What is the HIV Program?
The HIV Program supports GPs in the management of HIV by providing nursing and counselling services as well as a varied education and networking opportunities for GPs and other health professionals.
What does the HIV Program do?
- 10 HIV Clinical Care meetings per year, covering a range of topics
- HIV Medicine Special Interest Group meetings providing networking opportunities for GPs and other healthcare workers involved in HIV management
- Direct support to GPs who are involved in HIV management
- Nursing support of, and advocacy for, people with HIV and people at risk of HIV infection, who access GP services
- Counselling support for people living with HIV, their “significant others” (partners, families and friends) and people at risk of HIV infection
How can the HIV Program help you?
- A program of HIV eduction and networking events
- HIV nursing and counselling support
- Information about management of HIV in a General Practice setting
- Linkages with local and interstate HIV and sexual health services
What has the HIV Program achieved?
- The HIV program has enabled local GPs to work with a range of health care providers to deliver comprehensive health care to people with HIV in the ACT and region
Philip Habel RN
(02) 6247 5742 or p.habel [at] chnact.org.au
Dr Denise Kraus
(02) 6247 5742