HIV Behind Bars

Friday, September 20th, 2013 in Our Publications, Publications

People diagnosed and living with HIV in prisons require specific support in managing their health and well-being. Positively UK’s review of health care and support provision in prisons identified cases of sub-standard healthcare with people refused HIV medications, denied confidentiality and experiencing discrimination.

Our report highlights these failings, alongside areas of good practice undertaken by prison healthcare teams, HIV clinics and the voluntary sector, and recommendations that need to be introduced to ensure people living with HIV in prison receive healthcare to quality standards of care.

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