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S5W-16782: Anas Sarwar (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 18 May 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the finding in the British HIV Association (BHIVA) national audit 2015 regarding the increase in the numbers of people in Scotland with HIV who have been assessed as having a (a) cardiovascular health and (b) bone health/fracture risk.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 5 June 2018

The updated Sexual Health and Blood Borne Virus Framework published in 2015 sets out the Scottish Government’s commitment to enabling people living with blood borne viruses to lead longer, healthier lives, with a good quality of life. NHS Boards are responsible for local arrangements for the treatment of patients, drawing on expert guidance such as the BHIVA guidelines on the treatment of people living with HIV.