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Still Out There: LGBT Londoners’ Unmet Needs

  London Friend has worked in collaboration with other LGBT sector organisations to produce new research on the unmet health and support needs of LGBT Londoners’. Still Out There: an exploration of LGBT Londoners’ unmet needs is published today by … Continue reading

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London Friend joins the LGBT Domestic Abuse Partnership

    London Friend has joined the London LGBT Domestic Abuse Partnership (DAP) following the closure of PACE as the provider of the specialist lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) counselling service for victims of Domestic Violence and abuse.   … Continue reading

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United for PrEP at Pride

  HIV and sexual health charities make history by marching together at London Pride     For the first time in the history of London Pride, HIV and sexual health charities have joined forces to march together in the parade. … Continue reading

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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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