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Tackling Glasgow’s HIV Outbreak


Tuesday, 20 August, 2019


About Glasgow’s HIV Street Support Service: Over the last 6 months, we have been working closely with reporters James Cheyne and Sarah Smith from BBC…

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Eliminating Hepatitis C in Scotland


Wednesday, 31 July, 2019


Eliminating Hepatitis C in Scotland by 2024 Today we’re welcoming the announcement by Joe Fitzpatrick (Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing), setting out the…

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Drug-Related Deaths in Scotland – Our Response


Thursday, 18 July, 2019


Drug-Related Deaths in 2018 Figures Yesterday Scotland’s drug-related deaths figures were released by National Records of Scotland. The figures showed a steep rise in drug-related…

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Coping with HIV and Hep C: Jamie’s Story


Thursday, 27 June, 2019


If you’re living with HIV or hepatitis C, reaching out for support can feel like a big step – but with our help, you can…

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New HIV Diagnoses in Scotland


Wednesday, 26 June, 2019


Yesterday, the new HIV Diagnosis Surveillance Report (January-March 2019) was published by Health Protection Scotland. In this blog, we’ll share the key statistics with you…

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HIV: Past, Present and Future


Thursday, 20 June, 2019


Last week our SX team held their latest Chat event: ‘HIV, Past, Present, and Future’. Hosted by CC Blooms, the evening brought people together to talk about their relationship…

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HIV Support in Highland


Tuesday, 18 June, 2019


Waverley Care was first established in 1989, with our Highland support services in place since 2010. With over 30 years supporting people living with HIV,…

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How Mindfulness Supports My Work


Wednesday, 12 June, 2019


The following blog piece is by Amanda Scott, Argyll & Bute HIV Project Worker. Amanda shares her experience of integrating the practice of mindfulness into her…

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Thank YOU to our Volunteers!


Friday, 7 June, 2019


Happy #VolunteersWeek! We’re taking the opportunity this week to appreciate our 91 amazing volunteers across Scotland, who generously give over 3,692 hours of their time each…

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Volunteers’ Week


Thursday, 6 June, 2019


Happy Volunteers’ Week! And a huge thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers! Your support helps make a real difference and we simply couldn’t…

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Spotlight on: Volunteers’ Week


Thursday, 6 June, 2019


It’s Volunteers’ Week and to mark the occasion, we caught up with some of our volunteers to share their volunteer story. So if you’re thinking about…

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The Big Corporate Shake-Up is here!


Tuesday, 4 June, 2019


Today we’re excited to launch a new corporate team challenge – The Big Corporate Shake-up! The event challenges teams from companies across Edinburgh to compete…

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New Guidance: Young People, Healthy Relationships and Consent


Thursday, 23 May, 2019


The following blog is written by Jo Sykes, Coordinator of our Wave sexual health service for young people in Highland.  Sexual health & relationships is an…

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Kirsten’s Story: Old and New Hep C Treatment


Tuesday, 21 May, 2019


The following blog piece is by Wendy Cooper, Hepatitis C Support Coordinator with our Glasgow Hepatitis C Support Service. Starting Treatment and Support Kirsten* tried…

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M.A.C Cosmetics Getting Involved


Thursday, 16 May, 2019


On International Women’s Day 2019, we were joined by the team at M.A.C Cosmetics, who generously donated their time and skills to giving women we…

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Just a ‘Hello’ for Today – A Day in the Life of our HIV Street Support Team


Wednesday, 8 May, 2019


Our HIV Street Support Team work with people who are at risk of or living with HIV, homeless or in temporary accommodation in Glasgow. The…

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Connecting Sexual Health and Mental Health with Faith Leaders in Forth Valley


Thursday, 2 May, 2019


“I learned that mental health is so strongly connected with HIV, with the stigmatisation, rejection and all these things. What I can say is we…

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Linking Up at HMP Low Moss


Thursday, 25 April, 2019


James’ Story James was diagnosed with hepatitis C the last time he was in prison. He wanted to get treatment but couldn’t get started due…

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‘Is he okay?’ – A Day in the Life of our HIV Street Support Team


Thursday, 25 April, 2019


Our HIV Street Support Team work with people who are risk of or living with HIV, homeless or in temporary accommodation in Glasgow. The following…

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Thank YOU for Making a Difference to our Work!


Friday, 19 April, 2019


We are delighted to announce that Make a Difference Trust has awarded £15,000 for 2019/20 to support our Community Project Team in Lothian. This funding will…

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