Entries by Emily Woosey

IICSA launch the Truth Project

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has launched a very special campaign today called the Truth Project. The aim of the campaign is to give victims and survivors of child sexual abuse a voice, and to make sure they know they can talk to the Inquiry confidentially, if they wish to. The Truth Project […]

Protect your sexual health over the Christmas period

Spectrum Community Health CIC is urging residents to look after their sexual health over the festive season by being careful at a time when drinking alcohol increases with the festivities. Alcohol can alter a person’s perception in certain situations meaning they might take more risks including not using a condom. When intoxicated it might be […]

‘Know Your Status’ for National HIV Testing Week

Spectrum Community Health is encouraging people to ‘Know Your Status!’ by taking an HIV test. National HIV Testing Week (NHTW) starts on Saturday 18th November 2017 and sexual health providers across the Wakefield and Barnsley Districts are working together to raise awareness about the importance of getting tested. Knowing your HIV status gives you complete […]

Order your FREE HIV self-testing kit

In support of the National HIV Testing Week, starting Saturday 18th November, Public Health England is funding all requests for HIV self-sampling kits across England. From Monday 6th November 2017 to 8th January 2018, those who are considered to be most at risk of contracting HIV will be able to order a free HIV self-testing […]

Wakefield Safeguarding Week 2017

On Monday 9th October, Spectrum worked with Wakefield Council and other district partners to show their commitment to safeguarding by hosting a Wakefield Safeguarding public launch event. The event, which was held outside the Wakefield Cathedral, was a great opportunity for the public to learn more about safeguarding, what they can do if they have […]