Harm Reduction advice and Needle Exchange


SIAS operates an on-site Needle Exchange at Middle wood House in Chelmsley Wood during opening hours.

Anyone in need can call and access:

  • Free sterile needles and syringes
  • Safe containers to store used equipment
  • Facilities for the return of used equipment
  • Additional “works”
  • BBV testing and vaccination
  • Advice on safer injecting
  • Steroid user service for users of Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs) where clients can ‘pick ‘n’ mix’ equipment to suit their individual needs
Monday and Thursday 9.00am to 7.00pm
Tuesday and Wednesday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

For those wishing to access a Needle Exchange elsewhere in the Borough

A list of pharmacies involved in delivering this service are listed below

  • Alliance, Crabtree Drive, Chelmsley Wood B37 5BU
  • Asda, Chelmsley Wood, B37 5EX
  • W D Taylor, 5 Craig Croft, Chelmsley Wood B37 7TR
  • Hospital A&E Dept, Lode Lane, B91 2JL
  • Alliance, 22 Arran Way, Chelmsley Wood B36 0QG
  • A&E Department, Solihull Hospital, Lode Lane, Solihull B91 2JL
  • Boots, 7 Mell Square, Solihull B91 3A
  • Boots, Sears Retail Park, Oakenshaw Road, Solihull  B90 4QY
  • Boots, 225 Lyndon Road, Solihull B92 7QP
  • Boots, Greenwood Way, Chelmsley Wood (Town Centre) B37 5TL
  • Boots, Arran Way, B36 0QG
  • Dovehouse Pharmacy, 351 Warwick Road, Solihull B91 1BQ
  • Lloyds Pharmacy, 5 Union Road, Solihull B90 3BT
  • Lloyds Pharmacy, 158 Station Road, Balsall Common, Coventry CV7 7FD
  • Lloyds Pharmacy, 1 The Green, Meriden, Coventry CV7 7LN
  • The Pharmacy, Morrisons Stores, George Road, Solihull B91 3BQ
  • W M Brown, 15/17 The Parade, Kingshurst B37 6BA