HIV and Coronavirus (COVID-19): Common Questions

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The British HIV Association has issued a set of answers to some of the common questions being asked by people living with HIV about coronavirus and COVID-19. You can read these below, and also view them – and other resources – at BHIVA’s own website. What is coronavirus? Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of

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Coronavirus: Guidance for Patients

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As part of the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Heartlands HIV Service has now adopted new guidance on hospital attendance. You can read the full guidance here. Please familiarise yourself with it in full, and check back regularly for changes as the situation proceeds. In summary, the Trust has decided to: Scale down routine

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Parliament Recognises Heartlands Work

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The Heartlands HIV Service team were recently nominated for the NHS Parliamentary Awards, in the Care and Compassion category. Today, Jess Phillips MP, who originally put forward the nomination from her constituent, attended the clinic to present the team with a certificate of acknowledgement. Accompanied by the Rt Hon Jacqui Smith, Chair of University Hospitals

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HIV Heartland Team on BBC Radio

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A Heartlands HIV Service patient – and several of our staff – appeared on BBC Radio WM on Sunday, 18th November, to mark the start of National HIV Testing Week – and send the message that getting tested makes sense. You can listen to our segment from the Sunday Night with Nikki show by clicking

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World AIDS Day 2018 in Birmingham

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As part of our World AIDS Day celebrations, we are proud to say we’ll be part of Positive West Midlands’ event on Saturday, 1st December at Apaches Bar in Birmingham. People will be gathering the second city to remember, educate … and celebrate. With a World AIDS Day Wishing Tree and Memorial Quilt to decorate, live music and free HIV & STI testing, the event will also feature personal stories from people living with HIV and

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Dr Steve Taylor Nominated for Award

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We’re proud to say that our Lead Consultant, Dr Steve Taylor, has been nominated for the “Best in Clinical Care” Award at the Building Healthier Lives Heartlands Hospital ceremony later today. He has been both shortlisted for the Award and as a Site Finalist,  and has been invited to the Site Final ceremony at 4pm today! You can follow the

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Dr John Watson – World Medical Football Champion!

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Congratulations to John Watson, a consultant here at the Heartlands HIV Service: as a member of the Great Britain Medical Football Team, he has just won the World Medical Football Campionship in Prague! England may not quite have got to the World Cup Final in Russia, but Team GB did us proud in Prague. Our

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