Needle Exchange & Harm Reduction

SIAS operates an on-site Needle Exchange at Middlewood House, 15 Larch Croft, Chelmsley Wood, B37 7UR. Opening times are Monday and Thursday 9.00am to 7.00pm, Tuesday and Wednesday 9.00am to 5.00pm, Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm.

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 ‘nʼ mixʼ equipment to suit their individual needs

The following pharmacies also provide 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