Needle exchange services

Forward provides needle exchange services at each of its Hubs in East Kent. In addition to being available to anyone in East Kent who needs them, exchange services are open to individuals from West Kent. More information on the Hubs and where you can find them can be found here.

We also work with the following pharmacies to provide needle exchange services in East Kent: 


Kamsons Pharmacy, St. Stephens Walk, Ashford, Kent TN23 5AQ
Ashworths Dispensing Chemist, 229 Beaver Road, Ashford, Kent TN23 7SJ


Boots, St. Georges Place, Canterbury, Kent CT1 1UL
Superdrug, St. Georges Street, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2SS
Catching Lives, Canterbury, Station Road East, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2RB. PLEASE NOTE: During summer months (1st April - 30th September), Catching Lives is open from 8.30am - 4.30pm on weekdays and 8.30am - 3.00pm on weekends. 

Boots, 39 High Street, Deal, Kent CT14 6EL

Boots, 19 Biggin Street, Dover, Kent CT16 1BH
Paydens, 108 High Street, Dover, Kent CT16 1EG

Paydens, 10 - 12 Cross Lane, Faversham, Kent ME13 8PN

L W Lama Pharmacy, 97 Canterbury Road, Folkestone, Kent CT18 7BS
Boots, 24-26 Sandgate Road, Folkestone, Kent CT20 1DP
The Central Pharmacy, 104 Cheriton Road, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2QN

Herne Bay
Boots, 114-116 Mortimer Street, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 5EB Isle of Sheppey

Isle of Sheppey
Mistry Chemist, Wood Street, Sheerness, Kent ME12 1UA
Leysdown Pharmacy 9a Leysdown Road Sheerness KENT ME12 4RE

Paydens, 5-9 Hawley Street, Margate, Kent CT9 1BU
Woolls Pharmacy, Palm Bay Avenue, Margate, Kent CT9 3JR

Boots, 7-13 High Street, Ramsgate, Kent CT11 9AB

Lloyds Pharmacy, 80 High Street, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 2AN
Green Street Pharmacy, 105 London Road, Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 9QL

Sturry Pharmacy, 8 High Street, Sturry, Kent CT2 0BD

Boots, 33-35 High Street, Whitstable, Kent CT5 1AP