Addressing the Sexual Health Needs of the LGBT Community

  • Date: 05/05/2022
  • Time: 10:00-15:00
  • Address: Seminar Room C, Level 7, Ninewells Hospital Medical School, Dundee, DD1 9SY
  • City: Dundee

Facilitated by: Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland

Mode of Delivery: Face to Face

Venue: Seminar Room B, Ninewells Hospital, Medical School

Day and Time: Thursday 5 May from 10:00 am to 15:00 pm 


  • Arrival from 9:30am for a 10:00am start
  • Lunch break from 12:01pm to 13:00pm
  • Second session* from 13:00 to 15:00pm

Course Assessment: Post-course evaluation survey

Target Group: All practitioners whose services support LGBT people

Maximum No of Participants: 15

Aim: To increase practitioners’ awareness of the issues faced by the LGBT Community when accessing health and social care services, and how to support their needs. This training will also highlight best practice examples from across Scotland, using current resources and toolkits.

Learning Outcomes

  • To enable good practice and support for LGBT communities and their families
  • Increased confidence working with the LGBT community to support and promote their sexual health, emotional health and wellbeing
  • Increased knowledge of risk taking behaviour
  • Increased understanding of the barriers faced by the LGBT community accessing services and how their experiences of discrimination may result in the need for additional support
  • Highlight the effect that stigma can have on LGBT community looking to access health and social care services

Please note

  • This training will contain some sensitive material
  • If you or members of your household test positive for COVID-19 on LFD or PCR, please ensure you follow the Scottish Government’s  latest guidance around isolation