Further Information

There is a lot of information of the web, but not all of it is accurate! It is best to rely on trusted sources of reliable information. Here are some sites that we know are trustworthy and up-to-date:

1. HIV i-Base - https://i-base.info

HIV i-Base is a treatment activist group which provides timely and up to date information about HIV and its treatment. This includes technical and non-technical publications (all available online, many in other languages) on a wide range of HIV-related topics, and a Q&A service (by phone, email and online). All resources are produced by and with the involvement of HIV positive people and are reviewed by a medical advisory group.

2. NAM - https://www.aidsmap.com

NAM also provides independent, accurate, accessible and comprehensive information about HIV. As well as detailed news items, NAM has a range of easy-yo-read items on all aspects of HIV and its treatment, and related issues.

3. National AIDS Trust (NAT) - https://www.nat.org.uk

NAT focuses on HIV policy in the UK, and champions the rights of people living with HIV. They consider issues such as employment rights; immigration and asylum issues; discrimination; social care; and many more.

4. Terence Higgins Trust (THT) - https://www.tht.org.uk

THT is the UK’s best-known HIV and sexual health charity. They support people living with HIV in a number of ways - by proving local services in some areas, as well as nationally online. They also run a phone helpline, THT Direct.

5. Positively UK - https://positivelyuk.org

Positively UK provides peer-led support, advocacy and information to everyone living with HIV to effectively manage any aspect of their diagnosis, care and life with HIV. They are strong advocates of peer support. Peer support is a relationship in which people see each other as equal partners and where the focus is on mutual learning and growth.

6. NHS - https://www.nhs.uk

The NHS encourages people to engage with their health, care and wellbeing so they can stay healthy and help manage any long-term health conditions. They provide thousands of clinically validated articles, videos and tools to improve people's experience of the NHS and help people make the best choices about their health, care and wellbeing.

7. The UK Community Advisory Board (UK-CAB) - http://www.ukcab.net

The UK-CAB is a network for people who are interested in, and advocates for, HIV treatment and care in the UK. It has over 900 members, from over 120 HIV support organisations in the UK. As well as running HIV training and holding regular meetings with HIV clinicians, researchers and pharmaceutical companies, the UK-CAB also has a Members Online Forum, where issues can be shared and discussed. The UK-CAB is free to join and open to individuals, whether or not you are linked to an HIV organisation.