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Guidelines Subcommittee


The general purpose of the Guidelines Subcommittee is to set standards of good clinical practice on various aspects of the treatment and care of persons infected with HIV. Guidelines should be updated at appropriate time intervals to reflect the latest findings and are subject to scrutiny by consultative process. The terms of reference of the subcommittee are determined by the BHIVA Executive Committee.

For more information or to view individual guidelines please click here.


Membership comprises a chair, vice chair, ordinary members, a community representative, an HIV Trainees Club representative and appointed members. The chair is appointed by the BHIVA Executive Committee and ordinary members are selected from the membership of the BHIVA Executive Committee. The appointed members are co-opted from the BHIVA membership and are selected to ensure the subcommittee has the appropriate level of expertise and representation to fulfil its duties and responsibilities.

Writing Groups

The BHIVA guidelines subcommittee is able to delegate specific functions and activities to appointed writing groups. They include for each guideline a writing committee who are responsible for drafting individual clinical guidelines. The chair of each writing group is appointed by the BHIVA Guidelines Subcommittee.

Click here to view Writing Group Members for the BHIVA guidelines for the treatment of HIV-1-positive adults with antiretroviral therapy 2015.

Terms of Reference

Click here to download the Terms of Reference.

Committee Members


  • Dr Adrian Palfreeman, Leicester Royal Infirmary

Vice Chair

  • Dr Yvonne Gilleece, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton


  • Prof Jane Anderson CBE, Homerton University Hospital, London

  • Dr David Chadwick, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough

  • Dr Duncan Churchill, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton

  • Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan, Barking Havering and Redbridge University NHS Trust

  • Prof Brian Gazzard CBE, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London

  • Prof Margaret Johnson, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

  • Prof Saye Khoo, University of Liverpool

  • Prof Clifford Leen, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh

  • Dr Anton Pozniak, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London

  • Dr Iain Reeves, Homerton University Hospital, London

  • Dr Laura Waters, Mortimer Market Centre, London

  • Prof Alan Winston, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London

UK-CAB representative

  • TBC - election under way

HIV Trainees Club representative

  • Dr Charles Williams, St George's Hospital, London

Guidelines Subcommittee Workspace

Click here to access the Guidelines Subcommittee Workspace.