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Treatment outcomes no better with single tablet regimens than individual tablets

One pill a day HIV treatments such as Atripla, Stribild and Eviplera have the same rates of virological failure, drug resistance and side-effects as multiple tablet regimens,

Published
23 April 2015
By
Roger Pebody
Martin Fisher R.I.P.

Professor Martin Fisher one of the worlds leading HIV physicians and specialists passed away last night.

Published
21 April 2015
From
G Scene
Nigel Farage and health tourism

Dr Shaun Griffin, Executive Director of External Affairs at Terrence Higgins Trust, challenges Nigel Farage’s recent comments about HIV and health tourism.

Published
17 April 2015
From
Terrence Higgins Trust
Nicola Sturgeon Signs Open Letter Condemning Farage Over HIV Comments

The leaders of the SNP, the Green party, and Plaid Cymru have signed an open letter organised by ACT UP London disputing claims made by Nigel Farage about HIV-positive immigrants.

Published
15 April 2015
From
BuzzFeed
UKIP wrong about HIV data and health tourism, say campaigners

HIV experts and campaigners have refuted claims by the leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) that most people in the United Kingdom with a diagnosis of HIV are foreign nationals who come to the country as "health tourists" with the specific aim of exploiting the NHS.

Published
14 April 2015
From
BHIVA / BMJ
UKIP's Carswell Not Being Drawn Into HIV Row

Douglas Carswell - the son of a prominent HIV researcher - would not say if he backed Nigel Farage's controversial comments.

Published
14 April 2015
From
Sky News
'Show your passport to use the NHS', patients will be told under new guidelines

Hospitals have been issued with guidelines from the Department of Health which explain that they have a “legal obligation” to ensure they identify anyone not entitled to free treatment.

Published
13 April 2015
From
Daily Telegraph
General election 2015: UKIP candidate sorry for HIV tweet

UKIP's candidate in a key general election seat has been forced to apologise after she appeared to question the cost to the NHS of treating British people who are HIV positive.

Published
10 April 2015
From
BBC News
"I am one of those foreigners": living with HIV in the UK

The statement by Ukip's leader Nigel Farage that the majority of people living with HIV in the UK are foreigners, who come here to access free NHS treatment, and who should not be let in, sends shivers down my spine. I was born in Italy, I moved to the UK in the late 80’s and happened to be diagnosed with HIV in 1997.

Published
08 April 2015
From
Open Democracy
We Asked Foreign Born British HIV Patients About Nigel Farage's 'Health Tourist' Comments

Has Nigel Farage got a point? Can a few thousand foreign born HIV patients be held responsible for the NHS's financial black hole? I went to meet some of these HIV positive "health tourists" to find out how their holidays are going and ask whether it would be cheaper for everyone if they they just went somewhere and died.

Published
07 April 2015
From
Vice
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