Brigstowe is aiming to keep everyone safe while adjusting to a “new normal”. Staff are currently working a mix of office and home working and when working from the office this is done on a rota basis. Face-to-face meetings are now starting to resume. This will be decided together on a case by case basis Read More
Here you can find the latest COVID-19 news and updates from The Brigstowe Project
Covid-19- Signs, Symptoms and What To Do?
COVID-19 is a new condition caused by the SARS-CoV-2 strain of the coronavirus, which spreads very easily from person-to-person. Nobody has existing immunity to it. About 80% of people with COVID-19 get a relatively mild illness. The people most at risk of serious illness and death are the elderly and those with long-term medical conditions Read More
COVID–19 & HIV
COVID-19 is likely to be worse in those with a ‘weakened immune system’. This does not mean that all people with HIV are considered at an increased risk. Those on HIV treatment with a good CD4 count and an undetectable viral load are not considered to have weakened immune systems. A ‘good’ CD4 count means Read More
In light of recent Government and BHIVA (British HIV Association) guidelines we are now taking steps to reduce the potential risk to our clients and staff. We will be regularly updating our response as new guidance is released so please keep checking the website, your email/post and our social media channels. As from today (Tues Read More
Brecon (Clinic) Service Update
Brecon are still operating but are doing so at a reduced capacity. · Some of the medical team have been allocated to the wards, therefore they have a reduced cover of 1-2 Consultants · The Nurses have also been allocated to the wards so providing Mon—Thurs cover with Kieran and Liz working opposite each other · They are contacting patients by Read More
Sexual Health Services- Covid-19 Update
There will be no walk in service at Unity Central Health Clinic or WISH Centre until further notice. Over the next week, all existing, booked, face-to-face appointments at Unity Central Health Clinic and Unity Community Clinics will be cancelled. They will be in contact to rearrange your appointment at the earliest opportunity. From 23 March 2020, there will be a reduced Read More
Other Support and Useful Numbers
Community ACORN- a community based union is organising local volunteers to support people in the community who need shopping, prescription collection, post and anything else they may need if they are stuck at home. If you require assistance or would like to volunteer then please visit: www.acorntheunion.org.uk/corona Employment For all the advice needed in regards to Read More
Come and take a look at our April Newsletter which will provide you with useful information regarding Covid-19 and some wellbeing information to ensure we all stay as safe and well during these times.
May 2020 – Bulletin
Information regarding 2 new services Brigstowe are providing in response to COVID-19