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Something Brewing at Milestone


Thursday, 27 April, 2017


Managers and staff from Starbucks took a break from the daily grind this week to spend a day volunteering in the Milestone gardens. The team…

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Aileen Campbell visits Waverley Care


Thursday, 20 April, 2017


Following last week’s landmark decision to make PrEP available on the NHS in Scotland, we were delighted to welcome Public Health Minister, Aileen Campbell to…

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Residential break for Children & Families Project


Friday, 14 April, 2017


Our Children and Families Project recently returned from their annual residential break in the Highlands with a group of young service users. Project Manager, Nichola, updated us…

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Pause for thought


Wednesday, 12 April, 2017


Everyday in Scotland, we work to make a positive difference to the lives of people living with HIV. The people we work with often face desperate…

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Decision brings PrEP to Scotland


Monday, 10 April, 2017


People at the greatest risk of HIV in Scotland will soon be able to access PrEP following a decision by the body which assesses drugs…

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Visitors Czech out our work


Thursday, 6 April, 2017


We recently welcomed visitors from the Czech Republic to Waverley Care to talk to them about our work. Johana and Michael were in Scotland as…

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Community update on FGM work


Wednesday, 5 April, 2017


Some of the findings from our FGM project, MY Voice, were shared at a community event in Edinburgh recently. The research project is working with…

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Promoting sexual health in Highland


Monday, 3 April, 2017


Waverley Care’s Highland service is set to expand with the addition of a new sexual health education programme for young people. The new service, funded…

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Punk for Pam – Scotland’s Charity Punk Festival


Tuesday, 28 March, 2017


Spring is in the air, the clocks have moved forward and, for the fundraising team at Waverley Care, that can only mean one thing –…

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Workshop looks at money matters


Thursday, 23 March, 2017


For many people living with HIV and Hepatitis C, financial hardship is a daily reality that impacts their physical and mental health. Increasingly, we are working…

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Positive Interest – Spring 2017 – Out Now


Wednesday, 15 March, 2017


The Spring edition of our supporter newsletter, Positive Interest, is out now! Get your copy for all the latest from Waverley Care, including some shock…

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Pamper day comes to Glasgow


Tuesday, 14 March, 2017


Following a successful pamper day in Edinburgh earlier this month, our Glasgow team got in on the act over the weekend with their own version….

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International Women’s Day 2017


Wednesday, 8 March, 2017


International Women’s Day (IWD) is marked every year on 8 March as an opportunity to reflect on the fight for gender equality and to act for positive change…

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Milestone Pamper Day


Friday, 3 March, 2017


Our Lothian Community Projects team got together with Milestone this week to host a pamper day for service users. Service users from Edinburgh, Lothian and…

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Undetectable=Untransmittable


Tuesday, 28 February, 2017


This week, we have added our support to Undetectable=Untransmittable (U=U), an international campaign highlighting the impact of effective HIV treatment on transmission. The campaign sends…

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Waverley Care Fundraising Manager, Karen Docwra

Buckets of love at RENT


Thursday, 23 February, 2017


Earlier this month, the 20th Anniversary tour of RENT the musical came to the Edinburgh Festival Theatre and we were delighted to be invited to…

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Come & Sing with Bob Chilcott


Tuesday, 21 February, 2017


Our first big fundraising event of 2017 brought singers from across Scotland together for a Come & Sing workshop this month. 270 singers joined us in…

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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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