James Bushe and HIV Scotland's Campaign: An FAQ

In 2017, James Bushe was offered a place on an airline's training programme, but he was refused the medical certificate that was needed to gain a commercial license because he was living with HIV. James, in partnership with HIV Scotland, changed the discriminatory regulation with a passionate campaign. Read more

Edinburgh Joins Fast Track Cities Initiative

Edinburgh City Council have today voted unanimously to sign the Paris Declaration, and Edinburgh has become the fourth Scottish city to commit to ending the HIV epidemic by 2030. Read more

Launch of New Guidance for Social Care on Supporting People Living with HIV

New guidelines on how social services and care homes can best support people living with HIV will be launched at a seminar hosted by HIV Scotland today. Read more

Consultation on Malicious Disclosure of HIV Status

HIV Scotland has launched a consultation to understand the views of people living with and affected by HIV, organisations and legal professionals on whether malicious disclosure of someone's HIV status should be made a hate crime. Read more

Involvement at the heart of what we do

Thanks to new 3-year funding from the National Lottery Community Fund, we're reinvigorating the Positive Person's Forum and working to ensure everyone has access to involvement opportunities to shape the design & delivery of services. Read more

New Guidelines confirm it's illegal and unnecessary to refuse people living with HIV a tattoo

New guidelines published by BHIVA, BASHH, HIV Scotland, NAT and Terrence Higgins Trust clarify legal and medical evidence surrounding tattoo, cosmetic and beauty procedures for people living with HIV. Read more

HIV Scotland comment on 2018 HIV Surveillance Report

HIV Scotland's Chief Executive, Nathan Sparling, comments on Health Protection Scotland's HIV Surveillance Report for 2018. Read more

HIV Scotland comment on "unacceptable" leak from NHS Highland

Our Chief Executive, Nathan Sparling, has commented on the news that the personal information of 37 people was leaked in an email by NHS Highland. Read more