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 Success

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We had a fantastic World AIDS Day, with so many people across Birmingham and beyond engaging with our messages that it really felt like a year of breakthroughs. Working with the national charity Saving Lives, we were bowled over by the huge response both online and on the ground. We’ve put together a Storify timeline

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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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New Diagnoses in the UK Down Among the Young – But Up Among The Older

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A recent study in The Lancet has shown that, among younger people, rates of HIV infection decreased significantly in the UK between 2004 and 2015. For older adults, rates of HIV infection increased across the same period. “Our findings illustrate a clear need to provide comprehensive HIV prevention programmes, including education, access to condoms, better

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