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Statins and HIV medication: a view from primary care
  1. Surinder Singh1,
  2. Elisabeth Julia Kay Paul2,
  3. Rano Kozlowska3
  1. 1Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, Royal Free Campus, University College London, London, UK
  2. 2King's College, London and Bromley PCT, London, UK
  3. 3Wessex Deanery, Winchester, Hampshire, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Surinder Singh, Senior Clinical Lecturer, Research Department of Primary Care & Population Health, UCL Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK; s.singh2{at}

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Recently, there has been renewed interest in the prescribing of statins to patients receiving antiretroviral therapy.1 2 Primary care is becoming increasingly involved for patients with HIV infection3—not before time, some would argue.4 As reported elsewhere5 from this practice, there is a sizeable cohort of patients in South East London, so we undertook a small-scale audit studyi to explore:

  1. the drugs being prescribed to patients in need …

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  • Competing interests None.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

  • i This study was undertook at Amersham Vale Practice, Waldron Health Centre, London SE8 4BG, UK.