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Supporting Safe Sex in Beds

Address: Kings Brook, 5 St Johns Street, Bedford, MK42 0AH

Our clinic is on the corner at the junction where Cauldwell Street meets St John's Street - across the road from Bedford College and around the corner from Bedford Free School. There is no parking available on site, however, there are plenty of paid for car parks (£2 or less for two hour stay) within a short walk.  

Patients are also able to park for up to 2 hours for free at St John's Retail Park (MK42 0DJ), which is 5 minutes walk away. In addition, free parking is available for 2 hours every Saturday at all council owned town centre car parks. You can find a full list of parking options on Parkopedia here. 

There are also bus stops nearby serving a number of routes.

Services

  •  C-card
  • Chlamydia testing
  • Condoms
  • Contraception (including coil consultations and fittings)
  • Emergency contraception
  • HIV testing
  • HIV care and treatment
  • Psychosexual service
  • STI testing
  • Support and advice

Opening times and booking

The clinic is open Monday to Saturday, with both appointments and sit and wait sessions available. Patients are advised to call 0300 300 3030, option 4 for more information on opening times. 

The appointment line opens daily at 08:15 for bookings.  Please be advised you can only book appointments within 48 hours (some appointments and clinics are exempt).

If you are unable to attend your appointment, please TEXT 07813552746 (text only) with your date of birth and the date of your appointment or CALL 0300 300 3030 Option 4. 

Please note that our sit and wait clinics can get quite busy and you will need to allow extra time if attending. This clinic has limited capacity and although we will do our best to see you, we cannot guarantee this. Please be aware that the order in which you are seen, may be different to the order you arrived in, depending on who you are seeing

We advise that you arrive 15 minutes before the clinic start time to register.

'Sit and Wait' at Kings Brook take place on:

  • Tuesdays  -  1.30pm start (we ask patients to register at 1.15pm)
  • Thursdays  - 1.30pm start (we ask patients to register at 1.15pm)
  • Saturdays (Under 25's only) - 1.30pm start (we ask patients to register at 1.15pm)