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Charles Farthing obituary

Pioneering doctor in the treatment of HIV/Aids who convinced the Tory government of the severity of the problem in the 1980s.

Published
12 May 2014
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The Guardian
Tendering sexual health services

This edition of the bulletin is primarily aimed at local authority commissioners. It may also provide useful information for providers considering responding to local authority tenders.

Published
08 May 2014
From
Public Health England
UK: Latest evidence on sexual health screening published

New resources outlining the latest evidence on sexual health screening have been released by Public Health England (PHE). The package reveals the latest evidence on the impact and economics of opportunistic chlamydia screening, and HIV screening and testing.

Published
25 April 2014
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Nursing in Practice
People living with HIV in the UK still have impaired health-related quality of life

People living with HIV in the UK have poorer health-related quality of life (HRQoL) compared to individuals in the general population, according to research presented at the

Published
22 April 2014
By
Michael Carter
LGBT drugs and sexual health services needed in London

The strong association with high-risk sexual behaviour and sexual ill-health, including the transmission of HIV and hepatitis C, has highlighted the need for better links between sexual health and drug services. However, very few integrated services exist, and those that do are now only available to local residents due to recent changes in NHS commissioning.

Published
11 April 2014
From
The Guardian
Ed Miliband: Coalition must take responsibility for lack of HIV testing by GPs

The Labour leader told PinkNews.co.uk in an exclusive interview that he was alarmed by reports of healthcare professionals failing to offer HIV tests to groups most at risk of carrying the virus. “The Government has a responsibility to work with GPs and health centres to make sure, not only are they aware of their responsibilities, but also to encourage them to provide testing” he said.

Published
20 March 2014
From
Pink News
Review: Dean Street Express

I would like to tell you about my experience with a new clinic I visited today. Dean Street Express is a new sexual health walk in clinic which offers fast, free and confidential STI/HIV screening 6 days a week without an appointment. In a nutshell I had an amazing experience with them: friendly staff, brand new equipment and technologies I’ve never seen before, very quick service.

Published
14 March 2014
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My Gay London
Commissioning HIV services

An overview of the commissioning of services for people living with HIV, and the roles of Local Authorities, Clinical Commissioning Groups and NHS England.

Published
25 February 2014
From
Public Health England
Guidelines for HIV testing in non-specialist settings not being followed in the UK

UK guidelines issued in 2008 concerning HIV testing in general medical and primary care settings are not being followed, results of a meta-analysis published in Sexually Transmitted

Published
24 February 2014
By
Michael Carter
Cara Bids for Lighthouse Lifeline

The Lighthouse in West London, up for sale by THT, will continue to be used and run by people living with HIV if a rescue plan by The Cara Trust is accepted.

Published
19 February 2014
From
Baseline

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