Monkeypox Virus – Dorset Update

Monkeypox Virus – Dorset Update

Monkeypox virus (MPV) is a rare infection most commonly found in West or Central Africa. There has recently been an increase in cases in the UK, including Dorset. As you may be aware there is a vaccine to help protect patients at higher risk and will reduce the spread...
AIDS is over, if you want it.

AIDS is over, if you want it.

Ending new HIV transmissions in the UK is within our grasp Right now, an HIV-positive person who’s taking their medication can live their full lifespan, entirely without fear of ever developing AIDS, or passing HIV onto anyone else… no matter what they do together....
Bourne Free Pride 2022

Bourne Free Pride 2022

Bournemouth Pride Ask us about sexual health, STI testing and vaccinations, PrEP and HIV prevention, or just come by for a chat! Saturday July 9th in the Park Pop in and see us at the annual Bourne Free celebration in Bournemouth. We’ll be in Meyrick Park in our...
Gay, Grey and Still Fabulous

Gay, Grey and Still Fabulous

The premier pride event for gays over 50 in Bournemouth. Enjoy an afternoon of tea and entertainment following Bourne Free Pride. Featuring The Sodapops and Ken Dee! Sunday 10 July 2022 3pm – 6pm at The Marsham Court Hotel. Tickets £10, available from The...
Monkeypox Virus Facts

Monkeypox Virus Facts

Monkeypox – the facts and what to do. What is Monkeypox? Monkeypox (MPV) is a viral infection usually associated with travel to West Africa. It is usually a mild self-limiting illness, spread by very close contact with someone with monkeypox and most people...
Maybe it’s Shigella

Maybe it’s Shigella

Have you experienced a bad case of diarrhoea after sex? It could be Shigella. It is often mistaken for food poisoning and is caught from bacteria in poo getting into your mouth during sex, or via unwashed hands. Sexually transmitted shigella is usually seen in men who...