SIAS operates an on-site Needle Exchange at Middlewood House in Chelmsley Wood during normal 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

The following local pharmacies also offer a Needle Exchange service:

  • 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
DAYS: TIMES:
Mon – Weds 9.00am to 5.00pm
Thurs 9.00am to 8.00pm
Fri 9.00am to 5.00pm