HIV testing week starts on Saturday 19 November and at the Royal Free London we are offering extended hours for our HIV testing services.

We will be offering instant HIV testing throughout the week at the Marlborough Clinic and Ian Charleson Day Centre at the Royal Free Hospital, the Claire Simpson Clinic at Barnet Hospital and at Edgware Hospital. If you are attending for an HIV test only, there is no need to make an appointment.

The opening hours of our clinics from Monday 21 November are:

Ian Charleson Day Centre (Royal Free Hospital)

Monday: 9am-6.30pm
Tuesday: 8am-4.30pm
Wednesday: 1.30-4.30pm
Thursday: 8.30am-4.30pm
Friday: 8.30am-4.30pm

Marlborough Clinic (Royal Free Hospital)

Monday 9am-12noon and 1-3pm
Tuesday 9am-12noon and 1-6pm
Wednesday 1-7pm
Thursday 9am-12noon and 1-6pm
Friday 9am-12noon and 1-3pm

Claire Simpson Clinic (Barnet Hospital)

Monday 9am-12noon and 2-7pm
Tuesday 9am-12noon and 2-6.30pm
Wednesday 1-6.30pm
Thursday 9-11am and 2-7pm
Friday 9am-12noon

Claire Simpson Clinic (Edgware Hospital)

Monday 9.30-11.30am and 2-6pm
Tuesday closed
Wednesday closed
Thursday 9-11am
Friday closed
Saturday 10am-12noon

There will also be outreach clinics, offering HIV testing as follows:

 Superdrug at the Broadwalk shopping centre in Edgware

Saturday 19 November 9.30am – 12.30pm
Monday 21 November 12.30-4pm
Thursday 24 November 2-6pm

Barnet Hospital blood test room

Wednesday 23 November 1.30-3.30pm


Notes to editors

About the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

The Royal Free began as a pioneering organisation and continues to play a leading role in the care of patients. Our mission is to provide world class expertise and local care. In the 21st century, the Royal Free London continues to lead improvements in healthcare.

The Royal Free London attracts patients from across the country and beyond to its specialist services in liver and kidney transplantation, haemophilia, renal care, HIV, infectious diseases, plastic surgery, immunology, Parkinson's disease, vascular surgery, cardiology, amyloidosis and scleroderma and we are a member of the academic health science partnership UCLPartners.

In July 2014 Barnet Hospital and Chase Farm Hospital became part of the Royal Free London. Read 'A bigger trust, a better future'.