Main telephone number:
020 8401 3000

GUM

Service overview

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
  • Counseling
  • Specialist clinic for young people 18 years and under (The Point Clinic)
  • Tests results via text

We treat

All STIs, and other genito-urinary conditions (see above)

Referral criteria

This is an open access service, so patients can self-refer.

No referral is necessary, however if you have seen a patient and already started management or investigations, some written information regarding treatments tried or results obtained is extremely useful for the receiving clinician.

We will see adults and young people under 18 who are sexual active, however children who are believed to be victims of sexual abuse ought to be

Adults who allege sexual assault and would consider forensic assessment ought to consider the local Sexual Assualt Referral Centre ‘Haven’: www.thehavens.org.uk

How to refer

Letter to:

GUM Consultants

Heath Clinic

Croydon University Hospital

Contact information

Letter to GUM Consultant, Heath Clinic, Croydon University Hospital

Tel - 0208 401 3648

Emergencies

  • 9am – 5pm: call switchboard and ask for HIV- GUM Registrar on call
  • Out of hours: call switchboard and ask for HIV-GUM Dr on call

Consultants and team

Dr David Philips                      Lead Consultant

Dr Ian Cormack                      Consultant

Dr Alison Barbour                  Consultant (Young Person’s Lead)

Dr Mette Rodgers                   Consultant

Mr P Ratcliff                           Charge Nurse

Mrs A Richardson-Jones        Lead Health Advisor

Mr K Teelwah                         Operational lead

 

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