New report: key questions and good practice on instant result self-testing for HIV

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Tuesday 25th March 2014


The sale and distribution of instant result self-test kits for HIV will be legal from April 2014. Lifting the ban on these kits will fundamentally change the dynamic around testing for HIV.

The comprehensive new report 'HIV instant result self-testing in Scotland: addressing key questions and recommending good practice' [PDF - 704kB] from HIV Scotland gives detail on self-testing and recommendations on how the NHS, Scottish Government and third sector organisations can navigate the opportunities and challenges this new development will bring.

Read the report [PDF - 704kB] and contact us for more information.