Improving the identification and management of people with HIV

Summary HIV prevalence is increasing, with 100,000 people now living with HIV in the UK. It is a long term condition, with patients potentially on treatment for over 40 years. The cost of HIV care for the NHS in 2013 reached £750m (£1bn with social care included). HIV care faces two related challenges: first to […]

Improving the identification and management of people with HIV

Summary HIV prevalence is increasing, with 100,000 people now living with HIV in the UK. It is a long term condition, with patients potentially on treatment for over 40 years. The cost of HIV care for the NHS in 2013 reached £750m (£1bn with social care included). HIV care faces two related challenges: first to […]

Top of the charts! Lancet paper on HIV testing most downloaded in 2017

The end of any year sees a number of “best of” charts published and research is no exception! We’re delighted to report that a paper produced by the CLAHRC’s Dr Werner Leber and Professor Chris Griffiths and others is 2017’s most downloaded in The Lancet HIV. Dr Werner ‘s groundbreaking work represents the first time a model […]

Projects

Current projects: Mental Health in Emergency Departments: variations in service and care quality in England How effective was a programme to improve NHS orthopaedic care in England? Evaluating Getting it Right First Time (GIRFT) NHS 111/Urgent Care Patient Relationship Manager Evaluation Using MRI perfusion images to stratify brain tumours Application of multi-state models to prostate […]

CLAHRC research has Europe-wide impact

Dr Werner Leber, an East London GP with a passion for driving earlier identification and diagnosis of HIV, has seen his work recognised by the European agency responsible for the continent’s defences against infectious disease – the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Dr Leber (above) is a practising GP in Tower Hamlets as […]