Sep 2015 - Post Exposure Prophylaxis

10 September 2015 by Pure Radio

If you think you may have put yourself at risk of catching HIV, there is a drug that can reduce your chances of contracting the virus.

Post Exposure Prophylaxis, or PEP for short, is a month-long course of drugs, that has to be started within seventy-two hours of being exposed to HIV.

James Derham, the Health and Wellbeing Coordinator, at the LGBT Foundation has been speaking to Under the Rainbow about it.

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Aug 2015 - Sexual Health Testing

20 August 2015 by Pure Radio

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Foundation run regular sexual health testing aimed at gay and bisexual men.

With more people than ever living with HIV, it’s believed that almost a third of those with the infection are not aware of it.

The weekly sessions are free and confidential, and can provide some results within thirty minutes.

James Derham, the Health and Wellbeing Coordinator, at the Foundation has been speaking to Under the Rainbow.

Download MP3 (6 MB | 4:08 min)