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Charities team up for city defibrillator project


Monday, 13 February, 2017


Staff at Milestone unveiled a new piece of kit last week as we took delivery of an Automatic Emergency Defibrillator. The defibrillator is the latest to…

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Zero Tolerance for FGM


Monday, 6 February, 2017


Today we attended events in Edinburgh to mark the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The term FGM, or ‘cutting’ as…

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Asylum accommodation on the agenda


Wednesday, 1 February, 2017


Housing conditions faced by asylum seekers in the UK were branded a ‘disgrace’ this week in a report from MPs. The UK Parliament’s Home Affairs…

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Open day showcases volunteering


Friday, 27 January, 2017


Our Glasgow office opened its doors to the public this week to highlight volunteering opportunities across the organisation. The open day offered the chance for…

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Workshop promotes healthy eating


Wednesday, 25 January, 2017


This week we hosted a special workshop for service users living with Hepatitis C, looking at healthy eating. Everyone’s health can benefit from a balanced…

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STIQ Day – Thinking about Sexual Health


Monday, 16 January, 2017


Saturday marked STIQ Day, a national campaign to get people thinking about their sexual health and encouraging access to regular STI testing. We offer testing…

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New project targets Hep C in prisons


Thursday, 12 January, 2017


Our Hepatitis C service in Glasgow has recently launched a new project working with prisoners in HMP Barlinnie. As many as one in five of…

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Festive opening and contacts


Thursday, 22 December, 2016


Over the festive period our offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness will be closed to the public. Our Inverness office will close from midday on…

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On song for Christmas celebrations


Tuesday, 20 December, 2016


In the run up to Christmas, we’ve been entering into the spirit of the season with some suitably festive fundraising concerts. At the beginning of…

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Clueless at the Keys with Colin Sell


Wednesday, 14 December, 2016


Colin Sell. the much maligned pianist on Radio 4’s I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue, joined us in Edinburgh last week for a fundraising evening of…

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Foodbank partnership supports service users


Monday, 12 December, 2016


We have recently teamed up with the C7 Church in Glasgow to help our service users access support from the City Care Foodbank. Provided by…

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Community comes together to talk about PrEP


Friday, 9 December, 2016


We teamed up with HIV Scotland this week to host a community event talking about PrEP at Gayfield Creative Spaces in Edinburgh. The community discussion…

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Waverley Care Tartan Ribbon Dinner - Photo courtesy of Ivan Bartholomew

Tartan Ribbon Dinner


Monday, 5 December, 2016


Waverley Care brought a touch of tartan to the beautiful surroundings of the Hub in Edinburgh for our Tartan Ribbon Dinner at the end of…

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World AIDS Day 2016 – Round Up


Friday, 2 December, 2016


On 1 December, events were taking place across Scotland and around the world to mark World AIDS Day. Now in its twenty-ninth year, World AIDS…

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Health in Faith Conference shares successes


Tuesday, 29 November, 2016


Over the weekend, we gathered in Glasgow with African Faith Leaders and members of the community of all ages for a conference and dinner to…

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Board changes approved


Wednesday, 23 November, 2016


The latest meeting of Waverley Care’s Board saw some changes to the team as two members swapped roles and another stepped down. We are delighted…

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Staff experiences inform African Health Project


Tuesday, 22 November, 2016


We visited Glasgow Caledonian University on Friday for the launch of new research looking at the experiences of staff in our African Health Project. The…

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PrEP ruling welcomed


Wednesday, 16 November, 2016


Last week, the Court of Appeal in London upheld the High Court’s judgement that there is no legal impediment to NHS England funding PrEP as…

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Annual Review 2015/16 published


Monday, 14 November, 2016


This week, we’ve released our Annual Review for 2015/16. It has been a busy 12 months for Waverley Care with the launch of new services,…

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World AIDS Day @ Broughton St Mary’s


Wednesday, 9 November, 2016


With World AIDS Day just over three weeks away, we’re delighted to announce details of a Community Gathering in Edinburgh to mark the occasion. The…

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