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30 July 2015

Providers lack knowledge to care for older PLHIV

A quarter of people living with HIV in the UK are aged over 50, according to recent statistics from Public Health England. While care of HIV-positive people was once the domain of specialist staff, people living with HIV are now living full lives thanks to treatment, and are more often seen by general health services. However, the care needs of older HIV-positive people still require careful consideration, as many primary providers do not have up-to-date knowledge of HIV.

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