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HIV Action Plan in Scotland: December 2009 to March 2014



  1. Johnman, C. (2009) Treatment and Care Needs Assessment: People Living with HIV. Scottish Public Health Network (Scot PHN)
  2. FOCUS: HIV in Scotland, 2008: Review. HPS Weekly Report, 4 th February 2009 Vol. 43 No.2009/05
  3. Scottish Executive, Respect and Responsibility: A Strategy and Action Plan for Sexual Health. Scottish Executive, 2005. Available from:


  4. FOCUS 2: Unlinked anonymous HIV testing of genitourinary medicine clinic attendees in Glasgow: 2007. HPS Weekly Report 2008; 42 (47): 415-416. Available at http://www.documents.hps.scot.nhs.uk/ewr/pdf2008/0847.pdf
  5. FOCUS: HIV among pregnant women in Scotland - data to 2007. HPS Weekly Report 2008; 42 (16): 148-149. http://www.documents.hps.scot.nhs.uk/ewr/pdf2008/0816.pdf
  6. Sexually Transmitted Infection Epidemiology Advisory Group. Scotland's Sexual Health Information 2008. Health Protection Scotland and Information Services Division, November 2008.
  7. Williamson, L.M., Hart, G.J. (2007) ' HIV prevalence and undiagnosed infection among a community sample of gay men in Scotland, UK'. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes; 45:224-230 .
  8. Scottish Government. Hepatitis C Action Plan for Scotland: Phase II (May 2008-March 2011). Edinburgh. Scottish Government; 2008. Available from: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/05/13103055/0
  9. Lancet Global Health Network (2008), HIV Prevention Series (Launched August, 2008) Available from: http://www.thelancetglobalhealthnetwork.com/
  10. Burtney, L., Hosie, A. (2007) HIV and Sexual Health Promotion Activities for Gay and Bisexual Men and Black and Minority Ethnic/African Communities in Scotland. HIV Scotland.
  11. Clutterbuck, D (2008) MSM Subgroup NSHAC 11: HIV Prevention, Report and Recommendations. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health/health/sexualhealth/msmreport/Q/EditMode/on/ForceUpdate/on
  12. BHIVA, BASHH, BIS (2008) UK National Guidelines for HIV Testing 2008, Available from: http://www.bhiva.org/cms1222621.asp
  13. BHIVA, RCP(London), BASHH, BIS (2007) Standards for HIV Clinical Care. Available from http://www.bhiva.org/files/file1001299.pdf
  14. Scottish Government. Respect and Responsibility 2008 - 2011. Available from: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health/health/sexualhealth/SHOutcomes

HIV Action Plan also informed by

  1. Global HIV Prevention Working Group (2008) Behaviour Change and HIV Prevention: '[Re] Considerations for the 21 st Century'. Available from: http://www.globalhivprevention.org/pdfs/PWG_behavior%20report_FINAL.pdf
  2. Scottish Government, Chief Medical Officer Directorate: CEL 15 (2007), 23 October 2007
    Available at: http://www.sehd.scot.nhs.uk/mels/CEL2007_15.pdf
  3. UNAIDS (2007) Practical Guidelines for Intensifying HIV Prevention, Towards Universal Access, Available from: http://data.unaids.org/pub/Manual/2007/20070306_Prevention_Guidelines_Towards_Universal_Access_en.pdf
  4. Herbst, J.H., Beeker, C, Matthew, A., McNally, T., Passin, W.F., Kay, L.S., Crepaz, N., Lyles, C.M., Briss, P., Chattopadhyay, S., Johnson, R.L., Task Force on Community Prevention Studies. (2007) The effectiveness of individual, group, and community-level HIV behavioural risk reduction interventions for adult men who have sex with men: a systematic review. American Journal of Preventative Medicine; 32: S38-67.
  5. Phillips, A.N. et al. (2007) 'When should antiretroviral therapy for HIV be started?' BMJ 334: 76 - 78.
  6. FOCUS 2: Unlinked anonymous HIV testing of genitourinary medicine clinic attendees in Glasgow: 2007. HPS Weekly Report 2008; 42 (47): 415-416. Available at http://www.documents.hps.scot.nhs.uk/ewr/pdf2008/0847.pdf
  7. Goldberg, D. and Logan, L. (2005) 'Unlinked anonymous testing indicates antenatal HIV testing in England and Scotland is being successfully implemented'. Eurosurveillance Weekly 10 (20).
  8. Williamson, L.M., Dodds, J.P., Mercey, D.E., Hart, G.J., Johnson, A.M. (2008) 'Sexual risk behaviour and knowledge of HIV status among community samples of gay men in the UK'. AIDS; 22(9):1063-1070.
  9. Health Protection Agency: Sexually transmitted infections in black African and black Caribbean communities in the UK: 2008 report. Available from: http://www.hpa.org.uk/web/HPAweb&HPAwebStandard/HPAweb_C/1225441605082