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Information for action: a method to inform HIV shared care planning in primary care at the PCT level
  1. Monica Desai,
  2. Nigel Field,
  3. James Crompton,
  4. Murad Ruf
  1. Public Health Directorate, NHS Lambeth, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Murad Ruf, NHS Lambeth, 1 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7NT, UK; emmamurad{at}lambethpct.nhs.uk

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Increasing HIV patient numbers, emerging comorbidities and an ageing patient population support the need for HIV shared care service delivery models in the UK.1–3 The British HIV Association recommends that HIV patients register with a general practitioner (GP) and disclose their status, but the limited data available suggest disclosure is variable.4 5 Successful shared care planning depends on understanding the local HIV-infected population and the proportion of HIV infections disclosed …

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