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


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


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


Midlands and East Prescribing Implementation Guidelines


The Midlands and East Prescribing Implementation Guidelines are now available for comment. The draft guidelines have been available to clinicians and patient groups for comment since the beginning of February 2016. We have asked for permission to put the next version of the draft guidance online for comment, and they can now be seen in