HIV/STI Screening and Treatment

HIV Services

There are a number of useful local service providers in Sheffield, offering advice and support for people living with and affected by HIV. Some of them deal specifically with clinical support for people living with HIV; others provide help and social support to help with other issues that relating to an HIV positive diagnosis.

HIV Clinical Support Service at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital

Most of the specialist HIV Clinical Care in Sheffield is provided at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in either Sexual Health Sheffield specialist clinic (on A Floor) or in the Department of Infection and Tropical Medicine (on E Floor).

A Floor HIV Clinic

The A Floor Clinic provides care, support and treatment for people living with or affected by HIV.

The clinic has a team of experienced Nurses, Health Advisers, Dieticians, Clinical Psychologists and Doctors who can offer support during treatment and more practical support and advice around lifestyle changes. In addition, specialist Social Workers offer a range of support services before, during and after diagnosis.

A Floor HIV Clinic
Sexual Health Sheffield
Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Glossop Road
SHEFFIELD
S10 2JF

0114 276 6928 (Appointments)

0114 271 3531 (Clinical Nurse Specialist Team)

E3 HIV Outpatients Service

E3 HIV Outpatients Service provides care, support and treatment for people living with or affected by HIV.

The clinic has a team of experienced Nurses, Health Advisers, Dieticians, Clinical Psychologists and Doctors who can offer support during treatment and more practical support and advice around lifestyle changes.

Department of Infection and Tropical Medicine
Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Ward E3 – E Floor
Glossop Road
SHEFFIELD
S10 2JF

0114 271 3560 (Appointments)

0114 271 1882 (Clinical Nurse Specialist Team)

Website: www.sth.nhs.uk

HIV Maternity Services

The HIV Maternity Services at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals are based at the Jessop Wing which is situated on Tree Root Walk, behind the Royal Hallamshire Hospital.

All pregnant women have a named community midwife and those with HIV receive additional care from a consultant obstetrician and a specialist midwife based at the Jessop Wing. The maternity staff work closely with the consultants in HIV Services and Infectious Diseases at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital to co-ordinate care.

Women are referred to the Jessop Wing by their GP, community midwife or by the HIV services.

HIV Maternity Services
Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Jessop Wing
Tree Root Walk,
SHEFFIELD
S10 2SF

0114 271 1900 (Main Switchboard)

0114 271 2356 (Reception)

Website: www.sth.nhs.uk/our-hospitals/jessop-wing

HIV Services at Sheffield Children’s Hospital

The HIV service at Sheffield Children’s Hospital consists of a team of 2 Consultant Paediatricians a Specialist Nurse and a Specialist Pharmacist.

The service provides care and support of children and families infected and affected with HIV, in the clinical setting (outpatients and inpatients) and in the home. Telephone support is also offered as needed.

Clinics are held monthly at the both the Hallamshire Hospital and at the Sheffield Childrens Hospital out-patient department.

The service also provides care, support and follow up to babies born to mothers infected with HIV. Children born to HIV Positive parents are also referred to us for screening.

HIV Specialist Service
Sheffield Children’s Hospital
Western Bank
SHEFFIELD
S10 2TH
 
Website: www.sheffieldchildrens.nhs.uk

 E-mail: sheffield.childrenshospital@sch.nhs.uk

The Forge Centre

The specialist staff at the Forge Centre provide social work support, advice and counselling for people affected by HIV/AIDS and/or Hepatitis C.

Services provided include emotional support before during and after diagnosis & treatment as well as more practical support and advice. This may be:

  • Help at Home
  • Referrals to Other Services
  • Counselling
  • Rehabilitation Support
  • Advice and Advocacy
  • HIV and Hep C Testing and Pre / Post Test Counselling
 The Forge Centre
Floor 1, Howden House
Union Street
SHEFFIELD
S1 2SH

0114 273 4984

Website: www.sheffield.gov.uk/caresupport/adults/health/hiv/forgecentre

YAMBO

Yambo is a service provided by the Sheena Amos Youth Trust (SAYiT) and is a youth support service for young people up to the age of 19 who are affected by HIV.

Young people can be HIV+ themselves or have a family member who is HIV+, and nobody has to disclose their own status unless they are happy to do so.

The group meets twice a month and offers social activities, support and information about a range of issues. Youth workers Evelyn and Rachel also offer support to individual young people and to family members who want to know more about what the service offers.

Yambo has strong links with other HIV support groups for young people across the UK, and has met up with groups in Manchester, Barnsley, Stoke-on-Trent, Luton and London.

Sheena Amos Youth Trust
Scotia Works
Leadmill Road
SHEFFIELD
S1 4SE

0114 241 2728 (Main)

07955 371582 (HIV projects mobile)

Website: www.sayouthtrust.org.uk

Email: rachel@sayouthtrust.org.uk or evelyn@sayouthtrust.org.uk

Keeping Well Project

The Keeping Well Project provides information, advice and support to people living with and affected by HIV in Sheffield.

The service includes:-

  • 1 to 1 support
  • Group activities
  • Information Sessions
  • Access to health professionals and services

The project offers advice and support on:-

  • Housing and benefit advice
  • Harassment and discrimination
  • Living with HIV
  • Ways to manage medication
  • Keeping well on a budget
  • Disclosing to family and friends
Places for People
73a Victoria Street
Sheffield
S3 7QD

0114 272 2840 or 07073 970 715

E-mail: kate.ritchie@placesforpeople.co.uk