Article in “The Press”

An article about HIV testing was published in “The Press” on Monday 2nd December. You can read it here. It is reproduced below (without permission): Rapid new test for HIV 11:31am Monday 2nd December 2013 in Health & Wellbeing   Kathryn Gallon of NYAA with Paul Edmondson-Jones Director of Health & Wellbeing at City of York […]

National HIV Testing Week 2013

This year’s National HIV Testing Week takes place from 22-29 November in the run up to World AIDS Day on 1 December. The aim of the week is to increase the awareness of, and opportunities for, HIV testing, so that the large number of undiagnosed cases of HIV can be reduced. More information about the […]

Self-testing for HIV in the UK

The Department of Health announced an important change to HIV testing policy for the United Kingdom this week. From April 2014, HIV self-testing kits approved by the Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Authority will be available for sale to the public. The opportunity for self-testing has been welcomed by HIV organisations, although concerns are frequently expressed regarding the […]

Successful first day HIV testing in York

On Tuesday the 4th June 2013, we started a new rapid HIV testing service that makes testing more easily accessible for people living in York and North Yorkshire. It is a free, quick and confidential service here in our city centre York office. We had a successful first day with excellent feedback. One service user commented… […]