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Highest ever drug misuse deaths

1st November 2016

Following the news that Glasgow will open the first safe injecting rooms in the UK, Daniel Vincent asks if we’re...

Now I have your attention…let’s talk about stigma

12th August 2016

“It is time for us to step up and acknowledge that stigma and discrimination still act as the greatest barrier...

Why Doesn’t NHS England Want to Be Responsible for Preventing HIV?

2nd August 2016

In March 2015, Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, announced the first national diabetes prevention programme. Reflecting on the...

National HIV prevention - grateful for small mercies?

22nd July 2016

Some readers will recall the campaign NAT led at the end of 2014 to prevent national HIV prevention spending being...

Why is tackling stigma so difficult?

4th July 2016

For many in HIV advocacy addressing stigma is the Holy Grail.

PrEP: Further delay, further HIV transmissions

10th June 2016

NAT responds to the Government announcement of a NICE Evidence review on PrEP

NAT Success: Shining a light on drug related deaths

19th May 2016

In 2014 3,346 people across England and Wales died because they had a drug overdose. This is the highest number...

LGBT young people are saying #WeExist in sex education

21st April 2016

In early 2015 we wrote to David Cameron ahead of the General Election to ask his party to support statutory...

What does the PrEP decision mean for heterosexuals?

1st April 2016

In March, NHS England announced it was pulling the plug on an 18 month process to decide whether or not...

PrEP - What went wrong? What should happen?

22nd March 2016

Rarely has a u-turn, rarely has a breach of trust, been so misleadingly announced. Reading NHS England’s press release, ‘Update...