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Recognition for Caring Conversations


Thursday, 5 October, 2017


We’re really proud that our Caring Conversations project was among the nominees at last night’s Alliance Scotland Self Management Awards. The online resource was in…

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Award nod for Pleasance partnership


Wednesday, 4 October, 2017


Our Fringe fundraising was topped off with an added bonus this year, with news that we were in the running for a Scottish Fundraising Award…

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Funding boost for My Voice


Friday, 22 September, 2017


We recently got the fantastic news that My Voice, our FGM research project will receive further funding from the Scottish Government’s Violence Against Women and…

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Training looks at life-saving drug


Friday, 15 September, 2017


Staff and service users at Milestone took part in training this week to administer the life-saving drug, Naloxone. Naloxone is used to temporarily reverse the…

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#KnowYourRisk – Testing Week Scotland: 11-17 Sept 2017


Friday, 8 September, 2017


With efforts to reduce the number of new HIV, hepatitis C and sexually transmitted infections focused on encouraging people who are at the greatest risk…

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The Big Fringe Round Up 2017


Friday, 1 September, 2017


And breathe…! After a hectic four weeks of activity, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe has drawn to a close. Here, we round up the fundraising highlights…

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David France. Photo courtesy of Ken Schles

How to Survive a Plague – David France


Tuesday, 22 August, 2017


During this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival, Waverley Care Patron, Sheena McDonald, interviewed David France, author of ‘How to Survive a Plague – The Story…

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Fun on the Fringe


Tuesday, 1 August, 2017


It’s August and, for the Waverley Care fundraising team, that can only mean one thing – the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is back in town! The…

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World Hepatitis Day 2017 – Hepatitis See


Friday, 28 July, 2017


A series of artworks and photographs by people living with hepatitis C have been displayed in Glasgow today to mark World Hepatitis Day. The Hepatitis See exhibition went…

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Strategic Plan launched


Monday, 24 July, 2017


We are delighted to officially launch our new Strategic Plan for 2017-2020. The new plan, which has been developed in consultation with our staff, sets…

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New look Caring Conversations goes live


Thursday, 20 July, 2017


Earlier today, we were proud to officially unveil an updated and improved version of Caring Conversations – our free learning resource for staff working in GP…

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Prison link shows promise


Thursday, 13 July, 2017


The following article from our Chief Executive, Grant Sugden, appeared as a guest blog on the AbbVie website, and looks at our innovative Prison Link…

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Roundtable focuses on Hep C elimination


Wednesday, 28 June, 2017


Action to tackle Hepatitis C in Scotland was on the agenda as we chaired a meeting  of health experts, MSPs and charities in Edinburgh this…

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Milestone marks 10,000th night


Monday, 26 June, 2017


In 2014, our Residential Support Centre, Milestone, re-opened its doors following extensive refurbishment. This month, the centre provided its 10,000th night of accommodation support since reopening. Here…

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Scottish Charity Awards 2017


Friday, 23 June, 2017


Our African Health in Faith team enjoyed a fantastic night at the Scottish Charity Awards in Edinburgh this week. The Health in Faith project was…

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Sexual health on Highland Youth agenda


Thursday, 22 June, 2017


Sexual health and relationship education was the hot topic as we attended an annual Young People’s Conference in Inverness last week. Every year, young people from…

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Supporting the transition to adulthood


Tuesday, 13 June, 2017


Last week, our Children and Families Manager, Nichola, joined a workshop looking at how services can better support young people, and their families, as they…

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You make the difference – Volunteers’ Week


Thursday, 1 June, 2017


To mark the start of National Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June), we caught up with volunteer, Neil, to hear about what inspired him to get involved in…

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Children’s group focuses on relaxation


Thursday, 18 May, 2017


Over the last few weeks the children involved in our Friday group have been learning about a range of relaxation techniques. With the support of…

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HIV manifesto launched


Tuesday, 16 May, 2017


With just over three weeks to go to the UK General Election, we have added our support to an HIV manifesto. Supported by 21 HIV…

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