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HIV

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Raising the issue of erection problems

Pharmacy teams have a vital role to play in addressing the stigma of erection problems and supporting customers.

HIV diagnoses in gay and bisexual men at 20-year low

HIV diagnoses in gay and bisexual men is at its lowest level in 20 years.

Superdrug Online Doctor launches PrEP service

Superdrug is the first UK pharmacy chain to offer a PrEP service to individuals worried about their HIV risk.

£16 million to roll out PrEP after 'years of fighting'

Local authorities will receive £16 million in 2020 to 2021 to deliver the preventative HIV treatment PrEP.

Let's talk about sex

Pharmacy teams are ideally placed to lead conversations about STIs and help improve customers’ sexual health. 

HIV transmission rate continues to fall

UK on the way to reaching goal of eliminating HIV transmission by 2030.

New HIV diagnoses fall more than a quarter

HIV diagnoses in the UK have fallen by more than a quarter since 2015, according to Public Health England.

Go, go gadget

Community pharmacies can offer customers self-diagnostic tests alongside a plethora of healthcare gadgets.

#RockTheRibbon

Huge progress has been made in the fight against AIDS, but as World AIDS Day approaches, stigma remains a challenge.

New HIV diagnoses down 17 per cent in 2017

Annual HIV data shows new diagnoses of HIV have fallen for the second year in a row, decreasing by 17 per cent from 5,280 in 2016 to 4,363 in 2017 – the lowest level since 2000

Put it to the test

Managing our own health and wellbeing is increasingly in vogue, with self-test kits becoming more popular and with that, more widely available.

Untapped potential

Pharmacies are doing a lot for patients, but have the potential to provide so much more in terms of diagnostic services.

HIV myths still widespread

A survey by the Terrence Higgins Trust, reveals that myths and misconceptions about HIV are still widespread in the UK.

Local groups urged to help tackle HIV

PHE encourages voluntary organisations in England to apply for funding to support projects that tackle the spread of HIV.

Give a positive message

How can pharmacy staff help overcome stigma around HIV testing and reach out to at-risk groups in their community?



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