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Our mission

Our mission

Our vision is a world where people with HIV live healthy lives free from prejudice and discrimination, and good sexual health is a right and reality for all.

Our mission

  • Maximise sexual health in the UK, and minimise the spread of HIV and STIs, by encouraging people to value their sexual health and by leading innovation to increase access to local sexual health services.
  • Empower everyone living with HIV in the UK to maximise their health and wellbeing by working to ensure the best possible HIV treatment and support services
  • Lead public and political support for HIV and sexual health issues, and campaign to eradicate stigma and discrimination

Our values

Ambitious: We believe communities and individuals can change their own lives. We push ourselves and others to make this happen.

Honest: We are accountable to our communities, donors and funders. We work with integrity, transparency and efficiency. We communicate clearly and responsibly.

Different: We support, respect and value each other and work without prejudice. We are radical professionals, proud of our diversity, and united by a common cause.

Independent: We are an independent charity, rooted in the communities we serve. We use our insight to innovate and inspire change in policies, services and minds.

A national organisation

Much has changed since the early days of HIV and as the shape of the epidemic has changed, so has the Trust. Our existing services have been developed and we have introduced new services to meet changing needs.

We have merged with local community-based HIV charities to create a national organisation with the stability and infrastructure capable of ensuring a long-term response to the HIV and sexual health needs.

ISWM 2014

It starts with me.

If we all test we can stop HIV.

a young guy

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