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HIV care for Latin American patients in London: recognising the diversity and complex needs of this minority ethnic group: a service evaluation
  1. Malika Mohabeer Hart1,
  2. Lazara Dominguez Garcia1,
  3. Marion Wadibia2,
  4. Ivana Paccoud2,
  5. Carlos Corredor2,
  6. Charlotte Cohen1
  1. 1 HIV and GUM Directorate, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  2. 2 NAZ, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Malika Mohabeer Hart, HIV and GUM Directorate, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, St Stephen's Centre, 369 Fulham Road, London SW10 9NH, UK; malikamohabeer{at}gmail.com

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Recent epidemiological data suggests that 1 in 8 men-who-have-sex-with-men (MSM) diagnosed with HIV in London during 2011 were born in Latin America.1 The recent global recession caused significant migration to the UK from South America and Spain, including people living with HIV (PLWH). In March 2015, we retrospectively evaluated a Spanish-speaking HIV service dedicated to this group at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Trust in London, looking at the key characteristics and needs of this cohort.

Sixty-one patients were …

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