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Health Secretary must ‘prioritise monkeypox’s devastating impact on sexual health services’

Graham Robson September 26, 2022

Leading sexual health charities – Terrence Higgins Trust (THT), National AIDS Trust and PrEPster – have warned newly appointed Health Secretary Thérèse Coffey MP that sexual health clinics are in crisis with the current monkeypox outbreak displacing other vital services, including testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV prevention and access to contraception.  

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Second vaccine doses to be offered to those at highest risk from monkeypox

Graham Robson September 24, 2022

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has announced that second doses of the smallpox (Jynneos) vaccine will be offered to people at highest risk from monkeypox – gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men – in order to maximise protection against the virus.

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Visual Storytelling Workshop at the Sussex Beacon with Angelica Cabezas Pino on Saturday, October 8

Graham Robson September 24, 2022

On Saturday, October 8 Angelica will be returning to the charity to run a storytelling workshop to give you the opportunity to tell your own story in a safe, confidential environment with other women and non-binary people. 

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Professor Yvonne Gilleece to visit the Sussex Beacon on Thursday, September 22

Graham Robson September 16, 2022

Professor Yvonne Gilleece, HIV consultant at the University Hospitals Sussex NHS Trust’s Lawson Unit and Lead in HIV & Women, will be visiting local HIV charity the Sussex Beacon to address this month’s Women’s Group on Thursday, September 22 from 10.30am. 

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