PrEP or pre-exposure prophylaxis involves HIV negative people taking HIV medication called Truvada as a method of helping to prevent HIV infection.
Recent research has shown that if taken correctly, Truvada is highly effective at preventing HIV infection.
It does not protect against any other STI, only HIV. You need to take other precautions in addition to PrEP to protect yourself from all other STIs. We recommend regular STI testing if you are on PrEP. You should have an HIV test every 3 month.
For further information on PrEP follow this link
PrEP is now available on the NHS
If you have previously been given PrEP through our service (including through IMPACT) please follow the self assessment process.
If you have not received PrEP through our service but would like to discuss this please book a telephone appointment through your Personal Health Record