HIV Stigma & Discrimination in Bristol: A Survey

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Brigstowe are developing services to educate and raise awareness of HIV. We believe that this is essential to improving the experiences of people living with HIV. To do this in the best way possible, we need your help! We have designed a short questionnaire to research where instances of discrimination occur in Bristol. It should Read More

Moving My HIV Care

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Above: Brigstowe volunteer, Pete Clasby Goodbye Bloomsbury, hello Southmead – moving my HIV care I’ve done it, after 17 years I have ended one of the longest and happiest relationships of my life. I have moved my HIV care from London to Bristol. At first, this probably seems like a simple, practical decision but I Read More

Women and HIV – an interview with Mary

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  When were you diagnose and how did you feel at the time? 2009 I was just about to turn 31 and it was really bizarre circumstances, everyone’s got a story, mine’s just as unique as a anyone else’s. My husband was diagnosed first so I guess at that point I pretty much knew but Read More

BRIGSTOWE ANNUAL REPORT 2016 – 17

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Last year, 2016 – 17 was quite a year for Brigstowe. We supported 180 clients across all service, we launched our Positive Voices Service and we rebranded.   Read our full Annual Report here: BG521 – Brigstowe Annual Report 2017_email

BRIGSTOWE WINTER NEWSLETTER

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Hello! Welcome to Brigstowe’s Winter Newsletter. This is another bumper edition filled with HIV info, PrEP trial updates, World AIDS Day reviews and updates on blood donation legislation. And that’s not even everything. Happy reading :).   December2017Newsletter 

BRIGSTOWE AUTUMN NEWSLETTER

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Welcome to Brigstowe’s Autumn Newsletter! This another bumper edition. We talk to fundriaser, Joe, about why he’s running the Red Run, introduce our new campaigns team, welcome a brand new group of Peer Mentors, look at Black History Month in Bristol and update you on our staff changes… phew!   We could go on…. but we suggest Read More

Have Your Say on Brigstowe Support Service Cuts

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In February, Bristol City Council (BCC) informed us that they would be cutting funding to our Support Service. Brigstowe’s Support Service is one of 43 services that are potentially affected by a total of £1.8 million cuts. BCC are now asking people to help them decide how these cuts will affect this group of services. Read More

Brigstowe Summer Newsletter

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Our summer newsletter is out! And it is bigger and better than ever! This issue includes summer festivals, gay rights, an interview with an attendee to our first ever Newly Diagnosed Group and HIV info on what it means to be undetectable! Read on… Junenewsletter