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Standards of care for people living with HIV in 2013

Standards of care for people living with HIV in 2013 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.

 

Downloads

British HIV Association Standards of Care for People Living with HIV 2013 (A4 version)

British HIV Association Standards of Care for People Living with HIV 2013 (A5 version)

 

Related links

PRESS RELEASE (29th November 2012): New HIV figures cause for 'deep concern' according to HIV experts

PRESS RELEASE (12th September 12): British HIV Association proposes new standards for care


Consultation feedback

Please use the links below to download a list of all feedback received during the consultation process, separated by each standard.

General Feedback

Standard 1: Diagnostic Testing for HIV

Standard 2: Access to, and retention in, HIV treatment and care

Standard 3: Provision of outpatient treatment and care for HIV, and access to care for complex co-morbidity

Standard 4: Safe ARV prescribing: Effective Medicines Management

Standard 5: Inpatient care for people living with HIV

Standard 6: Psychological care

Standard 7: Sexual health and secondary HIV prevention

Standard 8: Reproductive Health

Standard 9: Self management

Standard 10: Service user engagement / involvement

Standard 11: Competencies

Standard 12: Data, Audit and Research

Yours sincerely,


Professor Jane Anderson


 


Dr Simon Edwards

Co-Chairs, Standards Working Group