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Civil Aviation Authority rule change

18 January 2018

Today the Civil Aviation Authority announced that they would change their rules to enable people living with HIV the ability to gain the necessary medical license to train as a Commercial Airline Pilot.

Tackling Blood-Borne Viruses: A framework for prisons in the UK

6 December 2017

The National AIDS Trust (NAT) published their new report Tackling Blood-Borne Viruses: A framework for prisons in the UK last week, which is a practical resource for supporting action on blood-borne viruses.

Light Up Scotland 2017

4 December 2017

Landmarks and buildings across Scotland turn red in support of World AIDS Day

New blood donation rules

28 November 2017

On the 27th November, Scotland saw the new rules on Blood Donation come in to effect.

#WhatWillYouDo for World AIDS Day 2017?

21 November 2017

The 1 December is just around the corner and it can mean only one thing: time to get out the red ribbons

World AIDS Day resources for teachers

20 November 2017

HIV Scotland worked in partnership with LGBT Youth Scotland to create to create an exciting suite of resources for World AIDS Day

HIV Scotland awarded BMA MEDFASH prize

16 October 2017

HIV Scotland are delighted to have been awarded the BMA MEDFASH for improving the quality of quality of HIV and sexual healthcare.

Scottish context on new UK HIV figures

3 October 2017

Today’s announcement from Public Health England, which shows a dramatic fall in new HIV infections focused in parts of London among the gay and bisexual men in 2016, is very welcome and presents an exciting development in the response to the UK’s HIV epidemic.

Closing of Glasgow’s Central Station Needle Exchange

25 September 2017

The needle exchange set up last July to respond to the HIV outbreak in injecting drug users in Glasgow’s Central station is being forced to close this week.

Charity calls for 21st century education on HIV in schools

24 September 2017

A Scottish charity has today called for compulsory Relationships, Sexual Health and Parenthood (RSHP) education to be taught in schools for fear that today’s young people are missing out on vital information to prevent HIV.