Kings Brook, Bedford
Supporting Safe Sex in Beds
Address: Kings Brook, 5 St Johns Street, Bedford, MK42 0AH.
Our clinic is on the corner of 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.
- Chlamydia testing
- Contraception (including coils)
- 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 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).
Last month, October 2019, 153 patients did not attend their appointments. This equates to 56.5 hours of lost clinical time.
If you are unable to attend your appointment, please send a TEXT to 07813552746 (TEXT ONLY) with your date of birth and the date of your appointment or CALL on 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 for attending.
This clinic has limited capacity and although we will do our best to see you, we cannot guarantee this. Depending on which clinician you are seeing you may be seen in a different order than you arrived.
We advise that you arrive 15 minutes before the clinic start time to register.
'Sit and Wait' clinics at our Kings Brook clinic take place at the following times:
- Tuesdays - 1.30 start (we ask patients to register at 1.15pm)
- Thursdays - 1.30 start (we ask patients to register at 1.15pm)
- Saturdays for Under 25s - 1.30pm start (we ask patients to register at 1.15pm)