HIV Testing week… the European dimension

Having seen that it was so-called National HIV Testing week via Facebook, I thought I would investigate this a little more and found that it is in fact European HIV testing week.  Of course, using the European dimension may not attract everyone’s attention and may drive others away. But as we live in the UK which is … Continue reading HIV Testing week… the European dimension

When Poots finishes paying legal costs, can we have money for HIV prevention?

With World AIDS Day approaching, Michael asks if there is money in the health department’s kitty for an HIV public information and prevention campaign. “Would that not be a better use than on legal costs?”

HIV healthcare workers – response from NI Department

Hearing the news that the UK Department of Health is relaxing the current restrictions on healthcare workers living with HIV working in the NHS, I contacted the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, the DUP's Edwin Poots MLA, asking what plans he had for introducing this here in Northern Ireland. Whilst I was … Continue reading HIV healthcare workers – response from NI Department