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What does BBV mean?

BBV stands for Blood-Borne Virus. These are a group of viruses which are passed from person-to-person through infected blood and other bodily fluids (e.g. semen and vaginal fluids). Examples of BBVs are Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV. More details on BBV Service in Fife.

 

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HIV testing and sexual transmission

Introduction to ART

Record your treatment

UK guide to PrEP

 

BBV Service in Fife

The BBV service within Sexual Health Fife provides and arranges:

 

BBV Clinics

The Sexual Health Fife BBV drop-in clinic offers testing, information and advice on Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV.

 

BBV Clinic Times

Whytemans Brae Hospital, Whyteman's Brae, Kirkcaldy, KY1 2ND

Mondays

9am - 12.30pm

1.30pm - 4.30pm

Tuesdays

9am - 12.30pm

1.30pm - 4.30pm

Thursdays

11am - 12.30pm

1.30pm - 3.30pm

Fridays

9am - 12.30pm

1.30pm - 4pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are also clinics available at:

Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline

Rosewell Clinic, Lochore

Leven Health Centre

Muiredge Surgery, Buckhaven

Kennoway Health Centre

Adamson Hospital, Cupar

St Andrews Community Hospital

For an appointment or more information please contact our secretary on 01592 729276 or BBV Nurses on 01592 729286/729263/729288 or 729325

 

BBV Support Services in Fife

 

Waverley Care

Waverley Care provide a range of support services to people living with HIV/Hepatitis C within Fife.

For further information, or to make a referral, please contact:

 

Emer Lordan, Fife Support Co-ordinator, Waverley Care, BBV Office, Whytemans Brae, Kirkcaldy

Phone: (01592) 729287 (office) or 07860703580 (mobile)

Email: emerlordan@waverleycare.org

 

More information about the range of support provided by Waverley Care can be found at: www.waverleycare.org

 

Terrence Higgins Trust

Terrence Higgins Trust provides support for people living/affected by HIV and currently has three representatives working in Fife. For more information please contact:

 

Michael Harkin, Health Promotion Specialist

Mobile: 07880 170 688

Email: Michael.Harkin@tht.org.uk

 

More information about the range of support provided by Terrence Higgins Trust can be found at: www.tht.org.uk

 

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