HYPNet - The HIV in Young People Network

HYPNet is a multidisciplinary group of health professionals and voluntary sector representatives working with young people living with HIV infection. The network has grown organically through word-of-mouth and is a truly multidisciplinary collaboration with representatives from all sectors actively involved.


  1. Allow focused time for discussion of the complex issues surrounding the management of young people living with HIV.
  2. Establish best practice for the future development of services.
  3. Guide appropriate clinical governance, including research, audit and staffing arrangements for services promoting care for this group.
  4. Ensure that accurate and appropriate data are collected longitudinally.
  5. Promote the specific needs of those living with perinatally acquired HIV.