Heath Clinic (HIV)

Happy Heath couple

The Heath Clinic (HIV) is an outpatient service for people living with HIV (Newly diagnosed and on-going care).

HIV Clinics

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the HIV clinic is carrying out most appointments via telephone. We are inviting patients in for bloods and essential appointments only. Please do not attend clinic unless you have been advised to by a clinician. 

If you have any questions regarding HIV and Covid -  Most questions can be answered here. Please check before you call.

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Only patients with low CD4 count need to self-isolate. Your doctor will be aware and will contact you if you need to self-isolate. 

Please bear with us during this time. 

Service overview

We provide comprehensive care for HIV management including:

  • Multi-disciplinary team approach with seamless care for those diagnosed from inpatient stay to the clinic.
  • Consultant led medical care with access to inpatient facilities and investigations when appropriate.
  • Support and counselling for those newly diagnosed to aid adjustment and facilitate partner notification.
  • Specialist pharmacy to supply anti-retrovirals and verify any potential drug-drug interactions
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists to support in adherence to medications and holistic care – links to partner agencies for on-going social, psychological and peer support,
  • Joint management with obstetric and paediatric team to support management of pregnant HIV positive women

This combined repertoire of services had led to excellent outcomes as compared with benchmarked standards including high rate of: retention in care, virus suppression and restored immune system leading to return to good health.

How to refer

Email referral letter to ch-tr.heathclinic@nhs.net 

Post referral letter to Heath Clinic, Croydon University Hospital, London Road, Croydon, CR7 7YE

Call the Heath Clinic secretary on 0208 401 3006

In Emergency 

Call the switchboard on 0208 401 3000 and ask for the on call ward doctor

Meet the team

Click on the image below to find out more about the team

Heath clinic team