Brownlee Clinic Well-Being support service

In order to provide the best Support, Care and Treatment for people living with HIV, it is important that we follow these nationally agreed guidelines:

 

  • People living with HIV should receive care which promotes their emotional, cognitive and behavioural wellbeing (psychological wellbeing) and is sensitive to the unique aspects of living with HIV.
  • People living with HIV should have timely access to information and appropriate emotional support following the diagnosis of HIV infection.
  • People living with HIV should have access to regular screening to identify if they have psychological support needs.

 

The Brownlee Clinic meets these guidelines by offering each patient an annual “Well-Being” appointment with a member of the Brownlee Psychological Support Service (BPSS) that allows the opportunity to explore any of the following issues that may be causing concern:

 

  • Mood and emotions
  • Sleep pattern
  • Relationships
  • Money issues
  • Fatigue and tiredness
  • Memory and concentration
  • Taking medication
  • Anything else that may be affecting you

 

You may be aware that, because of the impact of COVID-19, we have been unable to continue the Brownlee Clinic’s routine annual Well-Being appointment service. We also recognise that the lockdown restrictions placed upon us all could have had a negative impact on the emotional, social, financial and physical well-being of many.

Therefore we would like to offer you the opportunity to discuss any issues that you may be finding difficult.

We ask this question?

Would you find it helpful to have some contact from someone from the Brownlee Psychological Support Service (BPSS) to discuss these issues in confidence?

If "YES", please request an appointment by contacting us:

Telephone: 0141 211 1075

Email: bpss@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

We can see you in person or offer a telephone appointment or video call appointment.