Switching to Generic HIV Meds

Switching to Generic HIV Meds

I’ve been on my HIV treatment for a while and have become quite settled with the meds I am taking. Last week I was asked by my doctor to switch to cheaper HIV meds that she said are just as effective but will save the NHS money. Will the treatment be as good and do I have to make the change?
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New approaches to value in health and care

New approaches to value in health and care

When people are actively involved in their own health and wellbeing, or support others to stay well, it creates value for them and the health and care system in a number of ways. The majority of this value, however, goes unrecognised by formal systems. The Realising the Value programme therefore set out to explore what ‘value’ means for people and communities, and how this can be understood most appropriately by the NHS.
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