News & events

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Building a Social Security Agency that works for people living with HIV

18 October 2017

HIV Scotland has always had the ambition to help build a social security agency that better supports people living with fluctuating and stigmatising conditions, such as HIV.

Join our Community Panel on HIV Testing

17 October 2017

Join us and help develop new initiatives and strategies to increase HIV testing across Scotland.

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.

New report: HIV and Education, Guaranteeing Lessons for All

25 September 2017

HIV Scotland launched a new report on relationships, sexual health and parenthood education this week.

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.

National Working Group on HIV Testing

22 September 2017

This month saw the establishment of a national working group on HIV Testing

HIV Scotland in Parliament - September 2017

21 September 2017

Monthly roundup of HIV Scotland's political activity

Brownlee Clinic: HIV Viral Load Tests

20 September 2017

The Brownlee Clinic has informed us that it was recently notified by the Regional Virus Laboratory that some HIV Viral Load tests, carried out between March 2017 and August 2017, may have given inaccurate results.