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

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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 at Louise Martindale Building – B6 on 01273 667916

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


Team Members

Professor Yvonne Gilleece
Professor Yvonne Gilleece trained in Dublin and London, and is Honorary Clinical Professor and Consultant in HIV Medicine & Sexual Health at Brighton & Sussex Medical School (BSMS) and University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust. She is a national and international leader on HIV and was elected Chair of the British HIV Association (BHIVA) in January 2023. Prior to this she was elected as a BHIVA trustee to serve on the Executive Committee (2016-2019, 2019–2022) and was also elected as Honorary Secretary (2019- 2022). Professor Gilleece specialises in HIV in Women and is immediate past Chair of the BHIVA Pregnancy Guidelines, Chair of WAVE, a subcommittee of the European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS), and Founder and Chair of SWIFT, promoting research in women living with HIV. She leads the HIV Women’s Clinic Sunflower in Brighton. She also teaches at BSMS, on the BHIVA inpatients and Dip HIV courses and at EACS Summer School. She was Vice Chair of the BHIVA Guidelines Subcommittee (2017-2019), was a member of the BHIVA Hepatitis and Conference Subcommittees and has contributed as an author to additional BHIVA guidelines (Adult Treatment, 2015, SRH 2019, HIV-2 2005). She also specialises in HIV and Bone and HIV and Hepatitis Coinfection & Liver Dysfunction and regularly publishes research in all her subspecialty fields.

Professor Daniel Richardson
I am a Sexual Health & HIV physician from the UK who has worked in both the UK and Australia, interested particularly in the sexual health of men who have sex with men, epidemiology of STIs in MSM and sexual health interventions. I am also interested in education and have previously organised the annual BASHH conferences

Dr Sophie Ross
I trained at Brighton and Sussex Medical School and worked in Brighton, London and Myanmar before joining the Lawson Unit as a specialist registrar (senior trainee). My specialist interests include health for transgender people and sustainability in healthcare.

Dr Debbie Williams
I trained at Sheffield University and did my specialist training at The Mortimer Market Centre, UCL and became a consultant in Brighton in 1998. I am interested in all aspects of the specialty but have particular interests in the renal complications of HIV. Dr Williams is current the clinical lead for sexual health services in Brighton.

Dr Sonia Raffe
Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine. Sonia joined the SHAC and Lawson Unit team many years ago and was recently appointed as one of our permanent consultants. We are delighted