Table 1

Services at the GOS HIV family clinic

Type of servicePersonnelDetails
MedicalPaediatric:
 HIV specialistClinical care for children; expertise in antiretroviral treatment
 Subspecialist
 Dietitian
For example, respiratory, dental, gastroenterology, dermatology,  neurodevelopmental assessments
 Physiotherapist
Adult:
 HIV specialist
 Nurse
Clinical care for parents
Counselling and testingPaediatric:
 Nurse counsellor
 Social worker
 PsychologistFor parents, children, other family members, pregnant women
 HIV specialist
Adult:
 Health advisor
 HIV specialist
Preventative healthPaediatric teamImmunisations, dietary advice, dental care, social assessment
Adult:
 Health advisor
 Nurse
Sexual health advice for parents; condoms; contraceptive service  for women
Training and liaisonAll team membersTelephone advice; liaison and information for community groups;  outreach clinics
Terminal and respite care Inpatient nursing staffLiaison between paediatric and adult inpatient nursing staff
Social worker, psychologistPlanning for childcare if parents die
Symptom care teamAllowing terminal care at home if parents wish
All paediatric team membersPaediatric advisory and training role at Mildmay hospice
ResearchPaediatriciansIncluding participation in multicentre clinical trials
Research nurse