Midlands and East Region: ART Guidance Published: What Does It Mean For You?

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A leaflet written for and by people living with HIV has been published which explains how decisions about prescribing HIV medications are made in the region. You can download it both below and from our Professional section’s Regional Guidelines page. This leaflet relates to the document published in response to a request from NHS England to the HIV Clinical Reference Group members from

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Government Response to PrEP Petitioners

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The Government is issuing a response to all those who sign a petition asking that PrEP be made immediately available on the NHS, following NHS England’s decision of a few weeks ago: NHS England have agreed to carefully consider their position on commissioning Pre-exposure Prophylaxis. The Government is investing £2.4m in HIV prevention nationally. The

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NHS England’s Decision on PrEP

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The NHS this week announced it had abandoned any plans to offer Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, or PrEP. In a statement, NHS England said: As set out in the Local Authorities (Public Health Functions and Entry to Premises by Local Healthwatch Representatives) Regulations 2013, local authorities are the responsible commissioner for HIV prevention services. Including PrEP for consideration

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Future Commissioning of HIV and TB Support Services in Birmingham

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Birmingham City Council is undertaking a strategic review of current provision and local need for social support for people with HIV and TB, to help shape the future commissioning of services.  You can read what the consultation said here. Did you get the opportunity to have your say? We are concerned that the consultation didn’t quite

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