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Eating disorders for health professionals

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Problems with food and eating can begin when a person uses it as a way of coping when faced with some form of trauma or life issue.

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@LGBTfdn

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RT @sneaksleep: Homemade baked goods to celebrate the LGF changing its name to LGBT Foundation! @LGBTfdn #WeAreLGBTfdn http://t.co/5kcyZieP…

Village Angels

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The Village Angels are a team of volunteers from LGBT Foundation, easily recognisable through their pink ‘high-vis’ vests.

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Drugs, alcohol and smoking for health professionals

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Mental health issues, cardiovascular problems, stroke, dementia and certain cancers are all directly affected by regular alcohol and drug use.

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Hepatitis for health professionals

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Many MSM are unaware of the risks and the potentially dangerous consequences of contracting either hepatitis A or B virus, yet both are preventable by vaccination.

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Short-term and event volunteering

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There are loads of ways you can support us throughout the year without having to commit to a regular volunteering role.

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Hear from awarded GPs

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We asked some questions to a selection of the GP surgeries who are part of our 'Pride in Practice' scheme.

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Pride in Practice registration form

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LGBT Foundation are delighted that you have made the first step towards your Pride in Practice quality mark award. 

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Award criteria

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All Pride in Practice awarded surgeries will now complete the self assessment and submit supporting documentation before being awarded.

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Pride in Practice

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Pride in Practiceis a quality assurance service that strengthens and develops your relationship with your lesbian, gay and bisexual patients within your local community. Endorsed by The Royal College of GP’s, Pride in Practice is a support package that enables you to effectively meet the needs of your lesbian, gay and bisexual patients.  It will also support you in meeting the requirements of your Clinical Commissioning Group, the Care Quality Commission and other bodies that you work with.

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Benefits of volunteering with LGBT Foundation

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There are so many reasons to volunteer. Volunteering can help you develop your personal skills and enhance your CV.

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Think you have an STI?

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Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are infections which are generally picked up through close body contact or sex.

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For men

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One central place to find health information and advice for men.

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@LGBTfdn

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Good afternoon! Have you heard the news? We're now LGBT Foundation! #WeAreLGBTfdn http://t.co/JPj0e9Yx1p

@LGBTfdn

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Remember to check us out on Facebook! Our name will change in the nxt few days #WeAreLGBTfdn https://t.co/Dvd8AfsVc8 http://t.co/46W1eusds6

@LGBTfdn

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We think this is a creative #AprilFool from @pinknews http://t.co/EbbfT811Mv PS We do have netreach sessions, catch us online 4-6 tomorrow!

@LGBTfdn

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Apologies for any confusion: Our Rapid HIV clinic now *will* be running today as originally planned. It runs 12-3, last test at 2.30pm.

@LGBTfdn

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We’re continuing to offer inclusive services to #LGBT people, just with a new name… LGBT Foundation! #WeAreLGBTfdn

What is mental health?

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Mental health means striking a balance in all aspects of your life: social, physical, economic and psychological.

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@LGBTfdn

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Unfortunately today's Rapid HIV clinic has been cancelled. To find alternative testing services, please visit http://t.co/Mi0oivh58k