DAMAGE LIMITATION PACKAGE: Happy HEALTHY Holidays 2015!

Its that season when we all feel merry and light. The season to party and rejoice with friends and family. But you have to admit that no matter how into ‘healthy lifestyle’ you are, chances are that this is one time of year you kinda slip up or slack off a bit… You will haveContinue reading “DAMAGE LIMITATION PACKAGE: Happy HEALTHY Holidays 2015!”

Think Again -World Hepatitis Day is 28th July

World wide on the 28th of July, Hepatitis is brought to the stage. There are various types of hepatitis viruses. Some are sexually transmitted, others are not. They all cause inflammation of the Liver and in some cases, long term problems like Liver cancer. On the Sexual Wellbeing Network, we want to use this opportunityContinue reading “Think Again -World Hepatitis Day is 28th July”

HIV? Me? No, I am married! (17)

“Yes, that’s wise. It will be good if you all get tested and we can arrange that for you.” ”Meanwhile if someone has a bloodborne virus like HIV, it is good medical practice to check for other bloodborne viruses like hepatitis as these can sometimes go together because they can be passed on in similarContinue reading “HIV? Me? No, I am married! (17)”

SCOTLAND’S HEPATITIS C PATIENT CONFERENCE

Have you ever been diagnosed with Hepatitis C? Do you want to know more about the condition? Whether you currently have the virus or have cleared it, this FREE conference is for you. Wednesday 19 March 2014, at the Tolbooth, Stirling, Scotland. Free transport arrangements will be made for all who wish to attend. PleaseContinue reading “SCOTLAND’S HEPATITIS C PATIENT CONFERENCE”

Research.. Are you interested in earning some money for a good cause?

Participants are needed for a research project being undertaken on behalf of NHS Grampian concerning the experiences and support needs of those with Hepatitis B. All participants will receive £30 cash as a thank you. If you are from the: 1. Asian sub continent or 2. Sub–Saharan Africa or 3. China or 4. Eastern Europe,Continue reading “Research.. Are you interested in earning some money for a good cause?”

HIV? Me? No, I’m married! (2)

After Mma left, I sat thinking. It all started coming back to me. It must have been like eighteen months ago or more that Mma and her children had come to register at the surgery having recently moved into the area from Africa. She had told me then that they had come overseas due toContinue reading “HIV? Me? No, I’m married! (2)”