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Waverley Care in the Pandemic (25 February 2021)

Hear Waverley Care's key workers tell us how they have been supporting people during the pandemic.


Throughout the pandemic our front-line workers have been supporting people all across Scotland.

We're delighted to host an online event on Thursday 25 February, giving you a unique opportunity to hear first hand:

  • How Covid-19 has impacted Waverley Care and the people we support
  • The particular challenges faced by some of our service users
  • How staff have worked hard to ensure we're there for those who need us
  • Example case studies from people we have supported in recent months
  • How you can help

The event will feature short presentations from three of Waverley Care's frontline staff. The talks will be followed by a question and answer session.

Date and times

Choose between the breakfast (8am-9am) or lunchtime session (1pm-2pm) and register online to reserve your free place.

Reserve your place at: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/waverley-care-in-the-pandemic-tickets-140042989351 

Our speakers

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Alastair Rose - Alastair is the manager for SX Scotland, a service provided by Waverley Care. SX is about improving the sex, health and wellbeing of gay and bisexual men, and all men who have sex with men living in Scotland. Alastair's focus is the mental, physical and sexual health and wellbeing inequalities that affect gay and bisexual men in Scotland.

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Margaret Lance - Margaret is a Support & Outreach Coordinator with the African Health Project for Waverley Care. The African Health Project works with African communities in Scotland to help improve their health and wellbeing, and provide direct support to Africans and refugees living with HIV.

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Jenny Jamieson - Jenny is a Health Improvement Coordinator (Women's Outreach) with the HIV Street Support project for Waverley Care and specialises in supporting women living with or at risk of contracting HIV. The service was set up in response to the Glasgow HIV outbreak amongst homeless people who inject drugs.

Important info

  • Tickets are available on Eventbrite. It's free to attend the event, but if you are able, please consider making a donation when buying your ticket - simply select the donation option at the checkout.
  • The webinar will be hosted on Zoom. Although it is not essential, we do recommend downloading Zoom onto your device.
  • A unique link for both events will be included in your confirmation email from Eventbrite.
  • Attendees will not be seen or heard during the webinar, but you can ask questions by submitting them on Zoom during the event. We will try to ask as many of the questions as possible, time permitting.

Trigger warning

This webinar may reference mental health issues, trans issues, racism, poverty, homelessness, sex work, violence, sexual violence, problematic drug and alcohol consumption and death.

Find out more at: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/waverley-care-in-the-pandemic-tickets-140042989351

 


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