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.
Please phone 01422 261370 for an appointment in Halifax and 01484 34 7077 for an appointment in Huddersfield.
There are 3 consultants
- Dr Lindsay Short
- Dr Emma Street
- Dr Maneh Farazmand
Our Specialist Nurse is
- Simon Ellis
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
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.