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No reduction in HIV levels in men who have sex with men

Despite a significant increase in HIV testing and treatment, the annual number of new HIV infections in men who have sex with men (MSM) has remained unchanged over the last 10 years in England and Wales, according to a new … Read more → – No reduction in HIV levels in men who have sex with men

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New data show quarter of people living with HIV remain undiagnosed in UK

According to latest Health Protection Agency (HPA) figures there were 6,280 new HIV diagnoses in 2011, taking the total number of people living with HIV in the UK to around 96,000. The full report is available here

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British HIV Association reveals patients with HIV infection are missing early diagnosis

BHIVA (British HIV Association), the UK’s leading association representing professionals in HIV care, has published figures from its latest audit of HIV testing and diagnosis in the UK. The audit examined the records of more than a thousand patients attending … Read more → – British HIV Association reveals patients with HIV infection are missing early diagnosis

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HIV treatment for overseas visitors in England

From 1 October 2012 an amendment to the NHS (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations means HIV treatment will no longer be chargeable to any overseas visitor. The Department of Health has published guidance covering the policy change, the prescribing of … Read more → – HIV treatment for overseas visitors in England

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£8 million invested to tackle HIV

Almost £8 million will be invested in a drive to tackle HIV infections and provide information to improve people’s sexual health. The money will go to the Terrence Higgins Trust and Family Planning Association (FPA) over three years. There are … Read more → – £8 million invested to tackle HIV

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