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Up to date, easy to read guides to HIV and hepatitis C treatment, HIV testing and sexual transmission of HIV.

PrEP in Scotland – new guide (July 2018)

PrEP in Scotland is a the second edition of a booklet produced by the PrEP coordination group in Scotland. PrEP In Scotland (2nd edition) July 2018 – download/view PDF file For free print copies of this 16-page A5 booklet, please contact: …

PrEP – a pocket guide (2018)

Pocket PrEP is an A7-sized guide to PrEP in the UK. It is an introduction to how PrEP works and buying PrEP online. Download pocket PrEP – PDF (400 Kb) Order free printed copies More pocket ART pages PrEP stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis. It is …

Featured NEW: UK guide to PrEP: 3rd edition (September 2017)

A new edition of this UK guide to PrEP is now available. This coincides with the upcoming IMPACT trial that is due to start this month. The third edition of this 24-page A5 booklet includes new information about PrEP and women, …

Treatment passport – record your treatment

See this resource online Order a free printed copy Download PDF The Treatment Passport is a small thin booklet where you can keep a record of your test results. It includes pages for: CD4 and viral load counts. Resistance tests. Your treatment …

Hepatitis C for people living with HIV (April 2017)

What is hepatitis C? Testing, diagnosis and monitoring. New treatment and drugs in development. Deciding whether to treat or wait. Sexual transmission and safer HCV sex.

Side effects – pocket guide (2017)

Pocket side effects guide is a small i-Base leaflet about side effects, long term health and your quality of life (QoL) Pocket side effects guide online Download pocket side effects PDF Order free printed copies Full guide to HIV and your quality …

Pocket ART guide (2017)

Pocket ART is an A7-sized guide to HIV treatment (ART). It is an easy introduction to HIV treatment. Pocket ART guide online Pocket ART guide PDF download Order a free printed copy ART stands for antiretroviral treatment. HIV drugs are …

Hepatitis C – pocket guide (2017)

Pocket hepatitis C (HCV) guide is a small i-Base leaflet about HCV for people who are also HIV positive. It covers testing, monitoring and treatment – especially with new HCV meds called DAAs (direct acting antivirals). Download pocket HCV – PDF (400 Kb) Order …

HIV and your quality of life: side effects and other complications (September 2016)

Read this guide online Order a free printed copy Download a PDF version The 7th edition of this guide focuses on the most commonly used and recommended treatments, including new and recently approved drugs. It also new sections on a …

Clinical trials: a community guide to HIV research (2015)

A resource on how clinical trials work, why they are important, understanding the results and the role of the advocate in research. Download PDF 399 Kb Read this guide online in our training manual Read in magazine format The online …

Pocket pregnancy guide (2015)

< Pocket pregnancy guide is a small i-Base leaflet about HIV and pregnancy. It includes information about planning your pregnancy, using ART, delivery and after care including feeding. This includes a focus on the importance of the mothers’ health and how this …

HIV, pregnancy and women’s health (November 2015)

The November 2015 guide to HIV, Pregnancy and Women’s Health is the 7th edition of this i-Base guide. Read this guide online.li> Download PDF. Order a free printed copy. Important changes in the guide because of new research include: HIV treatment …

Guide to changing HIV treatment (Feb 2015)

What to do if your viral load rebounds… Non technical guide to treatment… Blips and rebounds… When to change and when to wait…

HIV testing and risks of sexual transmission (January 2013)

Read this guide online Order a free printed copy Download PDF 1.5 Mb This guide is about sexual transmission of HIV and HIV testing. It includes information on: How HIV risk is more than just about condoms. How and when …