Articles tagged with: 56 Dean Street

HIV diagnoses in English gay men have been falling since 2014

published: November, 13, 2017 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // International AIDS Conference , Social Media, As Prevention , Gay Men, Treatment Guidelines -including when to start, Revolving Door, International , Treatment, Guest Authors, Media

HIV diagnoses have fallen by 65% in London and by 48% outside London from their peak in 2014. From AIDSmap, Gus Cairns reports.

HIV diagnoses in English gay men have been falling since 2014

Noel Gill presenting at EACS 2017. Image credit: @caryjameslondon A new analysis by Public Health England of testing rates and HIV diagnoses from all of England’s sexual health clinics shows that the decline in diagnoses is England-wide, started at least a year before the decline was first noticed at London's 56 Dean Street clinic, and is not restricted to gay men who test frequently. One of the big stories in HIV prevention this year has been the dramatic drop in HIV diagnoses being s

Four London clinics report dramatic drops in HIV incidence in gay men: PrEP, early testing and early ART are likely to be key

published: January, 09, 2017 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Social Media, As Prevention , Gay Men, General Health, Treatment Guidelines -including when to start, Health, Revolving Door, International , Treatment, Guest Authors

Simon Collins of HIV i-Base reports some encouraging PrEP news.

Four London clinics report dramatic drops in HIV incidence in gay men: PrEP, early testing and early ART are likely to be key

To read the entire article by Simon Collins, go to HIV i-Base, here. At the end of December, several leading London sexual health clinics used social media to report significant drops in number of gay men who were diagnosed HIV positive during 2016.These preliminary data are based on early reviews. A similar number of tests were run each year and a similar number of STIs were reported for each period. This suggests that increased use of PrEP together with early diagnosis and early ART are li

The UK’s largest sexual health clinic saw a 40 percent drop in new HIV infections this year

published: December, 29, 2016 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Activism, Social Media, As Prevention , Gay Men, Current Affairs, Treatment Guidelines -including when to start, Health, Revolving Door, International , Treatment, Guest Authors

AIDSmap reports: PrEP and immediate treatment probably both contributing, doctors say

The UK’s largest sexual health clinic saw a 40 percent drop in new HIV infections this year

The clinic at 56 Dean Street in Soho, central London, the largest sexual health clinic in the UK, saw an unprecedented 40% drop in new HIV diagnoses this year. A press release from the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, which runs Dean Street, said that in the period between January and November 2016, the clinic diagnosed 373 new HIV infections. In the same period in 2015, they diagnosed 626 – a fall of 40.4%. The Dean Street clinic accounts for one in nine HIV diagnoses in the UK and one

It’s time for people with HIV to come out of the viral closet

published: September, 30, 2015 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Activism, Gay Men, Current Affairs, Revolving Door, International , Guest Authors, Living with HIV, Opinion Pieces, Population Specific

From GMFA. In the wake of the data-leak from a London sexual health clinic, Matthew Hodson, Chief Executive of GMFA, on why the silence surrounding HIV needs to be challenged.

It’s time for people with HIV to come out of the viral closet

This article by Matthew Hodson (@Matthew_Hodson) first appeared on the GMFA website here.  When I first found out that I was HIV+, I emailed my best friend to share the news and solicit his support. I accidentally BCC’d a colleague of mine. Within hours of my own diagnosis I had outed myself to someone I barely knew. It was a mistake and it was my own, stupid, fault.  Similarly, with one small manual error, the names and email addresses of hundreds of clients at 56 Dean St, the sexual he