HIV/AIDS

Category Archives for HIV/AIDS

Our Chairman, the Very Rev John Richardson, pays tribute to Helen Taylor Thompson

I first met Helen Taylor Thompson in 1999, when she was President of Mildmay, and I was beginning my own involvement with the charity.For the next twenty years that relationship blossomed, as together, we examined both old and novel ideas for taking Mildmay forward.Her incredible determination, strong character, generosity and prayerfulness were the very foundation […]

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How our social workers Isobel and Bev support people with HIV and cognitive impairment to regain independence

This is a great article in Community Care highlighting the key role of our social workers in transforming lives. Photo: Natalie Valios”Social work input is an integral part of the Mildmay ethos. Isobel Bukalo and Beverley Nelson have both been at Mildmay for many years and both have solid social work backgrounds in various disciplines […]

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Helen Taylor Thompson OBE, 1924-2020

“It is with sadness that I have to pass on the news that Helen Taylor Thompson OBE, our former President and Chairperson, passed away early this morning. Helen led a life of service and dedication. She achieved so much, often in the face of impossible odds.  There will be much said over the coming days and weeks […]

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Just published, a Paper authored by our Medical Director Dr Simon Rackstraw, Lead Occupational Therapist Dr Camilla Hawkins, et al

The aim of this paper is to discuss the strategies that have been used in cognitive and neurologic rehabilitation in people living with human immunodeficiency virus (PLWH).Cognitive impairment leading to disability is increasingly seen in PLWH. Rehabilitation can alleviate the effects of cognitive impairment upon function. Cognitive impairment is still prevalent in PLWH in the cART […]

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Remembering Diana on the anniversary of her death, 23 years ago.

Today marks 23 years since the world lost Princess Diana. We remember the inspiring and groundbreaking impact she had on the lives of people living with HIV and AIDS. She saw the people behind the stigma and discrimination and helped change public perceptions.

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A letter to our Chaplaincy friends who gave Mildmay Mission Hospital their best!

A letter from Mildmay’s longstanding Lead Chaplain, Sister Bernie Devine, to our Chaplaincy friends and colleagues who have sadly, and for several reasons, come to the end of their service at our hospital. “Let me begin my tribute to my chaplaincy colleagues who have decided to move on, following the changes which occurred at Mildmay […]

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Impact Report 2019

We are pleased to publish our impact report for 2019. with an introduction by our new president Lord Norman Fowler. Download it here Norman Fowler, who was Secretary of State for Health and Social Services from 1981 to 1987, is a passionate advocate for people living with HIV/AIDS, and took a bold approach to confront […]

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Remembering Princess Diana’s impact on HIV/AIDS

On the anniversary of Princess Diana’s birthday, we remember her many 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 Diana’s support for our hospital, […]

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All in a day’s work…

A patient who was discharged from Mildmay this week sent some lovely cards to the staff that worked with care and sensitivity to get them well and able to be independent again. Our clinical team are the best!

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Daily Mirror article: Mildmay’s care for the homeless with COVID-19

The Daily Mirror yesterday featured Mildmay Hospital and it’s role as the capital’s primary facility for homeless COVID-19 patients not in need of intensive care. Find the article here: “HIV hospital that Princess Diana visited now treating homeless coronavirus patients” We wrote about this in our previous post: Mildmay takes over as London’s primary facility […]

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