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A video appeal from the Chair of Mildmay for World AIDS Day

Mildmay’s Chair of Trustees, The Very Revd. John Richardson, with a short message and appeal for this year’s World AIDS Day on Tuesday, December 1st (not Monday!).

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Mildmay’s Prayer Diary Winter 2020

About twice a year, we produce the Mildmay Prayer Diary, which is, usefully, designed as a bookmark. The Prayer Diary has information and news on projects, causes and our upcoming events that are in need of your prayer support.We have just mailed out the Prayer Diary to our subscribers, and now it is also available […]

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Christmas 2020 appeal: Presents for Patients

We need your help to bring our patients a little Christmas cheer. Click here to donate now Every year, Mildmay hospital has many patients who are unable to go home for Christmas. This year, not only are we caring for vulnerable patients with HIV, but also people who are homeless or rough sleeping – some […]

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Helen Taylor Thompson obituary / Register / The Times 18 November 2020

Reproduced here, with kind permission, from The Times, 18 November 2020: Witty and determined community activist who served in the wartime FANY and later co-founded Europe’s first Aids hospiceChanging public attitudes to potentially deadly infectious diseases is never easy, especially when fear of them is fuelled by misinformation and prejudice. In the 1980s, patients suffering […]

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WORLD AIDS DAY 2020: ‘Global solidarity, shared responsibility’

WORLD AIDS DAY 2020Every year, on 1 December, the world commemorates World AIDS Day. People around the world unite to show support for people living with and affected by HIV and to remember those who lost their lives to AIDS. Click here to donate now In 2020, the world’s attention has been focused by the […]

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Diwali – festival of lights. Happy Diwali!

Deepawali or Diwali, the Hindu new year’s day, is the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. It is the festival of lights. The festival usually lasts five days and celebrated during the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika. One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, Diwali symbolizes the spiritual “victory of light over darkness, good over […]

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Tower Hamlets is No Place For Hate

Mildmay Mission Hospital is proud to have signed up to the London Borough of Tower Hamlets No Place For Hate Campaign, which aims to send clear and consistent messages that hate will not be tolerated in our borough.This goes beyond a media campaign to encourage positive messages of One Tower Hamlets but also aims to […]

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Rough sleeping homeless

Rough sleepers in UK will die without government action, doctors warn (Guardian article)

This article in the Guardian from 8 October, 2020 highlights the lack of safe accomodation for rough sleepers as winter approaches.This is a situation that needs urgent action from the government. Read the article on the Guardian website

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October 2020 update from Mildmay’s Chief Executive

Dear Mildmay Supporters,I am writing to bring you up to date on what has been happening at Mildmay Hospital this year, at a time of pivotal change for our Charity. The key drivers for this change have been the advances made in both HIV prevention and treatment, with some reports suggesting that onward transmission of […]

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COVID-19 and HIV – a new report by the All Party Parliamentary Group on HIV/AIDS

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on HIV and AIDS — which counts over 150 MPs and peers as members — recently published its report on the impact of COVID-19 on HIV prevention and treatment.The report states that “Since the easing of lockdown, major concerns remain that BAME communities are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, HIV and […]

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