A hepatitis B-screening outreach clinic for the Chinese community

An estimated 2 billion people worldwide have been infected with the hepatitis B virus (HBV) and more than 350 million have chronic infections. HBV infection is an established cause of both acute and chronic hepatitis.

Sara Davis
Sexual health nurse, 56 Dean St Clinic

From Preston to Zambia: what can student children’s nurses learn from a two-week placement?

Sexual and reproductive health (SRH) promotion aimed at children and young people is particularly relevant in Zambia as a high proportion of the population of children and adolescents are HIV positive (150,000) or AIDS orphans (600,000).

Linda Sanderson, James Meek, Debbie Brittain, Abigail Heath, Zoe Wood
Senior Lecturer,Senior Lecturer,Senior Lecturer,Student Nurse,Student Nurse, University of Central Lancashire

Seeking support in Liverpool: issues and barriers for asylum seekers and refugees who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or intersex

The following article highlights significant issues and barriers that lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) asylum seekers and refugees can experience when seeking asylum in the UK and accessing relevant support services in Liverpool.

Jennifer New
University of Liverpool

Waverley Care: developing HIV services that are inclusive, responsive and accurately meet the needs of Africans in Scotland

In this article I describe how Waverley Care has developed services that are relevant to and inclusive of Africans living with and affected by HIV in Scotland.

Martha Baillie
Deputy Chief Executive, Waverley Care

Impact of nursing intervention on improving HIV, hepatitis knowledge and mental health among homeless young adults (Nyamathi et al. 2013)

The article reports on the results from a pilot study considering the impact of two interventions on improving homeless young adults’ knowledge of HIV and hepatitis, and their mental health.

Enmma Jones & James Meek
Lecturer & Lecturers, University of Central Lancashire

Blood-borne pathogens: Further opportunities for ‘gold standard’ nursing care

We kick off 2015 with a look at blood-borne pathogens and related issues. I hope this issue provides you with some food forthought and some inspiration. HIVN 2015; 15: 1-2

Juliet Bennett
Independent Nurse Advisor

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