The Sussex Beacon is a clinical care centre for men and women living with HIV/AIDS. We are based in Brighton, Sussex and have a ten bedded Inpatient Unit as well as Outpatient Services including, Anxiety Management, Sleep Service, Day Service and Women & Families Service.
29 – 30 June 2013 from 11am – 5pm
Weekend ticket price: £10 in advance, £12 on the day, children under 12 go free.
From small city centre courtyards to expansive open spaces, Brighton and Hove Open gardens sees over 70 private gardens and community spaces open to the public over one weekend in June. The event raises money for The Sussex Beacon.
No more peering over the garden fence, you can explore your neighbour’s garden and get ideas to take home. If you want to get away, why not take a trip across the city visiting inspiring green spaces along the way.
We are looking to hear from heterosexual men, living with HIV. We want to hear your thoughts and opinions on the types of services needed for heterosexual men living with HIV in Brighton and Hove. It will help to influence future planning of service provision so your opinions are really important to us.
Please do share this link or complete this anonymous survey
This work is being co-ordinated by Susannah Morcowitz, Health and Social Care Engagement worker at The Sussex Beacon in Brighton and has been funded by the PCT. Please feel free to contact Susannah if you would like more information about this work at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01273 694 222.
A free course for people living with HIV
Four x 3 hour sessions in small groups to help you gain confidence in using a PC.
Each of the sessions will focus on a particular area of computers.
For further details and informal chat please contact Claire or Matt at The Sussex Beacon.
Tel: 01273 694 222 or click here to email.
Training course for women living with HIV
starting Weds 15th May 2013 for 6 weeks
Develop skills which you can use in many life settings, such as presentation skills, managing conflict, giving and receiving feedback, communicating in a diverse cultural context, active listening skills and confidentiality and boundaries.
The course will be run by the Women & Families service team from The Sussex Beacon. For further details or to book an initial assessment for the course please contact Paula or Hattie at The Sussex Beacon Women and Families Service.
Tel: 01273 645 698 or click here to email.
Anxiety is a normal and natural reaction to something seen as stressful, dangerous, or threatening. Difficulties arise when the feelings of anxiety become excessive, resulting in restriction of our everyday activities.
Our service aims to provide help for people who are HIV+ve and experiencing difficulties caused by anxiety.
Every Tuesday and Thursday at The Sussex Beacon
Meeting the physical, social and psychological needs of people affected by HIV and AIDS, thereby enhancing their quality of life
Our Mindful Living courses aim to help people who are HIV +ve find ways of living with more ease, freedom and joy.
Aimed at improving the sleep of people who are HIV+ve.
The broad aim of the service is to offer structured sessions so that we can identify what factors are contributing to your sleep problem and then identify ways of helping alleviate sleep difficulties.
A safe and confidential space for women who are HIV+
Friday, 31st May 2013 – 10.30am to 3pm
Well-Being day to help your body to recharge while
you chat & relax with other women.
Friday, 28th June 2013 – 10.30am to 3pm
Sexual relationships – how did my diagnosis change
them and how can I challenge negative self-images?
To reserve a place please contact:
Paula or Hattie at The Sussex Beacon Women and Families Service.
Tel: 01273 645 698 or click here to email.
"The Voice" is the E-Newsletter for Service Users of The Sussex Beacon, both past, present and possibly future.
The magazine has been on hiatus whilst we found a new editor. We are now very pleased to have David on board as editor, who has worked incredibly hard to bring out the latest newsletter.
The Voice is published on this website four times a year. Download the latest issue by clicking on the cover to the left.
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