HIV Heartland Team on BBC Radio

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A Heartlands HIV Service patient – and several of our staff – appeared on BBC Radio WM on Sunday, 18th November, to mark the start of National HIV Testing Week – and send the message that getting tested makes sense. You can listen to our segment from the Sunday Night with Nikki show by clicking

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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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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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  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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Dr Steve Taylor’s World AIDS Day Presentation

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On World AIDS Day, Dr Steve Taylor, the lead consultant at Heartlands HIV Service, delivered an address at the Bond Company, Digbeth, focusing on the history of HIV/AIDS – how far we’ve come, and what is still left to do. The talk was part of Swanswell’s commemorations for World AIDS Day. His slides for this talk

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World AIDS Day 2016 Events

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Birmingham will be marking this year’s World AIDS Day with a number events on Thursday. Saving Lives Big Red Double Decker Bus, across the city from 9am The national charity Saving Lives will be paying a visit to Heartlands with their Big Red Double Decker Bus. The team, including some of our own staff and nurses,

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Government Response to PrEP Petitioners

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The Government is issuing a response to all those who sign a petition asking that PrEP be made immediately available on the NHS, following NHS England’s decision of a few weeks ago: NHS England have agreed to carefully consider their position on commissioning Pre-exposure Prophylaxis. The Government is investing £2.4m in HIV prevention nationally. The

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