Pre Exposure Prophylaxis – PrEP – is medication used before sex to reduce the risk of getting HIV. It does not protect against pregnancy or other sexually transmitted infections.
Read more about PrEP here:
Whether to use PrEP or not will depend on your personal circumstances which may change overtime.
If you don’t know if your partner does or does not have HIV and it is sometimes difficult to use condoms PrEP may make sex safer.
PrEP is not needed if:
PrEP is now provided free on the NHS from sexual health clinics if your circumstances make it the best choice for you.
However you get PrEP you should have some tests before / when you start PrEP:
If you continue taking PrEP these tests should be repeated at regular intervals
Please contact your local sexual health clinic to discuss if PrEP is right for you.
If The Wolverton is your local clinic please contact us and let us know you would like to start taking PrEP. We will offer you an appointment to discuss PrEP. If you need to take PrEP; we will arrange testing and be able to offer you PrEP medication to collect from the clinic.
Please contact your current / nearest service – find your nearest service here:
If The Wolverton is your local clinic:
If you are already receiving PrEP from us please ensure you have completed and received your home testing results before contacting us.
If you wish to transfer to receive PrEP from us please contact us and let us know; we will arrange an appointment to organise your transfer.
We no longer run a walk-in service however, we still offer same day emergency appointments and appointments in the week including evenings.
Please call the clinic on the call centre number below before attending and we can then ensure to book you into the correct appointment type.