Good News about HIV

Ending new HIV transmissions in the UK is within our grasp Ending new HIV transmissions in this city and the UK is within our grasp. We have the knowledge, ambition, and the tools to achieve this goal: if everyone knows their HIV status, and commences prompt HIV treatment if diagnosed positive, or accesses effective prevention … Read more

Sadly reporting the passing of Chris Fisher, father of Professor Martin Fisher

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Chris Fisher on October 26th 2022. Chris, father of Professor Martin Fisher, was a founding member of the Board of Trustees and Chair of the Organisational, Development and Governance Sub-Committee for The Martin Fisher Foundation since the charity launch in 2015. Chris was an … Read more

Four new sexual health vending machines @ Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire

4 new Sexual health test vending machines in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire! The new vending machines offering free sexual health testing kits have been launched in four venues across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire by Unity Sexual Health, the sexual health service led by University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust. … Read more

PrEP EmERGE evaluation project

One of Martin’s many projects was the vision of a digital health platform and, in 2015, the EmERGE project was started under a 5-year HORIZON 2020-funded project. The idea was conceived by Martin and completed by the EmERGE team who proudly brought it to fruition in his memory. The EmERGE team co-designed, developed, integrated and … Read more

Extravaganza 2

All That Bex returns to the Old Market for a fabulous cabaret event to raise funds for Martin Fisher Foundation, generously sponsored by Glencairn Consulting Limited   Saturday, July 30 at the Old Market, 11A Upper Market St, Brighton, Hove BN3 1AS. With sensational host Stella Pint, Extravaganza 2 – Glamourpuss features performances from the world of comedy, burlesque and drag. … Read more

An evolving project conceived by Martin Fisher… presented at national conference

The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV was formed in 2003 and aims to promote, encourage and improve the study and practice of diagnosing, treating and managing sexually transmitted infections, HIV and other sexual health problems. The 2022 BASHH conference was held in Sheffield, and one of the amazing presentations focused on the findings … Read more

Generous donation by Eleanor Swift

The Martin Fisher Foundation received a very generous donation of £250 from Eleanor Swift. Eleanor is a medical student at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) and was awarded a £250 prize by the British HIV Association (BHIVA) at a recent national conference for BEST poster presentation. Eleanor was the lead author on a piece … Read more

Exhibition in London for the whole of June 2022

The small team at “More to me than HIV” have been working quietly in the background and have some exciting news to share – see details below: Our team are delighted to announce that our exhibition, which was so well received in Brighton, will be on display in London. The exhibition will be on display … Read more

Extravaganza! event raised £3043.84 

In November 2021, All That Bex presented a fabulous, fundraising cabaret event for The Martin Fisher Foundation!! The Extravaganza! event included performances from the world of comedy, burlesque, and drag – and an appearance by Brighton’s very own #NHShero Sister Brandy Bex! We were thrilled to receive an Extravaganza! donation of £3043.84    We would … Read more

Important visit from government minister, Maria Caulfield

#HIVTestingWeek Government minister Maria Caulfield visited Brighton last week to discuss the next steps in reducing HIV stigma and discuss ways to increase HIV testing. Brilliantly hosted by THT Brighton, with collaboration from members of The Martin Fisher Foundation, Lunch Positive, The Sussex Beacon, The Lawson Unit, Brighton Sexual Health and Contraception service (SHAC), local … Read more