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Issue 18.4

HIV nursing and research

Hello and welcome to the final issue of HIV Nursing for 2018. I am always really excited about this issue, which has a focus on research in HIV care, something that I am very passionate about.

HIV Nursing 2018: 4; 81.



James Meek
Senior Lecturer. University of Central Lancashire

Timing of HIV acquisition and disclosure: a qualitative typology of serodiscordant relationships among heterosexual black African migrant couples in the UK

This study examined the timing of HIV acquisition and disclosure of HIV status to HIV-negative sexual partners in serodiscordant relationships (SdRs) among heterosexual black African migrant couples.

HIV Nursing 2018: 18; 82–88



Mohamed Kemoh Rogers & Eamonn McKeown
Senior Lecturer, University of East Anglia & Senior Lecturer, UCL

Plan Zero at 56 Dean Street

This article aims to provide an explanation of what ‘Plan Zero’ is, discuss the achievements it has already made, as well as reflect on the challenges that are still faced when attempting to bring positive HIV diagnoses to zero.

HIV Nursing 2018; 18: 89–91.



Joe Phillips
Nurse Practitioner, 56 Dean Street

Manchester model of complex care

This article will explore the development of a model of care for managing the complex patients with HIV in a Mancheser hospital clinic. HIV Nursing 2018; 4: 92–96.

Jaqueline Houston, Emily Huufton, Rebecca Leech
Northern Integrated Contraception,Sexual Health and HIV Service,Hathersage Centre, Manchester

CPD article: HIV and women’s health

While antiretroviral therapy has transformed medical outcomes many challenges remain. Globally HIV/ AIDS is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among women aged 15–49 years. Women, including transgender women, may be particularly vulnerable to HIV infection for a host of reasons, including biological, economical, educational, political and social factors. In addition many women also encounter a range of gender specific challenges to HIV treatment and management of their sexual and reproductive health.

HIV Nursing 2018; 4: 97–106.

Juliet Bennett
Nursing Practice Educator

Report from the 2018 Australasian HIV and AIDS Conference, September 2018, Sydney, Australia

The inaugural Australasian HIV and AIDS conference was held in 1989 and has been run as an annual event, coordinated by the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM) since its inception. The 2018 conference theme, ‘Leave no one behind’, and the programme were developed in collaboration with clinicians, researchers, community and consumer organisations.

HIV Nursing 2018; 4: 108–113.

Elizabeth Crock, Penny Kenchington, Melinda Hassall
Bolton Clarke Homeless Person's Program, Melbourne,Townsville Sexual Health Service, Queensland Health,ASHM

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