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Campaign to end impact of HIV in the next 30 years launches today in parliament
11th September 2017
NAT (National AIDS Trust) is launching the Let's End It campaign today at an event in the House of Lords...
PHE action plan on sexual health, reproductive health and HIV services 'must be backed up by funding' says NAT
1st September 2017
Public Health England today published findings from a survey of commissioners across the NHS and local authorities showing significant issues...
English Harm Reduction Group Response to the 2017 Drug Strategy
13th August 2017
The Government has now published the 2017 Drug Strategy i . We express great concern at the lack of focus...
HIV prevention drug PrEP available on the NHS from September
3rd August 2017
NHS England has announced that from September pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) will be available through the NHS as part of a...
NAT supports LGA calls for the Government to reverse cuts to public health
3rd August 2017
The Local Government Association (LGA) today warned that sexual health services are at 'tipping point' as significant increases in demand...
People with HIV still struggling to access insurance
25th July 2017
People living with HIV continue to face barriers to accessing insurance, despite improvements in availability over the past decade, according...
NAT welcomes pivotal changes to blood donation rules
23rd July 2017
NHS Blood and Transplant has today announced changes to the rules on blood donation in England. Amongst the new rules...
Personal Independence Payment not meeting support needs of people living with HIV
21st July 2017
People living with HIV are not getting the support they need from Personal Independence Payment (PIP), according to new research...
Exposed: HIV prevention funding cut by a third in areas with crucial need
27th June 2017
Data published today by NAT (National AIDS Trust), shows a significant decrease in spending on HIV prevention across the UK...
Wales latest nation to announce commissioning PrEP
28th April 2017
The Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has announced a study to provide PrEP, the HIV prevention drug, to all those who...
NAT responds to King’s Fund report on the future of HIV services in England
25th April 2017
The King’s Fund have today released a new research report, The Future of HIV services in England: Working in partnership,...
Scotland first in UK to approve anti-HIV drug
10th April 2017
JOINT PRESS RELEASE Scotland first in UK to approve anti-HIV drug Today (Monday 10th April) Scotland becomes the first of...
International Transgender Day of Visibility: trans people overlooked and misidentified in health data
31st March 2017
On International Transgender Day of Visibility, the National AIDS Trust is calling for policy change to improve HIV prevention, treatment...
National AIDS Trust responds the publication of the second independent review of PIP
30th March 2017
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has today published the second of two planned independent reviews of the implementation...
Exposed: Huge national cuts to HIV support services
21st March 2017
New Freedom of Information requests have exposed an alarming trend for cutting or completely decommissioning HIV support services across England...
NAT welcomes Statutory Sex and Relationships Education, but says it must not leave LGBT young people behind
1st March 2017
The Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening MP, has announced the Government’s intention to make Sex and Relationships Education...
The Hepatitis C Trust and NAT respond to police spit hoods debate
28th February 2017
The Hepatitis C Trust and NAT (National AIDS Trust) have expressed concern about recent press coverage around the use of...
Police officers are advised wrongly on HIV risk
7th February 2017
The Police Federation has today launched Protect the Protectors , a campaign highlighting the issue of assault on police officers...
Use of NHS patient information for Home Office immigration enforcement - NAT response
25th January 2017
Yusef Azad, Director of Strategy, said: “We strongly disagree with the decision by the NHS to hand over patient information...
PrEP contributes to 40% drop in HIV diagnoses at UK’s busiest sexual health clinic
23rd December 2016
Yesterday, the 56 Dean Street clinic in Soho, London, announced a 40% drop in HIV diagnoses in 2016. This was...