HIV/AIDS

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Happy Birthday Harry

Following in his mother’s footsteps, here is Harry officially opening our brand new, purpose-built hospital in 2015. Please come and see us again soon.  Happy Birthday, Harry.

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Childs hand print and MM NHS logo

At last, a chance to build our future

Good afternoon, We wanted to let you know that West-East London Clinical Commissioning Group has just informed us that following a meeting of the London ICSs (Integrated Care Systems*), the decision has been made to extend our Homeless contract until the 31st March 2022! We were only contracted to the end of October 2021 and thought we […]

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Joint Trustee meeting with the board of Mildmay Kenya

A screenshot from our recent joint Trustees meeting between Mildmay UK and Mildmay KENYA. Trustee board meetings are a very important part of maintaining regular oversight of the two charities. Our Boards ensure that they regularly discuss important strategic issues as well as project-specific issues needing immediate attention.

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A new paper by our Medical Director

A newly published Paper authored by our Medical Director Dr Simon Rackstraw et al, to characterise the clinical, laboratory and radiological characteristics of persons with HIV (PWH) presenting with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) HIV RNA escape.Find it here: https://journals.lww.com/aidsonline/Abstract/9000/Cerebrospinal_fluid_HIV_RNA_escape_symptomatology.96370.aspx

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Our clothing package arrives in Kenya

Here are some of our fantastic colleagues from Mildmay Kenya modelling some Mildmay-branded apparel. We were clearing out the stores at Mildmay recently and discovered piles of Mildmay-branded T-shirts, bags and other paraphernalia that were produced for events we have organised over the years. We don’t need nearly as much as we had in storage, and rather […]

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New appeal: PPE for Mildmay in Africa

Today, we are launching an appeal to raise funds for much-needed PPE for our Mildmay teams in Kenya and Uganda. We are taking action to address chronic shortages by securing our own supplies to ship directly to our sister charities. Our healthcare workers rely on PPE to protect themselves and their patients from being infected and from […]

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Social work education and training

Mildmay has been at the forefront of social work education for over five years. Students from in and around London are placed at Mildmay to complete their social work placement.Mildmay’s social work team, headed up by Lead Social Worker, Beverly Nelson, supports vulnerable patients within our hospital. It offers patients wrap-around care that is respectful, […]

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RED RUN LONDON is back!

The World AIDS Day RED RUN is back!  Now more important than ever, the World AIDS Day RED RUN returns to Victoria Park, London. A 10k/5k charity fun run or 5k walk in support of HIV services across the UK. All ages and abilities welcome.The 2021 RED RUN takes place against the backdrop of a momentous […]

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Our NHS contracts have been extended to October 2021

On Wednesday 30th June 2021, our current contracts with the NHS, for providing step-down homeless care services and for people living with HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders, came to an end.We had to go into emergency mode and start planning our next steps, which was all quite challenging.Then, just before 3 pm, we were given yet another […]

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Remembering Diana on the anniversary of her birthday

On the anniversary of what would have been Princess Diana’s 60th birthday, we remember her 17 visits to Mildmay and the profound impact she made breaking through the stigma around HIV and AIDS.More personally, we remember the love and kindness she showed to both our patients and staff on numerous occasions.Today, thanks in part to […]

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