HIV related Fertility Treatment and Child Adoption Study UK

Be part of an important HIV research study looking into parenthood.

  • Are you HIV positive and receiving anti-retroviral treatment?
  • Are you above the reproductive age of 21 years and above?
  • Have you considered parenthood and tried to access fertility treatment or child adoption services?

If you answered YES to these questions, you may be eligible to participate in a parenthood research study.

The purpose of this research is to explore the experiences of people living with HIV in accessing fertility treatment services or adoption services.  Whilst this study may not provide direct benefits to you, it is hoped that your experiences will help inform and influence future policies in the way services are planned and provided to people living with HIV, trying to have children using non biological means

This study is being conducted in collaboration with Terrence Higgins Trust for Doctorate research at the University of Surrey.  The research will take place at Terrence Higgins Trust offices or at a venue suitable for you, telephone interview may also be arrange.

It does not matter about what your background or sexuality is and couples interested may contact Tam Chipawe on / 07547 453600 or, Blake Smith at Terrence Higgins Trust on 020 7812 1813 for more information.

Confidentiality will be maintained at all times.  This study has received a favourable ethical opinion from the University of Surrey Ethics Committee.

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