Focus Group to Assess HIV Voluntary Sector Workforce relating to the Standards on HIV

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Monday 19th December 2011

The HIV Standards are an attempt to ensure that patient needs and expectations are met with consistently high quality across Scotland and the health sector as a whole.HIV Scotland and NES hosted a focus group made up of representatives from the Scottish Voluntary Sector on HIV to discuss the HIV Standards. The purpose of the focus group was to determine the contribution that the HIV voluntary sector currently makes in relation to the HIV Standards and assess the workforce and learning development needs. The findings from the focus group will assist HIV Scotland, in partnership with NES, to strengthen existing capabilities of the sector and find learning solutions for identified gaps in knowledge