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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has an information leaflet on HIV and AIDS.

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World leaders in providing professional HIV and AIDS treatment and services information - huge database of AIDS treatment info and HIV services in UK.

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AIDS & HIV health promotion information, including transmission information and information about testing.

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British HIV Association

BHIVA is the UK professional association representing professionals in HIV care. Founded in 1995, it is a well-established organisation which is committed to providing excellence in the care of those living with and affected by HIV.

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CARA is a local volunteer organisation working in West London. They provide a range of services to people living with HIV, helping them to live life to the full.

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Children's HIV Association

An association of professionals who are committed to providing excellence in the care of children infected or affected by HIV and their families. Although the content of this website is aimed at health professionals, it has much to interest the general public.

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Children With AIDS Charity (CWAC)

Children With AIDS Charity aims to help the youngest of those infected or affected by HIV and AIDS, by assisting these children and their families to lead as near normal a life as possible.

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A website developed by NAT which provides all the basic facts about HIV plus additional information and real stories from people living with HIV.

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HIV I-Base

HIV treatment information for healthcare professionals and HIV-positive people.

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Jewish Aids Trust

To provide the Jewish community with education, counselling and support in connection with HIV and AIDS.

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A charity which specialises in HIV and AIDS care, education and training with centres in London, Uganda and international projects.

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NAT - National AIDS Trust

AIDS policy and research with links to treatments, care, self-help, drug trials, vaccine development and HIV/AIDS organisations worldwide.

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Positive Nation

Aims to provide a voice for all people affected by HIV and AIDS in the UK.

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Positive Parenting and Children

Provision of support to Children , Young People and Families Living with HIV and AIDS in South London. Mainly Family Support; Parenting Support; Support for Fathers; Peer Support For Children and Young People; Peer support for Parents; Support for Foster carers; Saturday Clubs; Holiday Play Schemes.

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Positively UK

A national charity working to improve the quality of life of men and women living with HIV.

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Terrence Higgins Trust

London-based non-governmental organisation. It was set up in 1982 to provide information and support to people living with HIV and AIDS, and to people affected or concerned.

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UK Coalition of People Living with HIV and AIDS

The national charity of people living with HIV.

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Collaborative HIV Paediatric Study (CHIPS)

The overall aim of CHIPS is to enhance the exchange of information and expertise between centres in order to promote standardised and high quality paediatrician-led care of all HIV-infected children in the UK and Ireland. Its objectives are to describe clinical, laboratory and treatment information in HIV infected children under care in the UK and Ireland, and to describe the use of paediatric HIV services. This information is fed back to the reporting paediatricians in order to inform and improve care provision.

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Liverpool HIV Pharmacology Group

LHPG, the Liverpool HIV Pharmacology Group, is a major research unit within the School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Liverpool.

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Medical Foundation for AIDS & Sexual Health

The Medical Foundation for AIDS & Sexual Health is a charity which works with policy-makers and health professionals, to promote excellence in the prevention and management of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.

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Society of Health Advisers in Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Information and images on sexually transmitted infections and related issues for the public and professionals. Includes information on HIV and AIDS. Where to get help. Includes contact details of all the sexual health clinics (sexually transmitted disease clinics) in the UK and Ireland.

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Deep Dermal Injection of Non-Absorbable Gel Polymer for HIV-related Facial Lipoatrophy

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Deep Dermal Injection of Non-Absorbable Gel Polymer for HIV-related Facial Lipoatrophy.

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Medicine Guide for HIV Infection

Information from emc Medicine Guides.

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HIV and STIs

Information the Health Protection Agency.

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Patient experience video from Healthtalkonline.

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HIV as a Long Term Condition in Young People

Young person's experience from Youthhealthtalk.

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Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

See also the Patient UK sexually transmitted diseases page and the sexual health page

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
7269 (v16)
Last Checked:
21 February 2012

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