HIV Treatment and care

HIV Treatment and care

CHFT provides out-patient HIV treatment and care. In-patient care is now provided via the Infectious Disease Unit at St James’ in Leeds. The service forms part of the West Yorkshire HIV network. 

HIV is now considered to be a treatable manageable condition with a relatively normal life expectancy.

Testing for HIV can now be done at home.  You can request a free HIV Home testing kit by texting TESTME HIV plus your name address to 80010.

When and Where are Clinics?

Clinics are held through-out the week in both Broad Street in Halifax and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary at South Drive Outpatient department. There is a choice of morning, afternoon or evening appointments. Sessions in Todmorden are planned for near future.

How to make an appointment

How to make an appointment

Please phone 01422 261370 for an appointment in Halifax and 01484 34 7077 for an appointment in Huddersfield.

Meet the Team

There are 3 consultants

 

  • Dr Lindsay Short
  • Dr Emma Street
  • Dr Maneh Farazmand 

Our Specialist Nurse is

  • Simon Ellis

To make a referral to the HIV service

If you have moved to the area and wish to transfer your care please contact us to make an appointment on 01484 34 7077 or 01422 261370

For Health professionals making a referral please contact the service on 01484 34 7077

To contact for HIV advice

Please phone the secretaries on 01484 34 7077 or Specialist Nurse on 07795166399

E-mail sexualhealthservices.chft@nhs.net

Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)

If you are HIV positive and have had a condom failure or unprotected sex with a negative partner please contact the clinic for advice on 01422 261370 or ask your partner to attend A&E as soon as possible. This treatment is effective up to 72 hours after risk. Click here for more information

Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PREP)

This is treatment that a negative partner can take before having sexual intercourse. This is currently not commissioned by NHS England. It may be more readily available in the future.

HIV Support and Advocacy

This provided by the Brunswick Centre contact number 01484 469691

 

www.thebrunswickcentre.org.uk

 

HIV Treatment and care

HIV Treatment and care

CHFT provides out-patient HIV treatment and care. In-patient care is now provided via the Infectious Disease Unit at St James’ in Leeds. The service forms part of the West Yorkshire HIV network. 

HIV is now considered to be a treatable manageable condition with a relatively normal life expectancy.

Testing for HIV can now be done at home.  You can request a free HIV Home testing kit by texting TESTME HIV plus your name address to 80010.

HIV Home Testing

We can provide a point of care HIV test in all our clinics. 

If you would prefer a HIV Home testing kit to be sent to your home address text HIV TESTME plus your name and address to 80010. 

If you have any questions please contact us by email sexualhealthservices.chft@nhs.net or call 01422 261370.

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Useful links

www.aidsmap.com

www.i-base.info

www.bhiva.org

www.tht.org.uk

Sexwise - HIV

For HIV Home testing kit text HIV TESTME plus your name and address to 80010 or email sexualhealthservices.chft@nhs.net with your name and address.

For more information, visit our HIV Pages

Broad Street Plaza, Calderdale : 01422 261370
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary (HIV) : 01484 34 4353