Nov 2015 - HIV Testing Week - Part 2

26 November 2015 by Pure Radio

This week is HIV Testing Week, and the Choices Centre in Stockport is encouraging people to get a sexual health check-up.

David Freeman Powell and Tina Maddocks from The Choices Centre spoke Under the Rainbow.

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Nov 2015 - HIV Testing Week

19 November 2015 by Pure Radio

HIV Testing Week starts on Saturday. The Choices Centre in Stockport will be encouraging people to get a sexual health check-up.

David Freeman Powell and Tina Maddocks from The Choices Centre told Under the Rainbow that the number of new HIV infections continues to increase.

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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.

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Nov 2014 - HIV Testing Week

27 November 2014 by Pure Radio

December the first will be World AIDS Day, and this week is HIV Testing Week.

There are more than 100,000 people living with HIV nationally, including an estimated 26,000 undiagnosed.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Stacey Adams, the Sexual Health Manager at the Lesbian and Gay Foundation. She said that despite new methods of prevention and treatment, HIV continues to be a problem today.

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Sep 2013 - HIV Self-Testing Kits

12 September 2013 by Pure Radio

The Department of Health have announced that HIV self-testing kits will be available from next year.

This will mean for the first time in the UK, the entire HIV test can be done at home.

Under the Rainbow has spoken to Stacey Adams of the Lesbian and Gay Foundation about the implications of the availability of this new test.

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