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Lanarkshire funding for formula project


Tuesday, 16 October, 2018


New mums in Lanarkshire who are living with HIV will now be able to access free formula milk through Waverley Care, thanks to funding from…

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Spotlight on Black History Month – Volunteer Interview


Friday, 12 October, 2018


The following interview is with Miura Lima, one of our fantastic volunteers based in Glasgow. Miura has been working with Waverley Care carrying out research…

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Outreach Event with Govan Community Projects


Thursday, 11 October, 2018


Team members Margaret and Jerusalem from our African Health and FMG projects, were out delivering outreach work earlier this month, at a lunchtime event with…

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Supporting ProudNess


Wednesday, 10 October, 2018


Over the weekend over 5,000 people gathered in Inverness for ProudNess, the first Highland Pride event in over 15 years. The event was a celebration…

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Discussions focus on widening hep C treatment access


Thursday, 4 October, 2018


Action to help widen access to hepatitis C treatment in Scotland was on the agenda as health experts, MSPs and charities gathered for an event…

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Staff Consultation Day


Friday, 28 September, 2018


Waverley Care staff from across Scotland met at the Hidden Gardens in Glasgow last week, to connect and explore ideas for research. The event, held…

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Street support project set to tackle Glasgow HIV outbreak


Sunday, 23 September, 2018


Our Glasgow team will soon start offering on-street support to people who inject drugs, in a bid to tackle the city’s continuing HIV outbreak. The…

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Women’s group discuss PrEP


Thursday, 13 September, 2018


In the first eight months that PrEP was available on the NHS in Scotland, only 10 out of 1,295 people to access the HIV prevention…

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Welcoming the Public Health Minister


Wednesday, 12 September, 2018


We were delighted to welcome the Scottish Government’s Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing, Joe FitzPatrick MSP, to Waverley Care this week. The visit…

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New HIV treatments introduced to NHS


Monday, 10 September, 2018


Two new HIV treatments will soon become available on the NHS in Scotland, following a decision by the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC), the body responsible…

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Never a Soft Touch


Friday, 7 September, 2018


After a record breaking Fringe for fundraising, Waverley Care can now also lay claim to being part of an award-winning show! This week, Jerusalem from…

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Year of Young People Funding for Wave Team


Thursday, 6 September, 2018


This week we got the fantastic news that our Wave Highland project has been awarded funding to involve under 25s in improving local sexual health services….

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International Overdose Awareness Day 2018


Wednesday, 5 September, 2018


Waverley Care marked International Overdose Awareness Day on Friday 31st August by joining Glasgow North East Recovery Community, Scottish Drugs Forum and others at an…

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The Great Big Fringe Round-up 2018


Friday, 31 August, 2018


As the Edinburgh Festival Fringe packs up for another year, and the residents of Edinburgh heave a collective sigh of relief, join us for a…

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Fringe partnership passes £500,000


Wednesday, 22 August, 2018


Our long-running partnership with the Pleasance marked another milestone this week with the announcement that we’ve now raised £500,000 to support Waverley Care. At the…

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Teaming up with the Nevis Ensemble


Monday, 13 August, 2018


Some of our staff and service users got out in the sunshine this week, as our Glasgow office played unlikely host of a 40-piece orchestra….

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Support sought in asylum housing row


Friday, 10 August, 2018


Ministers from the Scottish and UK governments met this week to discuss a row over the proposed eviction of asylum seekers living in Glasgow. The…

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Tapping into tech with the Pleasance


Monday, 6 August, 2018


Waverley Care’s long-running relationship with the Pleasance is tapping into technology for the 2018 Fringe with the introduction of contactless donations. For the first time,…

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Three Asks for World Hepatitis Day


Friday, 27 July, 2018


This week, Waverley Care is joining campaigners and organisations around the world in an effort to ‘Find the Missing Millions’ for World Hepatitis Day (28 July). 9 out…

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Refugee Festival supports community links


Wednesday, 27 June, 2018


Over the last couple of weeks, our African Health Project team in Glasgow have been out and about at events to celebrate Refugee Festival Scotland….

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