HIV Testing


The only way to find out your HIV status is to have an HIV test. This is a simple, free and confidential blood test. Rapid HIV testing is available that provides results in 20 minutes.

You can get tested for HIV in the following places: - free, discreet postal HIV home testing kits for those at high-risk of HIV. Eligibility criteria apply.

Community Specialist HIV Nursing Service at Hartington Road Clinic - all ages

Axess (GUM) - all ages

Abacus - all ages

Armistead - for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people

Brook - under-25s only through the GUM clinics at Brook;

Student Health - eligibility criteria apply.  Click here for details.

GP practices - all ages



If you are living with, or are affected by HIV, contact  Sahir House for information and support.  The service is open to people of all ages, living in Merseyside.