PrEP in Bromley

What is PrEP?

Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) are HIV drugs taken by an HIV negative person, to reduce the risk of acquiring HIV through unprotected sex.

How does PrEP work?

The drugs can block the virus from infecting you if it gets inside your body via unprotected sex.

Do I need PrEP?

Not everyone needs or will benefit from PrEP but it is recommended to people who are at higher risk of HIV. To help you assess your own risk, take this on line assessment PrEP Tool – It Starts With Me.

If the results of the questionnaire suggest PrEP maybe advisable then contact Beckenham Beacon sexual health clinic on 01689 866622 and ask for an appointment to discuss PrEP. The clinical staff will discuss your needs in more detail and complete any required screening tests before commencing the treatment.

Will I have to pay?

PrEP is now available FREE on the NHS from sexual health clinics.

I'm already taking PrEP?

That’s great news! If you’ve been getting this from a different clinic or buying it on line, then the good news is that you can continue your treatment locally at Beckenham Beacon.

Does PrEP protect against all STI’s?

The simple answer is NO – only reliable use of condoms can do this. You may be eligible for free condoms via one of our schemes in Bromley. Click here for more information

Do I need PrEP?

Not everyone needs or will benefit from PrEP but it is recommended to people who are at higher risk of HIV. To help you assess your own risk, take this on line assessment

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