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Why Should My Dentist Be Interested In My Sexual Health?

Date Published: 12/09/2017

One thing we don’t talk enough about in sexual health is what happens in our mouths and how HIV & Sexually Transmitted Infections can affect our oral health along with our sexual health. This is just one of the areas that Pride in Practice is looking to improve to make sure that Dental Practices throughout Greater Manchester are better informed about the needs of our communities.

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Salford Pharmacy strikes Gold for Healthcare Excellence

Date Published: 08/09/2017

SMS Pharmacy in Broughton has become the first pharmacy in Salford to be awarded Gold status by LGBT Foundation’s Pride in Practice quality assurance service. The award is a charter mark for excellence in lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) healthcare. 

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Let’s Talk About Us - The Importance of Supportive and Inc…

Date Published: 17/08/2017

Let’s Talk About Us - The Importance of Supportive and Inclusive Safe LGBT Spaces

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Film exclusives highlight of LGBT Foundation’s Big Weekend…

Date Published: 15/08/2017

Screenings from the UK’s premiere LGBT Short Film festival and the exclusive look at a new film featuring Royle Family favourite Ricky Tomlinson are just some of the highlights of LGBT Foundation’s programme for Manchester’s Big Weekend Pride festival from 25 – 28 August.

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'My Dream, Zimbabwe' - a piece by Maggy Moyo

Date Published: 09/08/2017

Maggy Moyo is a lesbian woman from Zimbabwe, seeking asylum in the U.K. In celebration of Pride, this piece talks about her dream for LGBT equality in Zimbabwe. 

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LGBT Foundation response to the Prep Trial Announcement

Date Published: 03/08/2017

Peter Bampton, Sexual Health Lead at LGBT Foundation said

“PrEP is a much-needed provision in reducing HIV transmission and we welcome the increased access that the Impact Trial will bring. We’re particularly pleased to see that Greater Manchester residents will be prioritised in the roll out of the trial, due to our high prevalence of people living with HIV. 

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Hep B and Me

Date Published: 27/07/2017

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Foundation broadly welcomes raft of new reforms announced by…

Date Published: 24/07/2017

LGBT Foundation has broadly welcomed the raft of reforms announced by the Government over the weekend to LGBT policy to correct some of the injustices faced by gay, lesbian, bi, trans and intersex people in the UK. 

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Trans People’s Sexual Health: Recommendations for Service …

Date Published: 21/07/2017

In April, LGBT Foundation conducted a survey of trans people experiences of sexual health services with the support of the MAC AIDS Fund. We receive an amazing 317 complete and eligible responses, making it one of the largest surveys of trans people on sexual health ever conducted. This is significant as there is very little research into the sexual health needs and experiences of trans people in England.

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Improving Access to Psychological Therapies for BAME People

Date Published: 21/07/2017

Since January, LGBT Foundation have been working with the Greater Manchester and East Cheshire Strategic Clinical Network and Survivors Manchester, to deliver a range of workshops with BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) communities from across Greater Manchester. Together we explored how IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) services can be improved for BAME people to tackle inequalities in experiencing mental ill health.

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