Easy to read, up-to-date guides to HIV treatment, and sexual transmission and testing of HIV.

About our guides.

Intro to ART Sep2016e cover 112x80Introduction to ART

What is ART (antiretroviral treatment)? How does it work? CD4 and viral load tests. When to start. Which drug. Side effects, adherence and resistance. September 2016.

HIV medsHIV meds

Each med described with links to patient and prescribing info.

Side effect 2016 cover 80x112HIV and your quality of life

Side effects and living well with HIV. Talking with your doctor. Ageing well. Diet and exercise. Tips to help. August 2016.

PrEP guideUK guide to PrEP

Guide to PrEP in the UK. How to buy PrEP online. Options for dosing. Testing and monitoring. June 2016.

Clinical trials guide coverCommunity guide to HIV research

How HIV clinical trials work and why research is important. How to understand results. The role of the advocate in research. December 2015.

HIV, pregnancy and women’s healthPregnancy Guide cover

Planning your pregnancy. HIV treatment when pregnant. Important monitoring tests. Stopping your baby getting HIV. After baby is born. December 2015.

passport Sep16 cover 8-x112Record your treatment

Side effects diary and other charts from our Treatment Passport. Record your CD4 count, viral load, treatment history and other information. September 2015

Changing treatment

Second-line therapy and drug resistance. Why treatment stops working and when to change. February 2015.

new-HCV-cover-2013-80x112Hepatitis C for people living with HIV

What is hepatitis C? New drugs and treatment. Testing, diagnosis and monitoring. FibroScan and biopsy. Living with hepatitis C coinfection. November 2013.