PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) information and Q&A for GM GPs & Other Interested Parties

By Wendy Alam, 30th July 2021

Start Time: Wednesday 1st of September 2021 00:00

End Time: Wednesday 1st of September 2021 00:00

HIV update for Primary Care colleagues in GM (mainly focusing on testing – who and how, including people at risk of late diagnosis, the ‘Indicator conditions’ that might suggest a test, and the positive messages around the effective treatment now available which leads to undetectable and untransmittable levels of HIV for the individual (U=U)).

More information here on Eventbrite where places can be booked.

PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is a tablet taken routinely by HIV negative individuals before sexual contact to help protect them against contracting HIV. PrEP is now available on the NHS for routine prescribing through all Greater Manchester (GM) sexual health services. PrEP is a powerful HIV prevention tool, and in combination with other prevention methods, is frequently cited as a 'game-changer' in getting to zero new transmissions of HIV.

This session will primarily be aimed at GM GPs and GP staff, but open to anyone with an interest.

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