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HIV Infection: Drugs

Volume 487: debated on Monday 26 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the average annual cost to the NHS of treating a HIV positive patient with antiretroviral medication. (250726)

The estimated annual treatment costs to the national health service for a patient with HIV vary according to the severity of the disease. The estimated average annual costs to the NHS of treating an HIV positive patient with combination antiretroviral drugs is £14,000.