Getting a Positive HIV Test Result

Finding out that your HIV test is positive can be shocking, however many people with HIV live a long and healthy life. Find out how to cope with a positive test result and where to go for support if you need it.

There's really no right or wrong way to feel when you hear that you tested positive for HIV - but there are things you can do to help you cope with the diagnosis.

A range of informationa and advice is available on the NHS Choices website.


The service offers free chlamydia testing and HIV testing in participating regions. Simply visit to see if you're eligible to order a free STI test kit.

Proudly operated by Preventx from Sheffield.