HIV service at Kings College Hospital

Age Range:

All ages

The Service:

We provide a service that serves the social and welfare needs of people living with HIV, whether they are newly diagnosed. Have symptoms or have AIDS.

Who is the service for?

  • Those needing a HIV test
  • Persons requiring post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) within 72hrs of exposure to HIV
  • People living with HIV

Criteria for access to service

Those in need of HIV diagnosis, support or treatment

Accessibility of this service

The building is fully accessible, the service is located on the ground floor of the The Caldecot Centre, Denmark Hill, SE5 9RS

How this is provided:

The Caldecot Centre is a dedicated clinic that serves the social and welfare needs of people living with HIV or AIDS. Services include regular appointments with clinicians as well as HIV testing counselling provided by health advisers. A satellite pharmacy provides rapid access to drug dispensing for this patient group.
We run specialist antenatal clinics attended by a specialist midwife for women with HIV. We also run a specialist paediatric clinic for families with HIV and their children

How can I access this service?

  • Email a referral letter to:
  • To discuss referrals, contact: Dr Chris Taylor, Consultant Physician on 020 3299 3478 or Mark Young HIV Community Nurse Specialist on 020 3299 4383 or 07890 251264

How is this service funded?


Do you need to pay for this service?

Health funded

Useful to know

Appointment only clinic times:
Monday 9am-5pm
Tuesday 9am-7.30pm
Wednesday 12.45pm-8pm
Thursday 8am-5pm
Friday 8am-5pm

Information leaflets: for more information about a wide range of sexual health issues, visit

For information about antiretroviral drug interactions, contact our specialist pharmacy team on 020 3299 3851

Contact us

020 3299 3431

Drop in service

Emergency walk-in clinics:
Monday 10am-11.30am
Tuesday 10am-11.30am
Wednesday 2pm-3.30pm
Thursday 10am-11.30am
Friday 10am-11.30am