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Prevention Support Clinic (PSC

Helpful Information Leaflet

The Prevention Support Clinic (PSC) at St Vincent’s University Hospital aims to provide a safe and convenient medical, nursing and social support to people who would like help and clinical advice on HIV prevention. This includes testing for STIs, providing advice to patients and the provision of PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis).

Prevention Support Clinic (PSC) Helpful Information

Referral Pathway

To set up an appointment, please email us your name, date of birth, phone number and address at psc@svuh.ie. Please note, we will not be able to provide medical advice via this email address.

Or alternatively call our medical secretary on (01) 221 3363.

Clinic takes place on Monday afternoons and Tuesday mornings.

Drug Payment Scheme

Once registered with our service, you may be advised to commence PrEP. To avail of free PrEP from community pharmacies, you will need to register with the HSE PrEP Programme using your Drug Payment Scheme (DPS) number. If you do not have a DPS, you can apply online (click here) and bring the DPS number with you to your appointment. It may take some time for your DPS number to be sent to you after completion of the form so please fill it in as early as possible before your appointment.

If you do not receive your DPS number before your clinic appointment, you can email it to us at psc@svuh.ie with your details and we will register you to the system. Please note, we will not be able to provide medical advice via this email address.