Infectious disease support for primary care
HIV is an established infectious disease, and management can be complex at times, particularly with regards to interactions with medications, as they are not often prescribed by GPs. However, interactions with routine medications are common. HIV-interactions.org is an excellent website and app supported by the University of Liverpool that can quickly evaluate medications that a patient may be taking and compare interactions to give clinicians abetter informed choice.
BASHH, (British Association for Sexual Health and HIV) house comprehensive resources for managing infectious disease issues like GUM conditions. Listed in this link are all their current guidelines. A vital resource. Just do remember to check on local resistance rates, particular with reference to Gonorrhoea.
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Fit For travel is a handy alternative.
Part of our role is to inform public health of the notifiable diseases. Here is a link to the HPA site with the form on the right.