HIV and hepatitis are known as blood borne viruses (BBV).
HIV is a virus that weakens the body’s defence systems. There is no cure but treatments help people live longer, healthier lives.
Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, most commonly caused by a viral infection.
Free Self Testing Kits for HIV
We are pleased to announce the start of a pilot in NHS Orkney to provide free self-testing kits for HIV. Click the HIV Testing tab for more information.