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What the Gay Men’s Sex Survey tells us about chemsex

    It’s felt a long time coming but this week the latest survey findings from the Gay Men’s Sex Survey have finally been released. The data was gathered in 2014 and present the most up to date extensive survey … Continue reading

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London Friend wins The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

    London Friend wins the ‘MBE for volunteer groups’   We’re delighted to announce that in Volunteer’s Week 2016 London Friend has won The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the … Continue reading

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NHS England denies responsibility for PrEP

    In breaking news today NHS England has announced the decision of it’s meeting to review the commissioning of PrEP (Pre-exposure Prophylaxis) concluding that it’s not their responsibility.   In a statement NHS England says the Specialised Services Commissioning … Continue reading

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Out Loud: LGBT Voices in Health & Social Care

The National LGB&T Partnership has today published Out Loud: LGBT Voices in Health and Social Care, a narrative account of LGBT needs.   London Friend service users have contributed to a new narrative of LGBT needs in health and social … Continue reading

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At the GSK IMPACT Awards ceremony

  Last night London Friend got to collect our GSK IMPACT Award 2016 in a ceremony at the Science Museum.   Our GSK IMPACT Award in partnership with The King’s Fund was announced in April. The awards recognise the achievements … Continue reading

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‘NUL POINTS’: HIV Community gives dismal verdict to NHS England over PrEP delays

The HIV community is uniting during Eurovision week to give a damning verdict on NHS England’s delays on a game-changing HIV prevention drug.   And the verdict is a resounding ‘Nul Points’.   PrEP is a pill taken once a … Continue reading

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London Friend has won a GSK Impact Award!

  We’re thrilled to have been announced as a winner of the GSK Impact Awards 2016. The Award, run in partnership with The King’s Fund, recognises excellence in charities improving health and wellbeing in their communities. London Friend is the … Continue reading

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Rise – a new HIV Prevention partnership in Lambeth, Southwark & Lewisham

  London Friend is a partner in Rise, a new partnership delivering HIV prevention and sexual health services in Lambeth, Southwark & Lewisham (LSL). We will be providing one-to-one and group support to gay, bisexual and other men who have … Continue reading

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UNIQUE – a new group for LGBT people with disabilities

    We’re pleased to announce a new monthly group at London Friend. Unique will provide a social space for LGBT people with disabilities.   Starting on Monday 4th April the group aims to provide a safe space for LGBT … Continue reading

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#CharityIs – an LGBT perspective

    This week we’re supporting #CharityIs a new campaign from Charity Bank aimed at raising the profile of the work Britain’s charities do and challenging some of the negative press aimed our way. Our CEO Monty Moncrieff discusses charities … Continue reading

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