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Brigstowe Expand Peer Support Service

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We have delivering Peer Support to people living with HIV for over three years. We started a pilot project in January 2015 and by July 2016 had been awarded Big Lottery Reaching Communities grant to continue, and develop this service. Since it’s inception, over 80 people living with HIV have received the service and a Read More

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

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