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Older people with HIV enter uncharted territory

Health and social care providers need training to meet the needs of over 50s with HIV.
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Health and social care providers need training to meet the needs of over 50s with HIV

One in three people with HIV in the UK is over 50, representing part of the fastest growing group of people living with HIV.

These findings may shock some people, including those who work in health and social care. Only 20 years ago HIV shortened lives, but thanks to advances in treatment the first generation of people with HIV are living into older age. This is positive news, but it creates new challenges.

A report by Terrence Higgins Trust, Uncharted Territory , describes what it means to be part of the first generation to grow older with

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