HIV Conversations @the MediCinema
Wednesday 6th December, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Chelsea & Westminster Hospital
369 Fulham Road
HIV Conversations is a new initiative at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, where each month, a different speaker explores different aspects of living with HIV, such as diagnosis, fighting stigma, love, dating and sex. Staged in the hospital’s state-of-the-art MediCinema, which the public are invited to attend. The HIV Conversations take place on first Wednesday of each month.
Professor Brian Gazzard
Professor Brian Gazzard started the HIV unit at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and is now its Clinical Research Director.
This is one of the largest clinical units in Europe concentrating its research mainly on new algorithms of care Immunological and oncological manifestations of HIV disease and antiretroviral therapy.
Brian qualified at Cambridge and received his MD from that institution in1983. He was awarded the Department of Health prize for distinguished achievement in 2002 and is the chairman of the Expert Group Advising Chief Medical Officer of Health on matters relating to HIV disease.
Sound recordings of the previous conversations are archived online.
The colourful MediCinema is on the 3rd floor (Lift Bank C) and has capacity for 40 seats, 6 wheelchairs and 4 beds, which as well as providing conference facilities, enables patients to enjoy time away from wards.