BHIVA News

The most recent BHIVA news can be accessed below.  To view BHIVA Statements, click here.


2018

The British HIV Association (BHIVA) calls for accelerated efforts to prevent and cure hepatitis C infection in all those living with HIV
10 October 2018

Government funding cuts leave sexual health and HIV care at 'breaking point'
29 September 2018

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust blog - "Working with HIV/AIDS patients was the highlight of my clinical career"
Thursday 20 September 2018

PrEP and Health Promotion activity
Friday 24 August 2018

Volunteer for the BHIVA Social media team!
Friday 27 July 2018

New BHIVA website
Monday 23 July 2018

BHIVA welcomes suspension of migrant data sharing by NHS Digital
Wednesday 9 May 2018

New Standards of Care from British HIV Association (BHIVA) meet patient needs despite challenges presented by funding cuts
Thursday 19 April 2018

BHIVA guidelines facilitator
Tuesday 6 March 2018

Are We Really Prepared To Stop HIV?
Monday 12 February 2018

London joins Fast-Track Cities initiative to reduce new HIV infections: BHIVA blog in Huffington Post, 12 January 2018
Friday 12 January 2018

London joins global Fast-Track Cities to reduce new HIV infections and eliminate stigma
Wednesday 10 January 2018


2017

The UK is moving towards elimination of HIV transmission
Wednesday 15 November 2017

National HIV Testing Week and the European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week 2017
Friday 3 November 2017

BHIVA Twitter Campaign Competition 2017
Monday 2 October 2017

Standards of care for people living with HIV (2018): consultation and public meetings
Monday 11 September 2017

BHIVA celebrates introduction of PrEP in Scotland and Wales
Tuesday 11 July 2017

Call for preventative HIV drug on NHS
Wednesday 10 May 2017

Wales will now provide a PrEP trial
Friday 28 April 2017

BHIVA response to The Irish Times article 'Anti-HIV drug removes personal responsibility'
Friday 21 April 2017

Dr. Mark Wainberg - a tribute
Thursday 13 April 2017

BHIVA Standards - consultation
Monday 3 April 2017

Clusters of acute hepatitis A among men who have sex with men (MSM)
Thursday 16 February 2017


2016

BHIVA response to Pulse article (12 Dec 2016) 'Four ethical issues to consider before offering HIV tests to your patients'
Wednesday 21 December 2016

UK's leading HIV clinicians welcome £10M NHS PrEP trial
Sunday 4 December 2016

UK's leading HIV clinicians support Court of Appeal ruling on PrEP
Thursday 10 November 2016

Pre-exposure prophylaxis of HIV in adults at high risk: Truvada (emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil)
Thursday 6 October 2016

Media reports of a cure for HIV are premature
Wednesday 5 October 2016

National sexual health charity to close
Wednesday 21 September 2016

Highly Commended in the 2016 BMA Patient Information Awards - BHIVA HIV guidelines 2015: summary for HIV positive people
Tuesday 20 September 2016

PrEP on the NHS in England - Help the National AIDS Trust defend their historic win at the Court of Appeal
Wednesday 31 August 2016

BASHH and BHIVA welcome judicial review ruling confirming NHS England's responsibility for the commissioning of PrEP
Tuesday 2 August 2016

NHS England statement - August update on the commissioning and provision of Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PREP) for HIV prevention
Tuesday 2 August 2016

BHIVA guidelines for the treatment of HIV-1-positive adults with antiretroviral therapy 2015 (2016 interim update)
Friday 29 July 2016

NAM is delighted to announce the appointment of Matthew Hodson as its new Executive Director
Thursday 21 July 2016

BHIVA guidelines app now available on the App Store and Google Play
Monday 11 July 2016

Second update to the BHIVA-BASHH Position Statement on PrEP in the UK
Wednesday 4 May 2016

The NHS will now consider putting PrEP back into the NHS decision-making process following the threat of legal action from the National AIDS Trust (NAT)
Tuesday 19 April 2016

NHS England update on commissioning and provision of Pre Exposure Prophylaxsis (PrEP) for HIV prevention
Monday 21 March 2016

BHIVA Nominations for Clinical Excellence Awards - 2016 round
Friday 11 March 2016

HIV and sexual health sector unites in action against government cuts as budgets are slashed by councils
Thursday 25 February 2016

Launch of 'Living Confidently with HIV: A self-help book for people living with HIV' (revised 2016 edition)
Wednesday 27 January 2016

The Lancet HIV: Preventing HIV infection with prophylactic drugs important to reversing HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men in the UK
Wednesday 13 January 2016


2015

Cluster of Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL) producing and macrolide resistant Shigella sonnei in men who have sex with men
Tuesday 22 December 2015

Department of Health CMO/CPO letter on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and gonorrhoea
Friday 18 December 2015

Health promotion for sexual and reproductive health and HIV: strategic action plan, 2016 to 2019
Thursday 17 December 2015

Launch of HIV Partner Notification Standards Document
Tuesday 1 December 2015

Letters: High price of Osborne's public health cuts
Tuesday 1 December 2015

Saving lives saves money: preventing mother-to-child HIV infection saves NHS £3.1 billion
Friday 27 November 2015

National HIV Testing Week 2015
Wednesday 21 October 2015

Sexual Health Information Exchange (SHIE)
Tuesday 13 October 2015

Department of Health update on patient confidentiality in sexual health services
Monday 14 September 2015

PROUD results published showing pre-exposure prophylaxis effectively prevents HIV
Thursday 10 September 2015

Electronic Personal Health Records (PHR) Survey
Thursday 3 September 2015

Martin Fisher Foundation launch: Registration for 'Towards Zero' Now Open
Monday 17 August 2015

New Sexually Transmitted Infection figures show rapid increases among gay men
Tuesday 23 June 2015

Vacancies on the UK National Screening Committee
Tuesday 23 June 2015

Susie Parsons obituary
Monday 22 June 2015

BHIVA Primary Care Project - Vacancy for a Qualitative Researcher
Tuesday 16 June 2015

BHIVA welcomes the provisional results of the START study
Tuesday 2 June 2015

Jobs with NHS England
Tuesday 12 May 2015

Professor Martin Fisher
Tuesday 21 April 2015

Important message from Graham Foster, co-chair of the Hepatitis CRG
Thursday 16 April 2015

UKIP wrong about HIV data and health tourism, say campaigners
Monday 13 April 2015

British HIV Association: Recording and investigation of late HIV diagnoses: good practice position statement
Friday 27 March 2015

Hepatitis C: Hunting the silent killer
Wednesday 4 March 2015

BHIVA calls for rapid assessment of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis funding feasibility as PROUD Study exceeds expectations
Tuesday 24 February 2015

Toronto Declaration: Strategies to control and eliminate viral hepatitis globally
Tuesday 6 January 2015


2014

New multi-professional HIV healthcare organisation launched to give HIV healthcare professionals a stronger voice

European experts call for reduction in treatment costs to 'eliminate Hep C within our lifetimes'

Politicians of all parties pledge to tackle HIV under the next government

Networked care crucial to tackling HIV, as UK infections top 100,000* in 2014

Change to recommended regimen for post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP)

BHIVA responds to JCVI recommendation on HPV vaccination for MSM

Council motion on HIV testing

BHIVA statement on interim analysis of the PROUD study, examining the impact of pre-exposure prophylaxis on HIV transmission

Celebrities back NHS first as Barts Health NHS Trust leads national campaign to routinely test emergency patients for HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

BHIVA statement in response to the call by Nigel Farage to ban people with HIV from migrating to the UK

UK's leading HIV doctors debate making drug to prevent HIV transmission available on NHS

NHS Innovation Challenge Prizes 2014/15

Updated advice sheet on dispersal process for asylum seekers with HIV

Change to the recommended regimen for post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP)

British HIV Association (BHIVA) comment on Lancet HIV paper highlighting prevalence of recreational drug use and increased risk of condomless sex among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM)

BHIVA and EAGA position statement on the use of antiretroviral therapy to reduce HIV transmission: update 2014

'Confidentiality in the NHS: your information, your rights' - a new guide for people living with HIV in England

Going Viral week

HIV cure study

Reactive statement for concerned patients on behalf of HIV Pharmacy Association (HIVPA) & BHIVA

British HIV Association (BHIVA) cautions on access to testing, treatment and prevention as new Lancet study highlights plummeting global HIV deaths and infections

Malaysian Airlines MH17 tragedy

CDC Updates HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis Guidelines

Charles Farthing

British HIV Association statement on HIV self-testing kits becoming available Sunday 6 April 2014

HIV infected patients are at particular risk for neurosyphilis even when they receive proper syphilis treatment

Quality of life for people with HIV in the UK remains poor, despite treatment successes

Chronic rectal pain risk trebled for women having anal sex

NHS HIV testing in need of radical change, say experts

HIV Pharmacy Association Excellence in Practice Award 2014

Global Health Film initiative: How to Survive a Plague

E-campaign with the Terrence Higgins Trust on HIV and Poverty

Consultation on Guidelines for the management of HIV infection in pregnant women 2012 (2014 interim review)

Slide kit on the guidelines for the treatment of HIV-1 positive adults with antiretroviral therapy 2012 (updated November 2013)

HIV Commissioning meeting - feedback from BHIVA attendees

BHIVA response to proposed amendments to the Immigration Bill tabled by Conservative MP Dr Philip Lee

PHE announces plans for National Framework for HIV, Sexual and Reproductive Health Service Commissioning

More to do on NHS confidentiality for people with HIV - NAT policy report is now available

Dr Rosemary Gillespie appointed as Chief Executive of Terrence Higgins Trust


2013

BHIVA Treatment Guideline Update

Clinical Audit Report 2012-13

ARV-trials.com: latest news

HIV patients set to suffer as a result of NHS restructure

Migrant access to HIV care - Testing should always be free

Celebrities put their name to largest HIV testing project in NHS

David Furnish in dramatic appeal for routine HIV testing

BHIVA opportunistic infection smartphone application

BHIVA Service Commissioning Survey 2013

Election of BHIVA Honorary Secretary and Trustee Members of the BHIVA Executive Committee – Voting Closes 20 September 2013

HIV Pharmacy Association / AbbVie Excellence in Practice Award 2013

British HIV Association (BHIVA) response to Department of Health announcement 'Modernisation of HIV rules to better protect public'

Dr David Asboe elected as BHIVA Chair, Dr Adrian Palfreeman elected as Vice Chair

HIV Medicine 2012 Impact Factor 3.155

Professor Anne Johnson is made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Professor Jane Anderson steps down as BHIVA Chair

Joint BHIVA/BASHH National Clinical Audit of HIV Partner Notification

The BASHH & BHIVA mentoring group

Guidance on commissioning sexual health services published

PRESS RELEASE: Department of Health publishes new Sexual Health Framework

'A Framework for Sexual Health Improvement in England' - long-awaited framework is launched today by the Department of Health

MAC Aids Fund - Request for proposals (RFP)

Presentation on the Guidelines for the management of HIV infection in pregnant women (2012)


2012

Government response - No decision about me without me

Join the BHIVA Education and Scientific Subcommittee (Members only)

Consultation on service specifications and clinical policies

NICE Guidance and Pathways on Hepatitis B and C

Invitation to lead the BHIVA Website Working Group

Information from the Department of Health regarding National HIV Testing Week and Publication of the Under 18 Conception Rates - Quarter 3, 2011

PRESS RELEASE: New HIV figures cause for 'deep concern' according to HIV experts

Exciting new HIV/AIDS documentary

HIV Testing Week 2012

NICE: Public Health Advisory Committees (PHACs) - Topic Expert Member Recruitment

Seasonal flu vaccination for people with underlying health conditions - a letter from the Department of Health

Commissioned Calls: NIHR HTA programme

University of Liverpool and Mersey Deanery NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship / Lectureship Posts in Infection and Global Health

Publication of the Quality Standard postnatal care scope

A commissioning guide on HIV prevention in those from areas of high prevalence, especially African nations

Local authority commissioning public health services from primary care

British HIV Association proposes new standards for care

BHIVA guidelines accredited by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)

Department of Health survey will look at the impact of tenders for sexual health services on HIV treatment services

Healthcare needs and pregnancy dispersal guidance

Letter from Roche Products Limited regarding Viracept (nelfinavir mesilate) 250mg film-coated tablets and Invirase (saquinavir) 200mg hard capsule

HIV PbR factsheets

British HIV Association launches new guidelines for treatment of people living with HIV in the UK


2011

Professor Donald James Jeffries CBE

British HIV Association fears HIV/AIDS is falling off the agenda despite record rate of infection

Uptake of the influenza vaccine - a letter from the Department of Health

BHIVA welcomes study revealing increased life expectancy for people with HIV in the UK

BHIVA and the Fowler Report - BHIVA calls for full engagement of clinicians in HIV/AIDS policy process

HIV Medicine 2010 Impact Factor 3.575

1000th member joins BHIVA!

Halve It coalition welcomes new NICE guidance on HIV testing in men who have sex with men

Halve It coalition welcomes new NICE guidance on HIV testing in black African communities in England