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Give Us Some Lip - Mouth Cancer Action Month

Date Published: 31/10/2017

This November we’re teaming up with Oral Health Foundation to raise awareness of Mouth Cancer Action Month. Some LGBT people may be affected by health issues that link to mouth cancer and we want to make sure that our GP and Dental Practices across Greater Manchester are reaching out to their LGBT patients.

Find out how YOU can help us!

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Expert View - Dr Miriam Stoppard on Sexual Orientation Monit…

Date Published: 27/10/2017

Doctor, author, television presenter and advice columnist shares her views on sexual orientation monitoring.  

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New safe haven launches for weekend revelers in the Village

Date Published: 20/10/2017

People who find themselves vulnerable on nights out in the Village will now be able to get support in a night time safe haven which launches this weekend (20th October). 

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Your Questions Around Sexual Orientation Monitoring Answered…

Date Published: 18/10/2017

LGBT Foundation has played a key role in the recent publication of an Information Standard for monitoring sexual orientation, something that we genuinely see as a game changer in ensuring that health and social care providers can better meet the needs of lesbian, gay and bisexual people across England.

The launch of the Information Standard has recently attracted a lot of media attention. We’ve also received a number of queries from members of our communities and some healthcare professionals. As one of the Information Standard’s key advocates, we thought it was important to help answer the questions and concerns that you’ve raised over the last few days.

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Church Lane Dental Practice is a Silver Success!

Date Published: 12/10/2017

Church Lane Dental Practice in Moston have achieved a Silver Pride in Practice award for delivering LGBT inclusive care to their patients.

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Greater Manchester's Mayor gives backing to new sexual orien…

Date Published: 10/10/2017

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham said: “Introducing this new national standard for monitoring sexual orientation is a genuine success story for Greater Manchester. 


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LGBT Foundation welcomes new sexual orientation monitoring I…

Date Published: 10/10/2017

Manchester’s LGBT Foundation, a driving force behind the development of sexual orientation monitoring, has welcomed the publishing of a national standard it developed in conjunction with NHS England as a significant game changer in the future health and social care provision for lesbian, gay and bisexual people (LGB) in England.

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Sexual Orientation Monitoring: If we’re not counted, we do…

Date Published: 04/10/2017

Paul Martin OBE, Chief Executive of LGBT Foundation, shares his views on the significance of NHS Digital's new sexual orientation Information Standard published today. 

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LGBT Flu Jab Clinic 2017

Date Published: 29/09/2017

Worried about the flu? Not been able to visit your local health centre? Drop-in to our free, accessible clinic at LGBT Foundation in the afternoon of Wednesday 25th October. Brought to you by City Health Centre Manchester (gtd healthcare) and Pride in Practice.

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Why Should My Dentist Be Interested In My Sexual Health?

Date Published: 12/09/2017

One thing we don’t talk enough about in sexual health is what happens in our mouths and how HIV & Sexually Transmitted Infections can affect our oral health along with our sexual health. This is just one of the areas that Pride in Practice is looking to improve to make sure that Dental Practices throughout Greater Manchester are better informed about the needs of our communities.

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Salford Pharmacy strikes Gold for Healthcare Excellence

Date Published: 08/09/2017

SMS Pharmacy in Broughton has become the first pharmacy in Salford to be awarded Gold status by LGBT Foundation’s Pride in Practice quality assurance service. The award is a charter mark for excellence in lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) healthcare. 

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Let’s Talk About Us - The Importance of Supportive and Inc…

Date Published: 17/08/2017

Let’s Talk About Us - The Importance of Supportive and Inclusive Safe LGBT Spaces

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Film exclusives highlight of LGBT Foundation’s Big Weekend…

Date Published: 15/08/2017

Screenings from the UK’s premiere LGBT Short Film festival and the exclusive look at a new film featuring Royle Family favourite Ricky Tomlinson are just some of the highlights of LGBT Foundation’s programme for Manchester’s Big Weekend Pride festival from 25 – 28 August.

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'My Dream, Zimbabwe' - a piece by Maggy Moyo

Date Published: 09/08/2017

Maggy Moyo is a lesbian woman from Zimbabwe, seeking asylum in the U.K. In celebration of Pride, this piece talks about her dream for LGBT equality in Zimbabwe. 

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LGBT Foundation response to the Prep Trial Announcement

Date Published: 03/08/2017

Peter Bampton, Sexual Health Lead at LGBT Foundation said

“PrEP is a much-needed provision in reducing HIV transmission and we welcome the increased access that the Impact Trial will bring. We’re particularly pleased to see that Greater Manchester residents will be prioritised in the roll out of the trial, due to our high prevalence of people living with HIV. 

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Hep B and Me

Date Published: 27/07/2017

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Foundation broadly welcomes raft of new reforms announced by…

Date Published: 24/07/2017

LGBT Foundation has broadly welcomed the raft of reforms announced by the Government over the weekend to LGBT policy to correct some of the injustices faced by gay, lesbian, bi, trans and intersex people in the UK. 

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Trans People’s Sexual Health: Recommendations for Service …

Date Published: 21/07/2017

In April, LGBT Foundation conducted a survey of trans people experiences of sexual health services with the support of the MAC AIDS Fund. We receive an amazing 317 complete and eligible responses, making it one of the largest surveys of trans people on sexual health ever conducted. This is significant as there is very little research into the sexual health needs and experiences of trans people in England.

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Improving Access to Psychological Therapies for BAME People

Date Published: 21/07/2017

Since January, LGBT Foundation have been working with the Greater Manchester and East Cheshire Strategic Clinical Network and Survivors Manchester, to deliver a range of workshops with BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) communities from across Greater Manchester. Together we explored how IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) services can be improved for BAME people to tackle inequalities in experiencing mental ill health.

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Lesbian and Bisexual Women: want to do something positive fo…

Date Published: 19/07/2017

Lesbian and Bisexual Women: want to do something positive for your community?

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