Category Archives for HIV/AIDS

A ‘continuous tsunami’ of ill patients

Every hospital bed in the UK needs to be utilised during this unprecedented national emergency and Mildmay Hospital is doing everything it can to ease the burden on overstressed NHS hospitals. Mildmay is rapidly gearing up to take on early step-down care for patients with acute HIV-related conditions. In addition, it will care for both […]

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We plan to deliver our #SaveMildmay petition to Downing Street on Monday 23 March

UPDATE: Monday 23 March 2020: Due to the COVID-19 emergency measures, we will not be delivering our petition to Downing Street today.The petition will keep running until the funding for the hospital is secure.   Quite a lengthy post today but there is a lot to update you on, and you can read some useful […]

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Over 40, 000 of you want to help Mildmay Hospital

What an incredible couple of days it has been! Thank you so much to all who have added their voices to our petition to the Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, to step in and instruct civil servants to resolve this situation. On Friday, we had 10,000 signatories, […]

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#SaveMildmay petition has reached 10,000 signatures!

Thanks to you all, we have reached 10,000 signatures on our petition to #SaveMildmay – in just 7 days. This is nearly 1,500 per day on average but actually the trend is for increasing numbers signing up every day. You are smashing it!

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An incredible 5,617 people have already signed our petition to #Save Mildmay

Good morning to you all, and thank you so very much. We recently reached 5,000 signatures. An amazing number to have reached in just a few days – but we are already well past that and heading for the next milestone of 10,000 signatures. Our petition has been viewed 23,697 times on and shared over 3,000 times. […]

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Mildmay: where we are today

Barely 24 hours after launching our campaign to #SaveMildmay, our cause has been highlighted by the Evening Standard newspaper, and we are overwhelmed by the support being shown for us on Twitter and Facebook.

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Launch of the #SaveMildmay Campaign

  Patients living with HIV are set to lose their vital specialist services if the controversial closure of Mildmay Hospital in Shoreditch goes ahead. The planned closure, blamed on NHS funding pressures, would close the doors on London’s only AIDS/HIV hospital, made famous by Diana, Princess of Wales when she visited in the 1980s and […]

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Mabel, Margaret, the state of HIV in Kenya

Sunday 21st July Mabel, Margaret, the state of HIV in Kenya, and the Extravagant Jumble Sale Mabel and Margaret are two of those redoubtable, unstoppable women who can be found everywhere on the African continent. They know their own minds, they have presence, plans and the steely determination to see those plans through. Women like […]

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