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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Please use the links below to download a list of all feedback received during the consultation process, separated by each standard.
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
Professor Jane Anderson
Dr Simon Edwards
Co-Chairs, Standards Working Group