+Family Life Outreach Worker Vacancy

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#LetsTalkAboutPrEP

Most people will have seen at least a little of the media coverage this week as the Courts rule that NHS England ARE responsible for funding PrEP.  How amazing for Positive Life to have been part of such an open debate that has no doubt been a conversation starter across Northern Ireland – hard to believe that we’re talking about …

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 …

I love it when a plan comes together

Many folk will know that we’ve all been very busy over the last number of months with our move to Derryvolgie.  In the background though, we’ve also been driven by the need to manage the organisation, it’s work, and ensure that we comply with our legal obligations. Last week we held Positive Life’s 4th AGM, during which the Board of …

Busy few weeks

It’s been a while and a lot has happened since the last blog. The move is now complete, Joe has started in his role as +Family Life Project Officer, Positive Now colleagues from Dublin have supported us to begin looking at how we best establish a Positive Peer Project – AND – the GAWA and TBIG got to the final …

Closure Update

Hi Folks, unfortunately due to a delay with our refurbishments we will be closed Monday 13th – Friday 17th June & re-opening on Monday 20th June as normal. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Lifetime ban in NI on gay men donating blood to be lifted

We welcome the new Health Minister’s decision to lift this lifetime ban. This ban has only perpetuated inequality, which in turn, has done nothing to reduce the stigma that is attached to men who have sex with men and who want to donate blood for the good of others. As the Minister has outlined, the risk of contracting HIV is …

What a Week!

The Health Minister’s decides to lift the lifetime ban on gay blood donation. Great news! The ban has only contributed to inequality and stigma for men who have sex with men – I hope that this is sign of the times to come in NI. Wednesday saw us appoint a new member of staff to the +Family Life Project – …

Closed for re-location

Hi Folks, just a reminder that we will be closed from Tuesday 31st May – Friday 10th June to allow for the move to our new premises. We will be re-opening on Monday 13th June at our new premises at Derryvolgie Avenue. Look forward to seeing you all there!