What are the extent, quality and costs of HIV management and testing in primary care?

Lead Research Organisation: University College London
Department Name: Unlisted

Abstract

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Description EAGA evidence
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Participation in advisory committee
Impact HIV testing guidelines published in 2009 specifically address primary care. Evidence was provided to EAGA and to BHIVA on the feasibility of normalising HIV testing in primary care within the antenatal testing programme, but lack of testing in other groups.
 
Description Medfash sexual health standards
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guidance committee
Impact Contribution to normalisation debate about HIV testing in primary care, which is now embedded in these standards, as well as the BHIVA guidelines.
 
Description Department of Health HIV testing pilots
Amount £138,000 (GBP)
Organisation National Institute for Health Research 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 01/2009 
End 10/2009
 
Description Project Grant "The Ergonomcs of Electronic Patient Records"
Amount £700,000 (GBP)
Organisation University College London 
Sector Academic/University
Country United Kingdom
Start 01/2009 
End 07/2012
 
Description PREP 
Organisation Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency
Department General Practice Research Database (GPRD)
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution This MRC grant allowed me to develop and lead a multidisciplinary group, which specialises in methodological issues associated with the use of electronic patient records. We have since been awarded a large grant by the Wellcome Trust ("The ergonomics of electronic patient records", which has achieved its first publication and for which I am Principal Investigator.
Collaborator Contribution Collaboration in developing methods, writing papers, and leading to a new grant. Joint development of novel informatics approaches to electronic patient records leading to a successful bid to the Wellcome Trust .Joint development of methodological approaches to electronic patient records leading to a successful bid to the Wellcome Trust .
Impact Publication 19549322 is an early result of this collaboration, which includes the School of Informatics at Sussex University, the General Practice Research Database Group at MHRA and existing collaborators at UCL where the MRC funded research was undertaken.
Start Year 2007
 
Description PREP 
Organisation University College London
Department Research Department of Primary Care & Population Health
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution This MRC grant allowed me to develop and lead a multidisciplinary group, which specialises in methodological issues associated with the use of electronic patient records. We have since been awarded a large grant by the Wellcome Trust ("The ergonomics of electronic patient records", which has achieved its first publication and for which I am Principal Investigator.
Collaborator Contribution Collaboration in developing methods, writing papers, and leading to a new grant. Joint development of novel informatics approaches to electronic patient records leading to a successful bid to the Wellcome Trust .Joint development of methodological approaches to electronic patient records leading to a successful bid to the Wellcome Trust .
Impact Publication 19549322 is an early result of this collaboration, which includes the School of Informatics at Sussex University, the General Practice Research Database Group at MHRA and existing collaborators at UCL where the MRC funded research was undertaken.
Start Year 2007
 
Description PREP 
Organisation University of Sussex
Department School of Engineering and Informatics Sussex
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution This MRC grant allowed me to develop and lead a multidisciplinary group, which specialises in methodological issues associated with the use of electronic patient records. We have since been awarded a large grant by the Wellcome Trust ("The ergonomics of electronic patient records", which has achieved its first publication and for which I am Principal Investigator.
Collaborator Contribution Collaboration in developing methods, writing papers, and leading to a new grant. Joint development of novel informatics approaches to electronic patient records leading to a successful bid to the Wellcome Trust .Joint development of methodological approaches to electronic patient records leading to a successful bid to the Wellcome Trust .
Impact Publication 19549322 is an early result of this collaboration, which includes the School of Informatics at Sussex University, the General Practice Research Database Group at MHRA and existing collaborators at UCL where the MRC funded research was undertaken.
Start Year 2007
 
Description Evidence to Expert Advisory Group on AIDS 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Briefing followed by questions and answers session

DH commissioned pilots of HIV testing in a variety of settings including primary care based on our evidence about levels of testing in this setting.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2008
 
Description Provided information to community newspaper on HIV 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Provision of information and text for a community HIV newsletter for patients and health professionals

This was very recent
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2009