If you believe that you have acquired Coronavirus infection, or have developed symptoms of a new and persistent cough, a fever or high temperature, have suddenly lost your sense of smell or taste or have come into contact with someone who has had the same symptoms within the last 14 days, then please do NOT come to the Brownlee Clinic. Instead remain at home and seek advice using the resources listed below:
Freephone 0800 028 2816
For specific information on people living with HIV:
We strongly advise that every adult, including people living with HIV take the COVID-19 vaccine.
NHS Scotland has confirmed that most people living with HIV should now have been offered at least two doses of a COVID vaccine and some offered either a third dose or a booster dose.
If you have not yet been offered the COVID vaccine, it may be because of the following reasons:
If you have not yet been offered an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine, please contact the National COVID-19 Vaccination Helpline on:
0800 030 8013
Or go to one of the COVID Vaccine Drop-In Centres
Or request an appointment for the vaccine online on:
For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine:
New information on Treatment of COVID-19 Infection in people living with HIV:
Your upcoming appointment at the Brownlee Clinic may be face-to-face in person, by telephone consultation or by video consultation using the secure NHS "Attend Anywhere" service. Please keep your clinic appointment as arranged.
The Brownlee HIV Patient Forum now meets online. See the "BROWNLEE PATIENT FORUM" news article for more information.