BHIVA (the British HIV Association) is an organisation that represents healthcare professionals working in HIV in the UK. Its guidelines set out the medical and other care people living with HIV can expect to receive in the UK. You can find out more about the process used to develop the guidelines here: How BHIVA guidelines are developed.

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