A one-to-one service for you
You are free to discuss any of the following issues with our Sunflower Team.
Health Advisor and Beacon Women’s Service (work together)
- Pregnancy care coordination with obstetrics postnatal support
- Mental health assessment
- Domestic violence issues
- Financial and housing issues
- Discuss your health worries
- Review your medications
- Request any investigations needed for general HIV
Family Planning and Reproductive Health Doctor
- Menopause assessment and treatment advice
- Contraception advice and provision, including coils
HIV Specialist Nurse
- Smears and STI checks
- Blood taking
- Heart disease risk checks
- Fracture risk checks
- Blood pressure checks
The Lawson Unit is now running a specialist clinic dedicated to providing a confidential and supportive clinic for women living with HIV.
Our Sunflower Clinic allows you to access a doctor, nurse, health adviser and a women’s support worker from the Sussex Beacon – all at one appointment.
This specialist team offers support, information and education around HIV treatment, contraception, sexually transmitted infections, fertility, cervical smears, menopause, bone and heart health, domestic violence, substance misuse, sexual assault, social issues and any concerns around mental health.
Alternate Fridays 10 to 1pm at The Lawson Unit.
Lawson Unit nursing team 01273 664722
Health advisers 01273 523388
Women’s Service at The Sussex Beacon 01273 694222
Other services you can self refer to:
RISE (Domestic abuse support) 0300 323 9985
- Women’s services
- Mindfulness courses
- Positive fitness classes
Websites and online forums
This information is intended for patients receiving care in Brighton & Hove or Haywards Heath.
The information here is for guidance purposes only and is in no way intended to replace professional clinical advice by a qualified practitioner.