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Talking sexual health with Highland youth workers


Friday, 20 April, 2018


Youth Development Officers working in Highland joined our Wave team in Inverness earlier this month to take part in sexual health training. The training, which…

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Encouraging figures on PrEP


Wednesday, 18 April, 2018


Earlier today, we received a really encouraging update on PrEP, highlighting the uptake of the HIV prevention drug since it became available on the NHS…

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HIV conference comes to Scotland


Tuesday, 17 April, 2018


This week, the great and the good of the HIV and sexual health worlds are descending on the EICC in Edinburgh for a national conference….

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Make Room for Art


Thursday, 12 April, 2018


Later this month we are helping to launch a new project offering art workshops for people living with HIV in Lanarkshire. The Make Room for…

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Punk for Pam 2018


Wednesday, 28 March, 2018


Spring is in the air, the clocks have moved forward so it can only mean one thing –  Punk for Pam! Over the weekend, punks…

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Community Projects Blog – Waverley Care and Welfare


Friday, 23 March, 2018


When you’re struggling to make ends meet, it can have a serious impact on your physical and mental health. For many people living with HIV…

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Home Office training highlights asylum seeker support


Wednesday, 21 March, 2018


Earlier this week we visited at the Home Office in Glasgow to talk to staff about HIV and hepatitis C awareness. The information and education…

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Latest phase of Caring Conversations launched


Thursday, 15 March, 2018


This week, we officially unveiled the latest phase of Caring Conversations – our free online-learning resource for healthcare staff. Building on the success of the…

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Funding news brings exciting new work


Monday, 12 March, 2018


We’ve had some exciting news with the announcement of new funding to build on our work with people living with or affected by HIV or…

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Voice of Hope initiative gets underway


Thursday, 22 February, 2018


This month saw the beginning of a new venture to work with African churches across Scotland, involving our Voice of Hope Choir. The Voice of…

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New recruits for Project 100 training


Tuesday, 20 February, 2018


Volunteers from Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness and Argyll & Bute were among the latest recruits to join us at Project 100 peer mentor training this month….

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International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM


Tuesday, 6 February, 2018


To mark International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM this week, our My Voice project visited staff at Edinburgh Airport to talk to them about…

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CheckPoint testing service launched


Monday, 22 January, 2018


This week we unveiled CheckPoint, our new HIV and hepatitis testing service in Lothian, CheckPoint offers appointments through the week, plus a weekly evening drop-in…

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Cross-party support for hep C elimination ambition


Friday, 12 January, 2018


“After so long thinking you’re going to die, to be clear is just unbelievable” These were the words of Grant Knox in the Scottish Parliament…

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Playhouse partnership takes centre stage


Tuesday, 9 January, 2018


We caught up with our friends from the Edinburgh Playhouse this month to celebrate our charity partnership passing the £50,000 mark. The landmark total includes…

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Ministerial meeting marks first year of prison project


Thursday, 21 December, 2017


We met up with Public Health Minister, Aileen Campbell, at Scotland’s largest prison this week to mark the first anniversary of our Prison Link Project….

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Festive opening and contacts


Wednesday, 20 December, 2017


Over the festive period our offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness will be closed to the public at the following times: Edinburgh  – Closed 22…

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Milestone support meets highest standards


Tuesday, 19 December, 2017


There was a surprise visit to Milestone at the end of October as the Care Inspectors arrived for an unannounced inspection. The residential support service is registered with…

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Healthy Living event comes to Glasgow


Thursday, 14 December, 2017


Our Glasgow hepatitis C team continued its recent focus on healthy lifestyles with a public event in the east end of Glasgow. The Healthy Living event…

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Chinese project launches in Lanarkshire


Tuesday, 12 December, 2017


We were at Monklands Hospital in North Lanarkshire today to launch an innovative new project to support local Chinese communities to challenge hepatitis B. The…

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