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.

 

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 are now available at Todmorden Health Centre.  

To make an appointment or transfer your care

We Have services located in Huddersfield and Calderdale and please phone 01484 347077 so arrangements can be made at your preferred location.

Our Consultants

  • Dr Lindsay Short
  • Dr Emma Street

Our Specialist Doctor

  • Deborah Goode

Our Specialist Nurse;

  • This post is currently vacant

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

Please phone the secretaries on 01484 34 7077 or you can e-mail us at; sexualhealthservices.chft@nhs.net

 

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

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.

This provided by the Brunswick Centre contact number 01484 469691

 

www.thebrunswickcentre.org.uk

Useful links

www.aidsmap.com

www.i-base.info

www.bhiva.org

www.tht.org.uk

Sexwise - HIV

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

For more information, visit our HIV Pages