Guidance

HIV outpatient pathway updated guidance available

This documentation replaces the previously published guidance on the mandatory adult HIV outpatient and Payment by Results currency.

Documents

HIV outpatients - a simple guide (PDF, 90K)

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HIV outpatient clinical care pathway (PDF, 169K)

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HIV currency general factsheet (PDF, 159K)

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HIV adult outpatients pathway clinical fact sheet (PDF, 45K)

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Details

This is being published to support the implementation of the mandatory adult HIV outpatient and Payment by Results currency.

Description of included documents:

  • HIV outpatients - a simple guide provides a plain English support to the introduction of the HIV adult outpatient currency.
  • HIV outpatient clinical care pathway: the developed HIV outpatient currency is a a clinically designed pathway for HIV adult patients (>18 years) divided into three groupings (newly diagnosed, stable, medically complex). This currency is supported by a clinical care pathway.
  • HIV currency general fact sheet aims to provide a summary of the proposed year of care pathway for an adult HIV outpatient services Payment by Results currency. The aim of the pathway is to support the delivery of quality, safe and cost effective patient care aligning to BHIVA guidelines and maintaining the open access nature of sexual health services.
  • HIV adult outpatients pathway clinical factsheet aims to inform clinicians and practitioners of key elements of the currency.

The Health Protection Agency have updated their website to provide current information regarding the HIV and AIDS Reporting System (HARS) dataset. Additional HARS data can be found on the Information Standards Board for Health and Social Care.

Published 20 February 2013