National AIDS Trust calls for NHS to end rationing of PrEP

On Saturday, October 13, the first year anniversary of the start of the Impact trial, the National AIDS Trust (NAT) call for the end to NHS rationing of PrEP.

Work to start in March 2019 on new health centre for Oxford Street area

Residents who use St Peter’s and North Laine Medical Centres are set to benefit from a brand new purpose-built surgery under plans to merge the practices, which has come a...

Volunteers needed for M.E. research

Do you have a firm diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME or Fibromyalgia? Sussex researchers are looking for people aged 18 to 65 who have a firm diagnosis of Chronic...

FEATURE: MindOut – walking in someone else’s shoes is not easy

Waking up to privilege - good for your mental health. Coral was shocked. She had never thought of herself as ‘privileged’. She had grown up in Blackburn, her mum and dad...

New report questions if STPs can deliver integrated care for people with HIV

NAT (National AIDS Trust) publish new report entitled HIV and Integrated Care – Can STPs deliver?. Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) have been tasked by...

Celebrating the extraordinary work of hospices

This year’s Hospice Care Week (October 8-14) is all about celebrating the extraordinary work that hospices do at the heart of their communities.

Daryll Rowe – did you ever come into contact with him?

Daryll Rowe was the first person to be convicted in the UK for deliberately infecting others with HIV. If you ever came into contact with him Century Films would like to hear...

“Sexual health crisis unfolding before our eyes” say National AIDS Trust

The British HIV Association (BHIVA) and British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) release new data from surveys showing widespread agreement among clinicians...

London charity wins prestigious Patient Information Award

London-based charity wins an equality award at this year’s Patient Information Awards. Compassion in dying was selected as the winner of the BMA equality, diversity and...

OPINION: Sam Trans Man – On the road

Dr Samuel Hall on how parenting is a privilege, and sending your kids out into the big wide world.   I’ve just lost a weekend. Setting off on Friday night with my eldest...
Posted On 27 Sep 2018

ME Society publish guidelines for medics

The Sussex ME Society cares for many of the over 4,000 adults and children affected by the Chronic fatigue syndrome known as ME in the county. The Society has made available...

New HIV diagnoses continue to fall

New data, published by Public Health England (PHE) last week, show a 17% decrease in HIV diagnoses in the UK in 2017 and a drop of more than a quarter in the last two years...

FEATURE: I have a phobia!

Phobias: Side effects may include lack of sleep, and constant torture. By Ray A-J.
Posted On 14 Sep 2018
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News from the Rainbow Cafe

Clare Plumley, Switchboards new Rainbow Cafe Development Worker gives an update at what has been happening at the Rainbow Cafe in the last 6 months.
Posted On 27 Aug 2018