HIV Infection:Written question - HL5263

Asked on: 20 January 2016
Department of Health
HIV Infection
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what commitment they have made to supporting HIV support services to enable people with HIV to cope with their new diagnosis and prevent onward transmission.
Answered by: Lord Prior of Brampton
Answered on: 03 February 2016

The Care Act 2014 sets out the legal framework for social care in England, and this applies to all adults with support needs including those whose living with HIV. Our Framework for Sexual Health Improvement (2013) a copy of which is attached, highlights the importance of early testing and diagnosis of HIV so that people can receive effective HIV treatment and help prevent new transmissions. In 2014 Public Health England published Making it work, a copy of which attached, setting out guidance to support collaborative local commissioning across all sexual health services.

Framework for Sexual Health Improvement (PDF Document, 321.31 KB)
Making it Work (PDF Document, 5.26 MB)

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