Sexual Health and Blood Borne Viruses

Purpose of the group

To raise awareness of holistic sexual health and blood borne virus issues and to inform and promote policies grounded in evidence that will address Scotland’s response, and health and wellbeing in this field, through the involvement of stakeholders and populations with direct experience 

Forthcoming meetings

25 April 2018 at 6pm in the Adam Smith Room (CR5)
27 September 2018 at 6pm in the James Clerk Maxwell Room (CR4)
22 November 2018 at 6pm in the James Clerk Maxwell Room (CR4)

Next meeting: 28 March 2018

This meeting will be held at 6pm in the David Livingstone Room (CR6).


Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Dr Eric Chen

Avril Hendry

Dr David Whiteley

Dina Sidhva

Frances Johnston

Dr George Palattiyil 

Dr Ingrid Young

Dr Jamie Frankis 

Dr Lisa McDaid

Dr Nicola Boydell

Prof Paul Flowers

Dr Karen Lorimer 


HIV Scotland - secretary

Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health

The Hepatitis C Trust

National Gender Identity Clinical Network


Waverley Care

NHS Tayside

Sexual Health Lead Clinicians 

LGBT Youth Scotland

NHS Lothian Patient Forum

THT Scotland

BASHH Scotland

Scottish Drugs Forum



Scottish Transgender Alliance

Hwupenyu Project 

Steve Retson Project

Brownlee Centre

Positive Help


NHS Fife

NHS Lanarkshire 

NHS Lothian

MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Science Unit, University of Glasgow

Edinburgh Youth Stop AIDS

Stonewall Scotland

NHS Ayrshire & Arran

NHS Dumfries and Galloway 

Get involved

Next meeting:
28 March 2018




Kezia Dugdale MSP

Holyrood Road
Scottish Parliament
EH99 1SP

0131 348 6894