Category Archives for HIV/AIDS

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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A poem for World AIDS Day

Love, Constancy and PatienceTo be able to love othersIs a gift from God,This I have always believed!To be loved by others,is also a gift from God.This, also I believe. But that this latter,May, unlike,The love of God,Be fickle.Subject to the moods,And fancies,Of the fallible humans that we are,Be it their wandering gaze,Or their many and varied […]

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Occupational therapy news

Our Lead Occupational Therapist didn’t ever have a paper round, until now!Providing patients with access to a daily newspaper can be an important part of rehabilitation, so every day, they bring in newspapers to the hospital for our patients. Camilla, who has been with Mildmay for over 24 years, says, “for an inpatient, every day can […]

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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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David Hoyle: Bufferzone, in support of Mildmay for World AIDS Day, at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern

Date:3rd December, 2020Time:6.15pm – 7.30pmLocation:Royal Vauxhall Tavern, 372 Kennington Lane, London SE11 5HYCost:£12 per person Further info and booking The legendary fireball of the cabaret apocalypse, David Hoyle, stares into the abyss of the unprecedented times we find ourselves in and says ‘there has to be a point to carrying on’… David invites us to find […]

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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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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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Mildmay’s President shows us all how to stay safe

We couldn’t resist reproducing this Tweet by our President, Norman Fowler, as he goes about his duties. “Wearing a face covering while moving about Parliament is another simple way to help keep everyone safe. I’d strongly encourage everyone to do so.” Hear, hear.

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