Expert advice on best HIV and Aids treatment in London
Posted Jul 01 2009 6:47pm
London has made some remarkable advances in the the treatment for HIV. So remarkable in fact that there is a degree of complacency, people are becoming less careful and putting themselves at higher risk of infection.
There is also a worrying increase in the rate of undiagnosed disease which will inevitably place more people in risky situations. This disease is still a killer and there is growing concern over the rates at which the HIV virus is evolving and becoming increasing resistant to the best of our medicines. Here Professor Margaret Johnson describes the scale of the risk, the strategies for treatment and the range of tactical manoeuvres available with the latest drugs. If there was ever a case for the need for early diagnosis – this is it. Full diagnostic testing facilities are available at the The Royal Free Hospital where Professor Johnson is the Professor of HIV Medicine and Medical Director.
She is setting up the first and largest open access HIV clinic in the UK. She already has an international reputation for the treatment of people with HIV and was responsible for starting the first clinic dedicated to women.