Guidance

National HIV self-sampling service

Information and reports about the national HIV self-sampling service in England.

Documents

National HIV self-sampling service: November 2018 to October 2019

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National HIV self-sampling service: November 2017 to October 2018

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National HIV self-sampling service: November 2015 to October 2017

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Public Health England and local authorities co-commissioned the national HIV self-sampling service to provide a cost-efficient and clinically robust remote HIV self-sampling service for sexually active individuals aged 16 years and over.

The service aims to increase HIV testing among the most at-risk groups, including:

  • men who have sex with men (MSM)
  • black African communities
  • other individuals at increased risk of HIV

This report summarises:

  • who is using the service
  • proportions of people testing positive
  • costs of the service

Read more about how to sign up to the HIV self-sampling framework.

Published 3 April 2018
Last updated 20 November 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added November 2018 to October 2019 report.

  2. Added November 2017 to October 2018 report.

  3. First published.