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EXCLUSIVE: Lighthouse West London 'will be sold'

Aids charity Terrence Higgins Trust has said it plans to put Lighthouse West London, in Ladbroke Grove, on the market, due to 'financial pressures.'

Published
29 July 2013
From
Kensington & Chelsea Chronicle
Sir Nick Partridge to step down as Chief Executive of Terrence Higgins Trust

Sir Nick Partridge said: “It’s been an extraordinary three decades, and a privilege to serve such a remarkable charity as Chief Executive. Having led Terrence Higgins Trust through it’s 30th anniversary, the time feels right for me to move on to other challenges. I know that the Trust will continue to go from strength to strength and of course I’ll continue to support that journey as a friend of the charity.”

Published
16 July 2013
From
Terrence Higgins Trust press release
Gay men with HIV in Greater Manchester fear triple whammy of stigmas

Gay men living with HIV in Manchester fear a future blighted by prejudice and poor health care, experts say, facing a ‘triple whammy’ of stigmas – against their age, sexuality and HIV status – even from within the healthcare system.

Published
10 July 2013
From
Manchester Evening News
Five points which must not be lost in the debate on NHS access

The Government’s plans to further limit migrant access to NHS services as part of the forthcoming Immigration Bill are a striking example of how quickly the terms of public debate can change on an issue – and how rapidly such a shift can undermine years of evidence-based policy-making. We will need to start at the beginning again and show the Government and the general public why making health services accessible to all people living in the UK, regardless of migration status, is good for the NHS and can only improve our health as a society.

Published
03 July 2013
From
Migrants' Rights Network
Immigrants face £1,000 healthcare levy

New migrants to Britain will have to pay an up-front levy of at least a £1,000 to cover the cost of their healthcare in their first five years in the UK. Free access to GPs for short-term visitors from outside Europe who come for less than six months is to end.

Published
03 July 2013
From
The Guardian
England: Public health role to test councils

Taking responsibility for the wellbeing of communities will allow local government to influence policy decisions affecting mainstream public health issues such as tobacco and obesity, but public health teams could become estranged from clinical areas such as sexual health and infection control.

Published
06 June 2013
From
The Guardian
Small fall in new HIV diagnoses in London, but rate of new diagnoses among gay men continues to increase

There was a modest fall in the number of new HIV diagnoses in London in 2011, new figures show. A total of 2637 new diagnoses were made

Published
24 May 2013
By
Michael Carter
NHS England: Clinical Reference Group for HIV

The Clinical Reference Group (CRG) for HIV will be a key component in the delivery of HIV treatment and care, and will be the main source of clinical advice to NHS England as it moves forward in its direct commissioning role for specialised services. In this month’s eFeature Dr Simon Barton, Clinical Director & Consultant Physician HIV/Genitourinary Medicine at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and Chair of the HIV CRG, gives an update on progress in establishing the HIV CRG and looks at the opportunities and challenges ahead.

Published
23 May 2013
From
MEDFASH
The LGB&T Public Health Outcomes Framework Companion Document

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Public Health Outcomes Framework Companion Document is a resource for all those commissioning and delivering healthcare services in order to support the delivery of an equitable public health system. It has been developed to increase understanding of LGB&T health and make sure that the public health system tackles inequality related to sexual orientation and gender identity.

Published
23 May 2013
From
The Lesbian & Gay Foundation
Wales: HIV patients are at risk of being identified because of new prescribing system

HIV patients who are forced to report to hospital every month for a prescription could be forced into a situation where they have to reveal their condition to an employer.

Published
23 May 2013
From
Wales Online

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