BHIVA produces a range of publications which reflect the association’s main objectives of promoting both good clinical practice and research in the treatment of HIV infection and HIV related illness as well as advancing medical education through the dissemination of research findings.
The association also acts as a national advisory body to other professions and organisations including government on all aspects of HIV care. In achieving its objective BHIVA publishes a range of papers including clinical guidelines, reports of audit findings, clinical standards documents, the medical research journal HIV Medicine and policy and advisory papers.
Audit reports and published papers
BHIVA undertakes an annual national programme of clinical audit supervised by the audit and clinical standards sub-committee. BHIVA publishes an annual audit report and makes available on line the findings and recommendations of individual audits as well as peer reviewed papers of audit results.
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BHIVA Members Matters
Members Matters is a document that is sent out via email on a regular basis to keep members up to date with the work of the Association. It includes updates on conferences and guidelines as well as the work of the various BHIVA committees.
View BHIVA Members Matters (Members only)
Since the 1990s, BHIVA has been producing clinical guidelines for the management of HIV infection, which, while primarily intended for the use of UK physicians, have international influence. The guidelines encompass not only treatment with antiretroviral therapy but also specific guidelines on adherence, the management of TB and hepatitis B, and C co-infected individuals, transplantation, immunisation, malignancy, opportunistic infections, reproductive and sexual health, and pregnancy.
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The British HIV Association (BHIVA), working in partnership with care providers, professional associations, commissioners and people living with HIV, has produced a set of quality standards for the care of people with HIV in the UK. They cover 12 key themes, prioritised as being the most important issues for the care of people with HIV. Derived from the best available evidence, the Standards focus on aspects of care that have particular relevance for delivering equitable high-quality services that secure the best possible outcomes for people with HIV.
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HIV Medicine is the official journal of the British HIV Association (BHIVA) and the European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS), and is published by Blackwell Publishing. HIV Medicine is a peer-reviewed journal publishing original articles, reviews and guidelines on all aspects of HIV treatment and diagnosis. The journal is specifically aimed at researchers and clinicians with responsibility for treating HIV-infected persons. Further issues and free-to-download back issues are available for BHIVA members from the HIV Medicine website.
Visit the HIV Medicine Journal section
Patient specific information
This area of the publications section is for patient specific information.
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Policy and consultation papers
As a national advisory body on HIV treatment and care, BHIVA has produced advisory and guidance papers on health policy related to HIV treatment and care as well as responses to government consultation requests, often in association with other organisations.
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Click the link below to view all Position Statements, including a statement on the future role of primary and community care in HIV and also a statement on Infant Feeding in the UK.
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