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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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24 years at Mildmay and still going strong

This week we pay tribute to a very long-standing member of staff, Dr Camilla Hawkins, who this September, celebrated an amazing 24 years of dedication and commitment to Mildmay Mission Hospital.It is appropriate that we acknowledge the massive contribution that Camilla has made to the Hospital and the hundreds of patients she has worked with […]

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Volunteer Chaplain Father Jide Macaulay ordained as a priest in the Church of England

We are delighted to share the news that our volunteer Chaplain, Father Jide Macaulay, was ordained as an Anglican priest at St Margaret’s Church Leytonstone, this Saturday just past.The Priests of St Margaret Church LeytonstoneMildmay’s Chief Executive, Geoff Coleman, says, “Mildmay is blessed with a team of dedicated chaplains who play an important part in […]

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Hackney Gazette today features Helen Taylor Thompson’s obituary

On the afternoon of Helen Taylor Thompson’s funeral, which was streamed online so family, friends, supporters and well wishers who could not attend in person could do so virtually, the Hackney Gazette has published an obituary of this wonderful person. Read it here

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The funeral of Helen Taylor Thompson MD (Hons), OBE

The funeral of the great Helen Taylor Thompson will take place this Wednesday 23 September 2020 at 2pm. The Service will be shown live on YouTube: . You can also download an amended copy of the order of service here. There will be a Memorial Service for Helen at St Paul’s Cathedral in the early […]

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IMPORTANT UPDATE: Our guidelines for visiting patients has changed

Because of the prevailing situation of increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients both across London and nationally, Mildmay cannot arrange further visiting of patients beyond Wednesday 23 September 2020.It is our hope that we can decide to continue allowing patient visits but this will be reviewed on a weekly, and if necessary, daily basis. Thank you for […]

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The All-Party Parliamentary Group on HIV & AIDS is recruiting a Policy Advisor

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on HIV & AIDS is recruiting a Policy AdvisorThrough their work in Parliament, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on HIV/AIDS works to ensure that all people living with HIV are able to access to affordable medicines and a decent quality of life, free from stigma, discrimination and fear. Closing Date: 30 September […]

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Helen Taylor Thompson’s obituary in the Telegraph

Unfortunately, it’s behind a paywall, but if you have access, find out what an amazing person Helen was, from working as an SOE agent in the Second World War to founding the first AIDs hospice, and much more.

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