The Choice is Yours is a Positive Life NSW digital resource promoting choice to people living with HIV (PLHIV) when accessing their HIV medication in NSW.

The Choice is Yours contains information supporting

  • PLHIV in NSW to exercise choice in accessing their HIV medication
  • the role of PLHIV in NSW as key in preventing HIV transmission
  • pharmacists who dispense HIV medications and HIV service partners in NSW about options for PLHIV accessing HIV medication and
  • the choice of people at risk of HIV who are living in NSW to access medication to prevent HIV.

This website offers information, resources and support

  • for PLHIV and HIV service partners to locate NSW pharmacies who are dispensing HIV medication
  • for PLHIV and HIV service partners to understand the benefits of and the evidence for starting immediate antiretroviral therapy (ART) after a HIV diagnosis (immediate HIV treatment)
  • for PLHIV who are Medicare ineligible to access affordable HIV medication
  • for PLHIV to access S100 prescribers, GPs and sexual health clinics for their HIV medication prescriptions
  • for local NSW chemists and pharmacies who dispense HIV medications
  • to people at risk of contracting HIV to access PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), which is used to protect against contracting HIV
  • to people who might have been exposed to IV HIV to access PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis), which is used to help prevent HIV infection
  • for newly diagnosed PLHIV who would like assistance with notifying sexual partners that they have potentially been put at risk of an infection, click here for information about the Peer-led Notification Project.