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Ivy Centre - Sexual Health Service

The Ivy Centre,
St Leonards,
Nuttall Street,
N1 5LZ
Telephone: 020 7683 4103


Corona virus service update

Until further notice, access to Homerton Sexual Health services is by phone assessment only. 

Phone: 020 7683 4103

Please ring to arrange a telephone consultation and a member of staff will return your call.

Please do not come in to our clinics unless we have advised you to after a telephone consultation. 

At the moment we are only providing services from the Clifden Centre, Homerton University Hospital.

Please check our website for the latest information: 

Who we are...

This is a free, confidential sexual health service for men and women including young people. 

What we do...

Provide information, guidance and support on health choices for women and men. 

This service particularly welcomes women aged over 40.

The service includes a weekly clinic which offering:

  • cervical smear tests
  • blood pressure checks

It also provides information on a wide range of issues including:

  • weight management
  • menopause,
  • breast awareness, and
  • bladder problems

  • A counselling service is also available to Hackney residents aged over 25.

Bookable appointments are available for:

  • contraception (including Emergency Contraception),
  • testing & treatment for sexually transmitted infections,
  • pregnancy testing,
  • termination referrals,
  • condoms & lubricants
  • advice, information and support

Drop-in clinics are for young people, aged 25 and under, offering:

  • contraception (including Emergency Contraception)
  • testing & treatment for sexually transmitted infections
  • pregnancy testing
  • termination referrals
  • condoms & lubricants
  • advice, information and support

Record Last Updated on: 13/05/2020

Time / Date Details

Time of day


Session Information

Monday: 9.00 - 3.30 - Walk-in clinic and appointments
Tuesday: 9.00 - 6.30
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 8.30-9.00 - Appointments only - call 020 7683 4103 to book
Thursday: 8.30-9.00 and 9.00-3.30 - Walk-in clinic and appointments
Friday: 9.00-3.30 - Walk-in clinic and appointments

Other Details


Free NHS service

Referral Details

Abortion services (referrals available only for residents of Hackney)

What to do if you have a complaint

Complaints can be made to a clinician or manager in the service.

Complaints can be made to a clinician or manager in the service or alternatively through the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS).

The service can be contacted on 020 8510 7315 or

Can parents & young people buy this service as part of their SEND personal budget?


SEND Personal Budget - Notes

This is a free service

How to Get Here

Buses: 67, 149, 242, 243, 394

Train: Hoxton or Haggerston overground

Parking: Disabled parking available

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