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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

SUPPORT SERVICE FUNDING UPDATE

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As you know, in January we received the unwelcome news that Bristol City Council proposed to stop funding our Support Service. We thought it high time to give you an update as to what’s going on and what you can still do to help. From January, Brigstowe ran a public campaign raising awareness of the Read More

What do Brigstowe do? How well do we do it?

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Last year Brigstowe celebrated 21 years of improving the lives of people living with and affected by HIV. To really describe what we do, how we do it and our impact, we designed this annual report with Eat Cake Designs (thanks Eat Cake!). Why not have a read here.

What’s the score with generic medication?

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Generic Medications – FAQ’s HIV positive patients are being informed about generic medications at their latest appointments. It is understandable that those on effective treatment for their HIV are concerned about the effects that changing medications may have on their health. We at Brigstowe want to make sure you have answers to your questions, to Read More

Brigstowe’s 21st – The Mayor’s Statement

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On Tuesday we celebrated our 21st anniversary of improving the lives of people living with HIV. Mayor Marvin Rees showed his support by sending the following statement. We are touched and encouraged by his words.   “I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you all for the years your organisation has been supporting the Read More

Brigstowe Summer Newsletter

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HOT OFF THE PRESS! Or, hot on to our web page at least… Brigstowe’s Summer newsletter is another packed edition. We cover Brigstowe’s presence at Bristol Pride, Refugee Week and how grassroots football in Zimbabwe is helping young people become more HIV-aware. Give it a read here: Brigstowe Summer Newsletter! Special thanks to our Publicity Read More

Prevalence of HIV increased in Bristol

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The prevalence of HIV is marked by the amount of people in every 1000 people in a certain area having the virus. In 2014, this number increased in Bristol; instead of being just under 2 per 1000 people, Bristol – for the first time – had a prevalence of 2.07 per 1000 people. This could Read More

Brigstowe Winter Newsletter

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Hot off the press! Get a read of Brigstowe’s latest newsletter here! Nov2015NODATES Please note that for some of the events we haven’t listed dates, get in touch for more details.

Changes to Brecon

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From May this year the Brecon Unit will be moving to the new hospital building. This move has some implications on the services that you are able to access from Brecon. The new site will not have a dedicated pharmacy. Medications will be issued from the main pharmacy. This could take a little longer than before, so Read More