Dr John Watson – World Medical Football Champion!

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Congratulations to John Watson, a consultant here at the Heartlands HIV Service: as a member of the Great Britain Medical Football Team, he has just won the World Medical Football Campionship in Prague! England may not quite have got to the World Cup Final in Russia, but Team GB did us proud in Prague. Our

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CHIVA: Annual Camp and Royal Recognition

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We’re delighted by the news that the Children’s HIV charity CHIVA has been chosen by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as one of the seven charities they have selected to benefit from donations marking  their wedding. The couple have asked that anyone who might wish to give them a wedding gift instead considers supporting one

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Heartlands HIV Service Contribute to Award-Winning Research

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A Clinical Research Fellow based at Birmingham Heartlands HIV Service, Dr Matt Page, won the Best Sexual Health Oral Presentation award at the 4th joint BHIVA/BASHH conference in Are all HIV postal sampling kits the same FLYER Edinburgh this week. Collaborating with his institutional sponsor, the University of Birmingham, our Service also worked with the

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Heartlands Counselling Team Are Digital Pioneers

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Heartlands Counselling Team Are Digital Pioneers

The Heartlands HIV Service counselling team based at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, have become the first ‘pioneer’ therapists to pilot an electronic version of PSYCHLOPS. PSYCHLOPS is a short one page mental health outcome measure and can be used during the course of any psychotherapeutic intervention. It promotes a patient-centred definition of

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World AIDS Day Candlelit Vigil

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Birmingham will be hosting be a candlelit vigil on World AIDS Day 2017. Hosted by St Phillips Cathedral and Positive West Midlands, the event will take place at St Phillips Cathedral on Colmore Row in the city centre (B3 2QB). It will begin at 7pm. The vigil is an opportunity to remember our many friends who have died, and to celebrate and support those

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World AIDS Day 1st December and HIV Patient Forum

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World AIDS Day 1st December and HIV Patient Forum

  December 1st is World AIDS Day (WAD)and every year this is preceded by National HIV Testing Week at the end of November.  The week will see national campaigning by organisations such as the Terence Higgins Trust and also local work by staff from the HIV service at Heartlands and volunteers from the charity Saving

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