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Your healthcare

your healthcare
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How the NHS works

A short guide to the NHS.

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Your HIV clinic

HIV clinic check-ups usually happen every three to six months.

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Your GP

You don't have to tell your GP that you have HIV but there are good medical reasons to do so.

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Dental care

Your right to dental care and patient confidentiality.

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Your healthcare rights

It is illegal for healthcare workers to discriminate against an HIV-positive patient.

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Confidentiality of health records

All staff working for the NHS must follow NHS rules on confidentiality, and could face disciplinary action if they don’t.

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Resolving problems with the NHS

Advice on what to do if there is a problem with your healthcare or if something has upset you.

HIV treatment and care

Changes to NHS services

Learn about the new structure of the NHS

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One Clinic

Access all of your HIV care and GP care in one place in our London service.