News Archive: October 2015

Forth Valley services officially launched

We were in Falkirk today to officially launch our new Forth Valley African Health Project. The project, which we are delivering in partnership with NHS Forth Valley,…

Positive Interest – Winter 2015 – Out Now

The Winter 2015 edition of our Positive Interest newsletter is out now. In this issue we look back at a successful African Fusion Night in…

Residential weekend a welcome break

Earlier this month we teamed up with the National Long Term Survivors Group (NLTSG) to host a residential weekend in Perthshire. The weekend was aimed at people…

Report highlights women’s group benefits

We recently welcomed Kelly Frisby, a student from Edinburgh University’s Public Health Unit to research the experiences of women involved in our Edinburgh Women’s Group. The Isis…

Black History Month

Events and activities marking Black History Month are currently keeping our African Health Project colleagues busy.  Each year, Black History Month provides an opportunity for…

Icon Awards 2015

On Friday night we were in Glasgow as the beneficiary charity of the Icon Awards.  The glittering awards ceremony was a celebration of Scotland’s LGBTI community. Through…

Talking transgender on Oban FM

Last week our Argyll & Bute project worker, Katrina, appeared on Oban FM’s In Conversation, talking to host, Breege Smyth, about transgender issues. Katrina was joined…

Busy year for the Voice of Hope Choir

Through our African Health Project, Waverley Care works closely with African communities across Scotland to raise awareness and reduce transmission of HIV. A key part…

Milestone becomes a spa for a day

Waverley Care Milestone was transformed into a spa for a day on Friday as service users and visitors enjoyed a little rest and relaxation. The Pamper Day offered…

Awards success for Self Management Team

There was awards success for Waverley Care last night. Our Self Management Programme was named Best Patient Support  Programme at the Quality in Care (QIC) Hepatitis…

Police engagement with LGBT community on hate crime

Yesterday evening we attended an event hosted by Police Scotland and the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS), engaging with members of Edinburgh’s LGBT…