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Get involved: Community Member to join National testing group

9 August 2017

We are looking for a community member to join this national group to help develop exciting new initiatives to improve access to HIV testing for people in Scotland.

New blood donation rules mark the next step in reforming our donation policies

24 July 2017

It is extremely welcome that over the weekend the Scottish Government announced that it was to accept the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs which will see significant changes made to existing blood donation rules from November 2017.

HIV Scotland welcomes new Head of Policy and Campaigning - Nathan Sparling

21 July 2017

HIV Scotland welcomes new Head of Policy and Campaigning

National Involvement Standards update

19 July 2017

Over the past two years the National Involvement Network and HIV Scotland have been developing the National Involvement Standards.

Positive Persons' Forum 2017 round up

17 July 2017

A summary of the Positive Person's Forum 2017

New HPV vaccine available for gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men

3 July 2017

Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men aged up to, and including 45 years of age, who attend sexual health or HIV clinics are now eligible to receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.

Pride Edinburgh 2017 – Barriers to HIV Testing

19 June 2017

The HIV Scotland team had a great weekend at Edinburgh Pride this weekend talking to people about the barriers to HIV testing and PrEP.

#GE2017 results and where next

13 June 2017

Ahead of the 2017 General Election, HIV Scotland joined with other HIV organisations from across the UK and produced seven asks for candidates standing for parliament.

Scottish Medicines Consortium feedback session

5 June 2017

Our joint submission to the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) on PrEP has been recognised as a great example of collaborative work.

HIV and human rights: an integral relationship

9 May 2017

The importance of human rights and HIV cannot be understated. Policy and Political Officer Liam Beattie examines this integral relationship.