Birmingham charity Saving Lives welcomes government funding for opt-out HIV testing

Catherine Muxworthy December 1, 2023

After it was announced by Health Secretary, Victoria Atkins, that a new £20m programme would roll out opt-out blood tests for HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C across 46 hospitals in England, Birmingham charity Saving Lives celebrated this great step in early diagnosis and treatment. Saving Lives strongly welcomes the government’s decision to fund opt-out […]

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“Remember, Celebrate, Educate”: Birmingham to come together on World AIDS Day to help eliminate HIV

Graham Robson November 30, 2023

Local government, the NHS and charities are joining forces in a trail-blazing collaboration to mark this year’s World AIDS Day in Birmingham – and the teamwork could point towards achieving the elimination of HIV, say experts. Birmingham City Council, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and Birmingham-based charities including Saving Lives, the team behind the […]

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