November 24, 2023 9.00 pm

Lincolnshire grapples with rising late HIV diagnosis rates

Expert insights on Lincolnshire’s HIV challenges

Lincolnshire is facing a significant increase in late HIV diagnosis rates, prompting health officials to call for increased testing, particularly among at-risk groups.

The COVID pandemic, coupled with issues around awareness, has led to a decline in HIV testing, with Lincolnshire’s figures falling below national averages. The latest figures reveal a concerning picture: HIV testing coverage in Lincolnshire for 2022 was just 25.9%, markedly lower than the national figure of 48.2%.

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