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Prevent HIV infection after sex / Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)


Taking medication to reduce the chances of HIV infection AFTER sex is recommended in certain circumstances.

This medication needs to be started within 3 days (72hrs) of sex and ideally as soon as possible.

Using medication to prevent HIV before sex (PrEP) is different

Find out if PEP is suitable for you here:  Terrence Higgins Trust

If you think PEP is suitable for you please contact your nearest service:

Outside of opening hours please attend your nearest Accident & Emergency Department.

We have altered the way we work. Please call the clinic before travelling to see us. If you attend the service without an appointment we will assess your need for emergency care and immediate safety and then assist you to book a future appointment.