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Recently registered charity

Bloomsbury Network

This charity has been recently registered - it does not need to update its information until 10 months after its first financial period ends.

Charity no. 1177326

Contact details

Public address

  • Bloomsbury Clinic, Mortimer Market Centre, Mortimer Market, London, WC1E 6JB

Aims & activities

We aim to preserve and improve the good health of people living with HIV, particularly (though not exclusively) those attending the Bloomsbury Clinic. We achieve this by providing information, advice, and raising awareness of issues pertaining to living with HIV and its associated co-morbidities, primarily through educational forums, workshops and courses, as well as community and social events.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives

Who the charity helps

  • People with disabilities
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Charitable objects

FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT, TO PRESERVE AND PROTECT THE GOOD HEALTH OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV, PARTICULARLY THOSE ATTENDING THE BLOOMSBURY CLINIC, BUT NOT EXCLUDING OTHERS LIVING WITH OR AFFECTED BY HIV THROUGHOUT ENGLAND AND WALES (INCLUDING THE GENERAL PUBLIC), BY PROVIDING INFORMATION, ADVICE, AND RAISING AWARENESS OF ISSUES PERTAINING TO LIVING WITH HIV AND ITS ASSOCIATED CO-MORBIDITIES, PRIMARILY BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH: - EDUCATIONAL FORUMS THAT PROMOTE COMMUNITY EDUCATION VIA PRESENTATIONS FROM SPECIALIST SPEAKERS AND DISCUSSION OF THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN CLINICAL, LEGAL AND PSYCHO-SOCIAL ISSUES PERTAINING TO LIVING WITH HIV; - COURSES AND WORKSHOPS THAT DISSEMINATE INFORMATION, CHALLENGE MISCONCEPTIONS, ALLEVIATE STIGMA AND PROMOTE THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDIVIDUAL CAPABILITIES, COMPETENCES, SKILLS AND UNDERSTANDING, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY FOR THOSE NEWLY DIAGNOSED; - COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL EVENTS THAT ALLEVIATE ISOLATION AND PROMOTE THE DEVELOPMENT OF SELF-MANAGEMENT SKILLS AS WELL AS PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PHYSICAL WELL-BEING. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS DOCUMENT: 'PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV' IS DEFINED AS ADULTS OF ANY AGE, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, OR CULTURAL BACKGROUND WHO HAVE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH THE HUMAN IMMUNE DEFICIENCY VIRUS FOR ANY LENGTH OF TIME. 'STIGMA' IS DEFINED AS PREJUDICE, NEGATIVE ATTITUDES AND ABUSE DIRECTED AT PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV AND AIDS, BASED ON THEIR ACTUAL OR PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS, INCLUDING NEGATIVE JUDGMENTS THAT RESULT IN FEELINGS OF SHAME, WORTHLESSNESS AND BLAME DIRECTED BY PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV TOWARD THEMSELVES (SELF-STIGMA).

Governing document

CIO - FOUNDATION Registered 26 Feb 2018

Organisation type

Charitable Incorporated Organisation

  • 9 Trustees
  • Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Claire Murdoch None on record
Dr Ian Williams None on record
Christopher Sandford The Robert Grace Trust Out-of-date
Lord Guy Black Brentwood School Cio Up-to-date
Sir Antony Browne's School Trust, Brentwood Up-to-date
Garry Colston Brough (Chair) None on record
Dr Laura Waters British Association For Sexual Health And Hiv Up-to-date
British Hiv Association Up-to-date
James Hawkesworth None on record
Jazz Matharu None on record
Timothy Hassell None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout London