Planning

  • by referral to Sue Simmons 020 8714 2861

Appointments

What do I do if I haven’t received my appointment yet?

Contact either the person who made the referral on the CASH reception on 020 8714 2861.

 

What do I do if I want to change or cancel an appointment?

Please contact the telephone number on the appointment letter or the CASH reception on 020 8714 2861.

 

What time should I arrive for my appointment?

Please arrive 5 minutes before your appointment time. 

 

 

 

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Important information for all patients and visitors

Visitors Guide

Outpatient Guide

Inpatient Guide

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