Northern Ireland’s only HIV-specific support organisation, Positive Life is carrying out a survey on HIV patients’ experiences in hospital settings with the aim of getting the best possible care for all living with HIV here in Northern Ireland.
The research is to gauge if individuals with HIV are treated differently in a hospital setting due to their condition. A number of advocacy issues have been raised by clients of Positive Life with regard to this topic with some concerned that health professionals on the ground have poor knowledge—awareness around Health and Social Care Trusts’ HIV policies and that some Trusts do not appear to have a specific HIV policy.
This survey asks a number of questions with regard to experience of hospital settings, treatment by hospital…
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