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Tartan Ribbon Dinner


Thursday, 13 December, 2018


More than 200 Waverley Care supporters joined us in the beautiful surroundings of the Hub in Edinburgh at the start of the month for our Tartan…

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World AIDS Day 2018 – Round up


Friday, 7 December, 2018


Over the weekend, we celebrated the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day across Scotland. Here we take a quick look back at how we marked…

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Will you help challenge stigma this World AIDS Day?


Friday, 30 November, 2018


On Saturday 1 December, events will take place around the world to mark the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day. Big anniversaries offer the opportunity…

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Community Ambassadors taking the lead


Monday, 26 November, 2018


Our Chinese Health Project’s Health Ambassador team has produced a short film, raising awareness of hepatitis B. The film, which was been written and filmed in…

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Focus on – African Health Project


Wednesday, 21 November, 2018


In 2018, our African Health Project celebrates 15 years of working with local communities to improve the health and wellbeing of all Africans in Scotland….

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Annual Review 2017-18


Tuesday, 20 November, 2018


This week, we’ve released our Annual Review for 2017/18. In years to come, when people look back at the history of HIV and hepatitis C…

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Award nod for Wave project


Friday, 16 November, 2018


Hot on the heels of our Wave project’s 1st birthday earlier this month, we’ve had more good news with a nomination for a national award….

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SX unveils new Forth Valley service


Thursday, 8 November, 2018


We were in Stirling this week to unveil our latest SX project, working with gay and bisexual men in Forth Valley. Funded by the local NHS board,…

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Celebrating Wave’s first birthday


Thursday, 1 November, 2018


Our Wave project, which delivers sexual health education to young people in Highland, celebrates its first birthday this week. Since launching last year, the Wave team…

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Alliance funding supports Poz Youth project


Wednesday, 24 October, 2018


There was great news for our Poz Youth project this month with the announcement of funding to support young people living with HIV as they…

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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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