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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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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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