Mpox Virus – Dorset Update

Mpox Virus – Dorset Update

Don’t delay – Book your vaccine appointment. Mpox 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...
National HIV Testing Week

National HIV Testing Week

National HIV Testing Week Order your FREE HIV test kit It’s National HIV Testing Week. HIV testing is free, quick and easy, you can even test at home. Remember, anyone diagnosed with HIV in the UK can access free treatment and support. Order your FREE HIV test kit:...
Hep A alert

Hep A alert

Hep A alert Hep A – STI early warning Hepatitis A, or HepA is virus that causes inflammation of the liver. It is spread by contaminated food, poor hand washing or sex (when licking skin, condoms or sex toys contaminated with poo). Gay and Bisexual men are most...
Rock the Ribbon for World AIDS Day 2022

Rock the Ribbon for World AIDS Day 2022

What is World AIDS Day? World AIDS Day takes place on 1 December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness....
HIV Prevention High 5!

HIV Prevention High 5!

Here’s our Over The Rainbow Dorset LGBTQ+ handy guide. 1. PrEP HIV Prevention PrEP can be taken if you are HIV-negative to prevent you from acquiring the virus. It is a tablet which needs to be taken before sex. It’s available from your Dorset Sexual...
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....