Tag Archives : HIV Testing Week


Plymouth supports HIV Testing Week

National HIV Testing Week kicks off Saturday 18 November to raise awareness of HIV testing. In 2017 there were an estimated 101,200 people in the UK living with HIV of these it is estimated that 13% don’t know they have the condition, which increases the risk of onward transmission greatly. In 2016, 4,690 people in England […]


Plymouth City Council to fly the flag for World Aids Day for first time

For the first time ever, Plymouth City Council will be flying a flag to mark World Aids Day on Thursday 1 December, along with a number of other councils in the South West. Working in partnership with the Eddystone Trust, the Council aims to raise awareness of Aids and show solidarity for people living with […]


HIV Testing Week and Pledge to go red for World AIDS Day 2015

People across Plymouth are being urged to pledge to go red for HIV Testing Week (21-30 November 2015) and World AIDS Day (1 December 2015) The Eddystone Trust, the local HIV and sexual health charity, Plymouth City Council which is the strategic lead for Public Health in the city, and Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, which […]