Tagged: HIV


Ground breaking HIV research undertaken at St George’s

News & events | 6 Jun 2018 | Tags: chemsex Courtyard Clinic HIV sexual health

Ground breaking new research shows that gay men reporting chemsex are five times more likely to have a new HIV diagnosis than other gay men. It’s also reported that they are nine times more likely to be diagnosed with Hepatitis C and four times more likely to be diagnosed with …


HIV services to stay at St George’s – information for patients

News & events | 17 Aug 2017 | Tags: Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust Courtyard Clinic HIV sexual health Wandsworth Integrated Sexual Health Services

Published: 18 September: From 1 October 2017, responsibility for the running of Wandsworth Integrated Sexual Health Services (not including services for patients with HIV) will transfer to Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust (CLCH). Services for patients with HIV will continue to be provided by St George’s. More information about this …


Infectious diseases and HIV neurology

Services at St George's Hospital | Updated 28 Jan 2018 | Tags: HIV HIV neurology Neurological infectious diseases

The St George’s infectious diseases and HIV neurology department provides comprehensive neurological services to patients with multiple diseases and very complex needs.  Most of the patients treated by the department have neurological complications caused by another illness. More than 40% of patients with HIV develop neurological complications.  Some of these …


St George’s staff mark World Aids Day

News & events | 2 Dec 2008 | Tags: AIDS HIV World Aids Day

St George’s Hospital staff marked World AIDS Day on Monday 1 December by raising both public AIDS awareness and funds for HIV patients. It is estimated that six out of every 1,000 of Wandsworth residents aged between 15 and 59 have HIV, but a third of those have not been …


Research shows new drug can stop mother-baby transmission of HIV

News & events | 24 Jan 2006 | Tags: drug HIV mother-baby transmission

DOCTORS from St George’s Hospital have found that a new drug for treating HIV infections can prevent pregnant women infected with a drug-resistant form of the virus from transmitting it to their babies. Two case studies published by a team of virology, paediatric and sexual health experts from the hospital …