Category list : HIV
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A trial of the HIV prevention drug pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in England is being expanded
A patient may want to keep certain aspects of their lives secret from relatives, and health professionals need to respect their wish. This requires good communication between staff. An anonymous testimony reveals this does not always happen
’I would recommend this book to anyone with an interest in HIV epidemiology, especially if they are keen to contribute to the broad-based scientific progress and the well-being of the population they are attempting to benefit.’
The UK is “well on the way” to eradicating HIV, health leaders have claimed, after new figures showed diagnoses have reached their lowest level since 2000.
Staffing shortages in sexual health clinics have led to a drop in testing, as hard-pressed nurses admit they have been forced to turn people away, shows a new report from the Royal College of Nursing.
Nursing is set to be at the forefront of “revolutionary” changes in haemophilia care, but the profession still carries a burden of “guilt” from the contaminated blood scandal that saw hundreds of NHS patients infected with HIV and hepatitis C, according to a leading specialist nurse.
A national sexual health campaign featuring emojis has been launched to encourage condom use by young adults in order to reduce “too high” rates of sexually transmitted infections in England.
NHS testing and treatment services in London for sexual health conditions are being “jeopardised” by plans to reconfigure services, according to unions.
Patients living in areas of England with a high prevalence of HIV should routinely be offered HIV tests during routine healthcare appointments, according to new guidance.
Lack of clinical staff and expertise is affecting the quality of sexual health and HIV services, according to a review of the way services are commissioned.