HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that damages the cells in your immune system. It weakens your ability to fight everyday infections and disease.
AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is the name used to describe some potentially life-threatening infections and illnesses that happen when your immune system has been severely damaged by the HIV virus.
Where we are
Brighton and Hove
The Lawson Unit is the name of our world-renowned specialist centre for HIV and offer treatment, support and ongoing care for people living with HIV. It is the leading centre for HIV care on the south coast and we also have a HIV inpatient ward.
Lawson Unit 01273 664722
HIV Pharmacy 01273 664722
Howard 2 Ward (HIV inpatient unit) 01273 523061