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Tag Archives: NHS Scotland

HIV prevention drug should be offered in Scotland


NHS Scotland must start funding HIV prevention drug, says HIV Scottish Charity, following a high court ruling in favour of funding in NHS England. A leading HIV/AIDS charity has won a high court battle over whether a preventative treatment for HIV that charities say that the drug, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a “game-changer” can legally be funded by NHS England. Following ...

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One in ten health professionals witness colleagues express belief in gay “cure”


Research released today from Stonewall Scotland – the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans equality charity – reveals that lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people are facing unhealthy attitudes from health and social care professionals. The YouGov research conducted for Stonewall, which surveyed 3,001 health and social care workers across Britain, found that an astonishing 9 per cent of health ...

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NHS Scotland: transgender clients data breach a ‘human error’

NHS greater Glasgow and Clyde

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (GGC) said a “human error” had led transgender clients’ email addresses being included in an email that was sent out on Monday from the Sandyford clinic. Some of the addresses also included full name and date of birth information, putting the transgender people at risk. The Scottish government and LGBTI campaigners have expressed concerns over ...

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NHS Scotland data breach risks 86 transgender clients

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

In a major data breach incident NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has erroneously revealed 86 email addresses of transgender clients who have attended gender identity service, some compromising full name and date of birth, putting them at risk. The data breach occurred on Monday afternoon, when the Sandyford clinic sent an email info flyer clearly addressing transgender clients attending gender ...

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Glasgow gay health base to close in funding shake-up

Gay Men's Health

Sexual Health Services for gay & bisexual men in the Glasgow area are being overhauled this Autumn, spelling the end for a long-running charity in the city. The dedicated sexual health charity, Gay Men’s Health (GMH), will close its Glasgow operation after funding was withdrawn in a controversial decision by NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde (NHSGGC) earlier this year. Staff ...

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