HIV Outpatients @ The Lawson Unit

When is this service next available?

Tomorrow from 09:00 to 17:00

Opening times

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 14:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Get in touch

Tel: 01273 664722

HIV Outpatients @ The Lawson Unit
Lawson Unit
Royal Sussex County Hospital
Eastern Road

What other services are offered at HIV Outpatients @ The Lawson Unit?

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The Lawson Unit is the name of our world renowned specialist centre for HIV & offer treatment, support & ongoing care for people living with HIV.

For more detailed information about The Lawson unit please click here


***News update 2022***

The Lawson Unit is moving!

Many of you will now have been notified that the Lawson Unit clinic will be moving to the new hospital building across the road.
Please click here for more details





Phone line opening times

You can call us on 01273 664 722. Phone lines are closed on Bank Holidays. For HIV related queries out of these hours, please contact the HIV inpatient ward @ Courtyard 6 on 01273 523 061

Monday 9.15am to 4.30pm
Tuesday 9.15am to 4.30pm
Wednesday 12.30pm to 4.30pm
Thursday 9.15am to 4.30pm
Friday 9.15am to 4.30pm



Please do NOT attend our clinics if you or someone you live with has symptoms of COVID-19 or is awaiting a COVID-19 test result. Unless we have asked you to come into clinic, our doctor and nurse specialist appointments are by telephone. Blood test appointments remain face-to-face. For a routine sexual health check-up, please order a home test kit. COVID-19 advice for people living with HIV can be found on our Health Advice pages.


Team Members

Professor Yvonne Gilleece
Professor Yvonne Gilleece trained in Dublin and London, is Honorary Clinical Professor and Consultant in HIV Medicine & Sexual Health at Brighton & Sussex Medical School and University Hospitals Sussex NHS Trust. She is a national and international leader on HIV in Women and is Chair of the BHIVA Pregnancy Guidelines, Chair of WAVE, Chair of SWIFT, promoting research in women living with HIV. She is currently the Honorary Secretary of BHIVA. She also specialises in HIV and Bone and HIV and Hepatitis Coinfection & Liver Dysfunction.