Report to recommend PrEP to the Executive Leads

In October 2016 a report recommending PrEP for use in Scotland was endorsed by the Executive Leads Network, who govern Scotland's Sexual Health and Blood Borne Virus Framework (SHBBV). The report was written by the Scottish HIV PrEP Short Life Working Group (SLWG), administered by HIV Scotland and chaired by Dr Rak Nandwani.

The expert group included membership of from a range of specialists including public health leads, HIV and sexual health doctors, a community member, pharmacy, third sector, social researchers, drug procurement, and observers from the Scottish Government and the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC).

The report includes an estimation of the number of individuals who might be eligible for PrEP in Scotland, consideration of cost implications, guidance for accessing and monitoring PrEP, and information for health professionals, patients and the public about PrEP and the available supports.

You can download and read the report below:

PrEP in Scotland Report [PDF - 965kB]