News & events

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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.

House of Commons debate on Drug Consumption Rooms

17 January 2018

On 17th January, Ronnie Cowan MP led a debate in the House of Commons on Drug Consumption Rooms (DCR) following work in Glasgow by the Alcohol and Drug Partnership, and Glasgow’s Integrated Joint Board to push forward a facility.

Short life working group on HIV testing update

13 December 2017

The short life working group on HIV testing report on progress.

HIV Scotland in Parliament for World AIDS Day

12 December 2017

This World AIDS Day we asked MSPs to show their commitment to tackling HIV-related stigma and to support Scotland’s HIV Anti Stigma Strategy

Access to formula milk for all mothers living with HIV

7 December 2017

HIV Scotland wrote to the Scottish Government identifying the clear cost benefits for ensuring a Scotland-wide policy on access to formula milk.

Cross Party Group on Sexual Health & Blood Borne Viruses - December meeting

6 December 2017

Wednesday 6th December 2017, 1:00pm – 2:30pm.

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

HIV Scotland ask young people about their experience of RSHP lessons

1 December 2017

HIV Scotland launch the next phase of the research into young people’s experience of Relationship, Sexual Health and Parenthood (RSHP) lessons and their knowledge and understanding of HIV

New blood donation rules

28 November 2017

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