Tariq, S., Elford, J., Cortina-borja, M., & Tookey, P. A. (2012). ‘The association between ethnicity and late presentation to antenatal care among pregnant women living with HIV in the UK and Ireland’, AIDS Care, 24(8), pp. 978-985.

UK and Ireland guidelines state that all pregnant women should have their first antenatal care appointment by 13 weeks of pregnancy. This study presents the results of an analysis looking […]

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Sherr, L., Clucas, C., Lampe, F., Harding, R., Fisher, M., Anderson, J., Clucas, C. (2012). ‘Gender and Mental Health Aspects of Living with HIV Disease and Its Longer-Term Outcomes for UK Heterosexual Patients’. Women & Health, 52(3), pp. 214-233.

Gender is important in the experience of illness generally and HIV specifically. In this study the authors compare the experiences of 183 HIV positive women with 76 HIV positive heterosexual […]

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Samuel, M., Welch, J., Tenant-Flowers, M., Poulton, M., Campbell, L., & Taylor, C. (2014). ‘Care of HIV-positive women aged 50 and over – can we do better?’. International Journal of STD & AIDS, 25(4), pp. 303–305.

This study presents findings from a sample of 123 HIV-positive women aged 50 years and over. It showed high rates (71%) of late diagnosis wherein CD4 count was <350, significant […]

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Ridge, D., Ziebland, S., Anderson, J., Williams, I., & Elford, J. (2007). Positive prevention: Contemporary issues facing HIV positive people negotiating sex in the UK, Social Science & Medicine, 65, pp. 755–770.

By 2007 over 40,000 were living with HIV in the UK and ‘positive prevention’ interventions were beginning to focus HIV prevention on people living with HIV. There was uncertainty about […]

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Dhairyawan, R., Tariq, S., Scourse, R., & Coyne, K. (2013). ‘Intimate partner violence in women living with HIV attending an inner city clinic in the UK: prevalence and associated factors’. HIV Medicine, 14(5), pp. 303–310.

Many studies throughout the world have shown high rates of intimate partner violence (IPV) experienced by women living with HIV but data from the UK has been lacking. This study […]

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Cliffe, S., Townsend, C. L., Cortina-Borja, M., & Newell, M-L. (2011). ‘Fertility intentions of HIV-infected women in the United Kingdom’. AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, 23(9), pp. 1093-1101

In the UK the number of pregnancies in women living with HIV increased dramatically over a decade but attitudes towards childbearing among women living with HIV have not been previously […]

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