What is safe sex now? Does it include undetectable viral load and PrEP?

As part of the Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival in Sydney last week, an Australian researcher asked whether people’s ideas of what makes up ‘safe sex’ are changing. An undetectable viral load and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) provide new ways to safely avoid HIV, but research suggests that most people continue to equate safe sex with condom use, and to …

Positive Life is “Cooking up a Storm”

Positive Life, “Cooking Up A Storm” is fast approaching! Get your tickets now for a five-course gourmet meal complete with wine pairing at La Mon House on Friday 24th March 2017 – “Hell’s Kitchen” style!!

Job Alert: Part-time Project & Admin Assistant

We are currently recruiting for a part-time Project & Admin Assistant (10.00am – 4.00pm; Monday to Thursday & 10.00am – 2.00pm on Friday) The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and will have a minimum of two years’ experience in the use of all Microsoft Office Applications and one year’s experience in the administration of financial management procedures. They …

Job Alert: Part-time Information and Support Services Manager

We are currently recruiting for a part-time Information and Support Services Manager (10.00am to 2.00pm: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday) The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and will have a minimum of 3 year’s successful experience managing client centred support services. They will have experience of managing budgets, producing activity reports and submitting monitoring returns in the health …

Positive Life puts HIV on the political agenda

Raising the issue of HIV in Northern Ireland isn’t an easy one. Many often put their heads in the sand when asks are made or support is required. We have to fight an uphill battle to have our voice heard, especially in the noisy health environment were other issues get more attention. This year we have made a conscious effort …

Sign Our Petition

SIGN OUR PETITION CALLING ON THE ASSEMBLY TO DELIVER A SEXUAL HEALTH PROMOTION STRATEGY We are calling on the Assembly to support a Sexual Health Promotion Strategy, focusing on awareness raising and education. To show you support, sign our petition here: https://www.change.org/p/ni-assembly-support-positive-life-in-bringing-forward-a-sexual-health-promotion-strategy-in-ni The key components we would like this new Sexual Health Promotion Strategy to accomplish are: – An effective …

Cooking Up a Storm – Gourmet Style!

We are currently looking for 24 Volunteer “wanna-be” Chefs to get involved with our 2017 Fund-Raising Event. To participate, you don’t need to have experience in the kitchen this is a fund-raiser and the emphasis is on the craic! For further information please click on the link:  Cooking Up a Storm

+Family Life Outreach Worker Vacancy

Fancy joining our team…..why not check out our advertisement for +Family Life Outreach Worker post: +Family Life Outreach Worker Recruitment Pack+Family Life Outreach Worker

Ulster Tatler Awards

Thanks to all who voted! We’ve been short-listed for the Ulster Tatler Charity Awards! Watch this space for more info….and thanks again!

World Hepatitis Day

Ahead of World Hepatitis Day on Thursday 28 July, the Public Health Agency (PHA) is reminding people who think they may be at risk from hepatitis B or C infection to get tested. Viral hepatitis kills 1.5 million people worldwide each year. That’s as many people as HIV / AIDS. Although hepatitis is not common in Northern Ireland, it is …