Emergency Department Opt-Out Testing a “triumph”. New report finds thousands tested and diagnosed with HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C

Graham Robson November 9, 2023

A new report published by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) and the University of Bristol has found that the NHSE Emergency Opt-Out testing Programme for bloodborne viruses has helped to diagnose thousands of people with serious infections. The report, commissioned by NHS England (NHSE), evaluates the first 12 months of the NHSE funded Emergency […]

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HAVE YOUR SAY: Open letter asks that Government’s opt-out testing programme is extended to all areas with a high prevalence of HIV

Graham Robson January 19, 2023

Leading charities in the fight against HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C have joined forces to call on Public Health Minister Neil O’Brien and NHS England Chief Executive Amanda Pritchard to fund testing for blood borne viruses in emergency departments across the country.

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Business News

Elton John addresses the impact of Covid-19 on LGBTQ+ people

Rachel Badham November 30, 2020

Elton John and husband David Furnish discussed the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on LGBTQ+ people in their acceptance speech for the 2020 Global Impact award from the British LGBT Awards.

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Community News

Lady Gaga visits The Albert Kennedy Trust in London

Besi Besemar December 8, 2016

One of the biggest pop stars on the planet visits The Albert Kennedy Trust to throw a spotlight on LGBT+ youth homelessness. Global pop superstar Lady Gaga visited the offices of The Albert Kennedy Trust (AKT) in London yesterday where she spoke with a number of young lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT+) people. Her visit threw a spotlight on LGBT+ youth homelessness.

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Nancy Dell’Olio to raise money for Elton John Aids Foundation

Graham Robson November 3, 2015

Nancy Dell’Olio is working with Charitystars to raise money for the Elton John Aids Foundation. Nancy has become a household name in the UK and her hit One Woman Show has charmed even the most hardened theatre critics.

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