New NICE/PHE testing guidelines (2017)
On 1 December 2016, NICE together with Public Health England, published new guidelines about introducing routine HIV testing in 20 areas of high incidence. [1, 2]
The guidelines also recommend routine HIV testing for up to 3.7 million people for anyone joining a new GP practice and/or having other blood tests.
- NICE press statement. Millions should be offered routine HIV testing, NICE and Public Health England say on World Aids Day (December 2016)
- HICE guidelines. HIV testing: increasing uptake among people who may have undiagnosed HIV. NICE guideline [NG60] December 2016