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Climate of care and nurses’ attitudes towards AIDS in the emergency department

01 July 2000

Emergency Nurse

A&S Science

Despite recent advancements in treatment for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and AIDS continue to seek...


13 August 2014

Nursing Standard

Clinical update

Essential factsSCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY HIV is a virus that weakens the immune system and leaves people less able to fight infection. According to the National...

Raising the bar for testing

11 February 2015

Nursing Standard


Pioneering services developed by nurses at 56 Dean Street, a sexual health clinic in Soho, London, have had great success in improving HIV testing rates among men...


14 July 2010

Nursing Standard


As a newly qualified staff nurse working in coronary care, I initially wondered if this article had any relevance to patients in my care. I had assumed it was the...


13 May 2009

Nursing Standard


Although I already possessed some knowledge of HIV and AIDS, and felt competent to provide adequate advice to patients requesting HIV testing, this article helped me...


25 February 2009

Nursing Standard


Since working as a nurse volunteer in the far east I have wanted to work with patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome...

The new HIV threat

05 February 2014

Nursing Standard


Progress in reducing the number of people in the UK affected by HIV has stalled, with new diagnoses on the increase and men under 30 at greatest risk. Young gay men...

Components of a comprehensive HIV/AIDS project

01 October 2001

Primary Health Care


Avast number of activities are required to undertake a comprehensive HIV/AIDS project. Experience of working in developing countries has shown that interventions are...

Early diagnosis and testing for human immunodeficiency virus

08 June 2016

Nursing Standard


Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is now considered a long-term condition. However, HIV can only become a long-term condition if it is diagnosed early and...

Barriers to questionnaire completion: understanding the AIDS/HIV patient’s perspective

24 January 2014

Nurse Researcher

HIV population

Aim To determine what encourages or discourages AIDS/HIV patients from completing questionnaires. Background Data from surveys can provide important information but...