Post Exposure Prophylaxis

Post Exposure Prophylaxis

Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) is available and free for people who feel that they have been at high risk of exposure to HIV for example unprotected anal sex between men when their HIV status is not known.  

What is PEP?

PEP is a course of anti HIV medication taken twice a day for 28 days in order to prevent the HIV virus entering the body’s blood cells.

Read more about PEP here.

Where is PEP available from?

PEP is available from SHAC East (Claude Nicol) or SHAC Central (Morley Street) during opening hours or at our Saturday morning clinic at SHAC East (Claude Nicol). Outside of these hours you should attend A&E at Royal Sussex County hospital.

If you have any questions please give us a call on 01273 523388 or 01273 242091 and speak to one of our team so that we can advise you further.