After a lifetime of regular blood donation, Colin realised he hadn’t donated for a while and wanted to start again. He was living in Wollongong.
Committed to her community services work and maintaining family life, Dianne’s diagnosis came late in her journey.
When I rang my GP I knew something was wrong because I normally only got to talk to the person on the front desk.
This time, when I rang I was put straight through to the doctor…
In late 2012 I suddenly became ill with a fever and body rash. In the December a blood test confirmed I had HIV. This was a shock to me as being heterosexual and not engaging in the more “risky” activities…