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Reaction NHS England announcement on extension to its HIV Pr…

Date Published: 05/12/2016

Commenting on today’s announcement of NHS England’s decision to extend its existing HIV Prevention Programme with Public Health England and funding for ten new specialised treatments, Rob Cookson, Deputy Chief Executive of LGBT Foundation, the largest LGBT support organisation in the UK, said:

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New chair and four new trustees appointed to LGBT Foundation

Date Published: 02/12/2016

A new chair and four new trustees have recently been appointed to the board of Manchester’s LGBT Foundation, a leading provider of health and well-being services to the lesbian, gay and bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities in the UK.

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Meet our Volunteer: Jess Mancuso

Date Published: 30/11/2016

Women's Programme volunteer Jess Mancuso tells us a bit about herself and why she got involved with the Women's Programme..

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LGBT Foundation responds to the conclusion of the Stephen Po…

Date Published: 25/11/2016

Today Stephen Port, who murdered 4 men by overdosing them with GHB, was sentenced to serve a whole life tariff (meaning he will spend the rest of his life in prison).

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Commemorative artwork and vigil planned to mark World AIDS D…

Date Published: 21/11/2016

A workshop to create a commemorative artwork to be displayed at the Manchester’s World Aids Day vigil is just one of the activities being organised by LGBT Foundation to mark the occasion in the city. 

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Manchester’s LGBT Foundation to run daily HIV clinics as p…

Date Published: 21/11/2016

LGBT Foundation is encouraging those most affected by HIV to get tested as part of a national campaign to increase HIV testing. The Greater Manchester campaign, part of National HIV Testing Week, will target gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, and highlight the importance of regular testing, knowing your status and taking control.

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PrEP case lawyer explains what it means in terms for the fut…

Date Published: 14/11/2016

Last week the court of appeal ruled in favour of the NAT (National AIDS Trust) in a judgment that confirming the earlier high court judgment that NHS England can legally fund the HIV prevention drug PrEP. 

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LGBT Foundation reaction to the outcome of the NHS appeal on…

Date Published: 10/11/2016

Commenting on today’s decision, Rob Cookson, Deputy Chief Executive of LGBT Foundation, the largest LGBT support organisation in the UK, said:

 “We are delighted at today’s decision to uphold the High Court ruling. 

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LGBT Flu Jab Clinic

Date Published: 24/10/2016

Worried about the flu? Not been able to visit your local health centre? Why not pop along to our free, accessible clinic at LGBT Foundation on the morning of Thursday 10th November.

This special flu jab clinic is being supported by City Health Centre, Manchester (gtd healthcare) as part of our Pride in Practice programme.

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LGBT Foundation reaction to 'Alan Turing Law' posthumous par…

Date Published: 20/10/2016

Paul Martin OBE, Chief Executive of LGBT Foundation in Manchester, said: The Government move to pardon all gay and bisexual men convicted under the previous gross indecency laws, is an important decision ...

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