Who Can I Contact?
NHS Choices - England's Health Information Service.
NHS Choices can help you to find a local, specialist NHS healthcare service through a postcode searcher on the home page. It can also provide you with more information about HIV and sexual health. You can access NHS Choices online here.
NHS 111 - England's NHS Call Centre for Non-Emergency Health Advice.
NHS 111 is a new service to help make it easier to access local NHS healthcare services in England. You can call 111 when you need medical help but can't wait until your GP surgery reopens. Advice and signposting is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and calls are free from landlines and mobile phones. You can access NHS 111 online here.
Public Health England Sexual Health Information Line.
Specialist sexual health advice and information, available between 9am-8pm Monday to Friday and 11am-4pm at weekends. You can call for free on 0300 123 7123
NHS Inform - Scotland's Health Information Service.
NHS Inform can help you to find a local, specialist HIV service, as well as provide you with more information about HIV and sexual health. The NHS Inform website also has a support service directory which you can use to find a support service near you. You can access NHS Inform online here or over the phone on 0800 22 44 88 (8am-10pm every day).
NHS 24 - Scotland's Telehealth and Telecare Organisation.
NHS 24 is Scotland's national Telehealth and Telecare organisation. For self-help information and advice click here. The NHS 24 website has a support service directory which you can use to find a support service near you. You can also call free on 111.
HIV Scotland is a policy charity that works to support the interests of people living with or at risk of HIV. Their website has a range of information on HIV and includes a service finder to help you quickly and easily search for HIV support and services near you. Visit their website here.
Public Health Wales.
Frisky Wales website contains lots of information and links to NHS Wales and other HIV organisations. You can access the website here.
Public Health Northern Ireland.
There are GUM clinics in the five health and social care trusts (HSCT) in Northern Ireland. If you are worried about your sexual health or need advice you can search for your nearest clinic here.
THT Direct - Terrence Higgins Trust.
THT Direct can provide emotional support and information if you are worried about any aspect of your sexual health, including HIV. It can also help you access services local to you across the UK. You can call THT Direct free between 10am-8pm from Monday to Friday on 0808 802 1221 or click here.
Waverley Care - Scotland’s HIV and Hepatitis C Charity.
Waverley Care provides confidential specialist HIV services across Scotland. It can answer your questions and support you whatever the outcome of your HIV test. Support can be anonymous and is available by telephone, email or in person. Visit their website here or call 0131 558 1425.
BHA - Health and Social Care Charity.
BHA is a UK charity which offers a range of services and information about sexual health, including HIV. They provide emotional support and care for anyone worried about their sexual health, sexuality and for those living with or at risk of HIV. Visit their website here or call 0161-874-2150. For services specifically located in Leeds click here or call 0113-244-9767
Positive Life is a charity that supports and promotes positive living for people with and affected by HIV in Northern Ireland. It offers a range of services and support including one-to-one and group support sessions, advocacy, counselling, and newly diagnosed information sessions. Visit their website here or call the helpline on 0800 137 437