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Alcura

Alcura is the company who is responsible for the home delivery of medication.

 

Selborne House
Mill Lane
Alton
Hampshire
GU34 2QJ
01420 540612

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CarePlace

The South London HIV Partnership is a group of services working together to complement the work of clinic staff and other HIV services, so you can get the best information, advice and support when you need it. The services available include:

 

The Metro Centre, Norman House

110-114 Norman Road

London

SE10 9JQ


✆ 020 7160 0949

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Dietician

Diet is an important consideration for people with HIV infection as good nutrition can have a positive benefit in many ways. The dietician is able to give advice and support about a number of issues including: achieving a balanced diet, managing symptoms such as loss of appetite, diarrhea and weight loss, advice on cultural and ethnic foods, complementary dietary practices, use of vitamin and mineral supplements, nutrition and drug therapy and eating well on a limited budget.

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Food Chain

The Food Chain provides nutrition services including home-delivered meals, essential groceries and nutrition advice to men, women and children who are chronically sick as a result of HIV related illness. We aim to ensure that no one living with the virus has their ability to get well and stay well adversely affected by lack of access to appropriate food. All our services are provided with the help and support of nearly a thousand volunteers and funded via public donations.

 

Acorn House, 314-320 Gray's Inn Road, London, WC1X 8DP

020 7843 1800


Email: info@foodchain.org.uk Website: foodchain.org.uk

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Health Advisers

You may well have met a Health Adviser when discussing HIV testing and then again to receive your result. You can ask to see a Health Adviser at any time during clinic hours, or by appointment. Specific issues that you could discuss may include: adjusting to your diagnosis and any issues connected with it, sexual health, including safer sex, supporting you in telling a current or new partner about your HIV status, thinking about the impact of your diagnosis on others and the implications for partners and children and deciding whether or not to start treatment.

 

✆ 020 8725 3140

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Living Well

Living Well is an NHS-funded organisation aimed at helping people improve their quality of life. Living Well offers a wide range of health-related services that are designed to increase confidence, improve decision-making abilities, and enhance self-esteem.

 

St Charles Centre for Health, Exmoor Street, London W10 6DZ
020 3137 3373 
email: info@livingwellcic.com website: livingwellcic.com

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Metro Charity

Metro is an equality and diversity charity providing health, community and youth services in England. They provide support group meetings where other local people living with HIV meet to share information and exchange ideas, to make friends, air concerns and find solutions. They offer a mentoring service who can help with a variety of problems associated with living with HIV.

 

METRO Woolwich, 1st Floor Equitable House, 7 General Gordon Square, London, SE18 6FH
020 8305 5000
email: hello@metrocharity.org.uk Website: metrocharity.org.uk

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Nursing Team

The nursing team are responsible for coordinating your care within the clinic and offer the following services: blood tests, hepatitis vaccinations, sexual health screening, routine assessments (such as weight and blood pressure), organising emergency repeat prescriptions (with 48 hours notice), advice and support and access to information. Please telephone the nurses if you have queries relating to your care or treatment. They will also be able to give you advice if you are feeling unwell. Please note that the nurses do not work in the evenings or at weekends.


✆ 020 8725 2690

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Pharmacy

The pharmacist will provide practical information and advice about your medication including how to take the medication, dealing with side effects, fitting your medication into your daily routine, ideas on how to remember to take your medication. Because it is very important that you are able to take your medication correctly, we strongly encourage you to see the pharmacist if you are: starting treatment for the first time, changing treatment for any reason and taking other drugs, including herbal remedies which may interfere with your treatment.

 

Opening times for the pharmacy department at the clinic are:
Monday and Tuesday: 9:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 1:30pm
Thursday: 9:30am - 6:30pm
Friday: 9:30am - 4.00pm

 

PRESCRIPTIONS CAN ONLY BE COLLECTED WHEN THE PHARMACY IS OPEN

020 8725 1803


Positive Parenting and Children

Positive Parenting and Children is the UK’s longest-running charity supporting children and families living with HIV and AIDS.

 

Unit 64, Eurolink Business Centre, 49 Effra Road, Brixton, London SW2 1BZ

✆ 020 7738 7333 

website: Positive Parenting and Children


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THT

Terrence Higgins Trust is the leading and largest HIV and sexual health charity in the UK. THT was one of the first charities to be set up in response to the HIV epidemic and has been at the forefront of the fight against HIV, and improving the nation's sexual health, ever since.

 

314-320 Gray's Inn Road 

London 

WC1X 8DP 

 

0808 802 1221 for an adviser  020 7812 1600 for switchboard

website: https://www.tht.org.uk/