Standards for psychological support for adults living with HIV

This free event offers an exciting opportunity to discuss some of the key issues and themes relating to the standards, including the important challenge of implementation.

Doors open: 13:30
End: 17:00

This half day will include presentations and discussions on:

  • The standards: An overview
    Elizabeth Shaw, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust
  • Drafting the standards: Bringing it all together
    Ruth Lowbury, Chief Executive, Medical Foundation for AIDS & Sexual Health
  • The standards and how they fit with BHIVA guidelines
    Jane Anderson, Consultant Physician, Chair of the British HIV Association
  • The standards from a patient representative’s perspective
    Chris Sandford, Patient Representative, Mortimer Market Centre, London
  • Implications for commissioning and service planning
    Ewan Jenkins, Sexual Health Commissioning Manager, Inner Northwest London Primary Care Trusts
  • Where do we go from here
    Yusef Azad, Director of Policy & Campaigns, National AIDS Trust

This conference is for everyone involved with HIV. This includes community support workers, counsellors, health advisors, medical doctors, nurses, psychologists and social workers in addition to service managers, commissioners and patient representatives.

The Standards are free to download.

Booking information

This event is free, however you will need to register in order to attend. To register, complete and return the registration form.



Wesley's Chapel
49 City Road

Thu, 31/05/2012 (All day)
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For all enquiries or for more information contact:

Dr Joanne Burrell or Dr Stuart Gibson +44(0)203 228 5121.

DCP Faculty for HIV and Sexual Health