Improving health and wellbeing outcomes in our communities

Improving HIV diagnosis and treatment


Lambeth Council, Lewisham Council, Southwark Council

One in ten people living with HIV in London remain undiagnosed and more than a third of new HIV diagnoses are late, causing damage to their health and increasing the risk of onward HIV transmission. Lambeth Council leads HIV prevention work across London, increasing early testing and diagnosis as part of their award-winning ‘Do It London’ campaign. This year, the council has set up the world’s first social impact bond to improve HIV diagnosis and treatment which will invest £2m in services across Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham.

The LGA Labour Group exists to fight the corner for Labour councillors at a national level, both within
the cross-party Local Government Association and with the Labour Party at Westminster. The Group provide a strong voice for Labour councillors and act as a platform for ideas and innovation for all those committed to an effective localist element to Labour politics and policies.

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