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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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Peers keen to share experience


Monday, 15 May, 2017


A group of people living with HIV joined us for training last week so that they can use their experience to help others. The group…

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Awards nod for Health in Faith work


Friday, 12 May, 2017


We are absolutely delighted that our Health in Faith work has been shortlisted for an SCVO Scottish Charity Award. Through Health in Faith, we work…

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Uni partnership focuses on bone health


Monday, 8 May, 2017


Physiotherapy students at Glasgow Caledonian University have teamed up with our Glasgow team to offer information on bone health and HIV. Our work with the students…

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Putting Caring Conversations into Practice


Friday, 5 May, 2017


This week we’ve been at the 7th National Scottish Medical Education Conference, talking to GP practice staff about Caring Conversations. Caring Conversations is a free…

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Formula for success


Monday, 1 May, 2017


A recent report from the National AIDS Trust (NAT) and Body & Soul, found that mothers living with HIV and on low incomes often go…

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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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