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NHS England once again denies the public PrEP
31st May 2016
NHS England has confirmed its decision to remove PrEP from the official NHS commissioning process, leaving this potentially life changing...
The NHS will now consider putting PrEP back into the NHS decision-making process following the threat of legal action from the National AIDS Trust (NAT)
19th April 2016
On 21 March, NHS England announced it was pulling the plug on its decision-making process on whether to make PrEP...
National AIDS Trust appoints Public Health England’s Jane Anderson CBE as new Chair of Trustees
20th January 2016
The National AIDS Trust (NAT) has appointed Professor Jane Anderson CBE as its new Chair of the Board of Trustees,...
People with HIV demonised in the press
1st December 2015
Media coverage on people living with HIV is twice as likely to be negative (48%) than it is to be...
Kissing Doesn’t Spread HIV. Ignorance Does
25th November 2015
This World AIDS Day (1 Dec) the National AIDS Trust, Attitude Magazine and LGBT club night, Sink The Pink will...
Comment on new HIV statistics: The Government must invest in prevention.
18th November 2015
Deborah Gold, chief executive, National AIDS Trust, said: “Today’s announcement by Public Health England that 103,700 people are now living...
UK fails to reduce numbers of HIV diagnoses - The NHS shouldn't withold PrEP any longer.
20th October 2015
There were 6,151 new HIV diagnoses in 2014, including the highest number on record among gay and bisexual men, (3,360)...
HIV Organisations Call on Public to Sign Community Statement for PrEP.
4th August 2015
As evidence of the effectiveness of PrEP continues to emerge there is a growing international consensus on the importance of...
HIV guidance to address knowledge gap in care sector.
30th July 2015
NAT (National AIDS Trust) has developed new guidance for care workers on how to support older people living with HIV...
Government reject Committee recommendations on PSHE.
16th July 2015
Today, the Government failed to accept any of the recommendations made by the Education Select Committee on how to improve...
Results of study ‘should dramatically change the approach to treatment for people living with HIV in the UK’, says NAT.
28th May 2015
Early results from the START study (Strategic Timing of AntiRetroviral Treatment) released last night show that there are significant health...
NAT comments on the release of the first HIV self-test.
27th April 2015
The UK's first HIV self-test goes on sale today, from BioSure. The test uses a small amount of blood from...
HIV and the general election - what we should be talking about.
15th April 2015
The National AIDS Trust and HIV Scotland have joined together to identify the key priorities for the new Parliament which...
Guide to disability benefit claims for people living with HIV
30th March 2015
NAT (National AIDS Trust) has developed guidance for people living with HIV on how to provide relevant evidence for new...
NAT (National AIDS Trust) ‘deeply concerned’ about the impact of upheaval and delay in national HIV prevention spending.
12th March 2015
The Department of Health has announced its plans for investment in HIV prevention for 2015-16.
How we are failing a generation of young gay men.
9th March 2015
New research has found three-quarters of young men who are sexually attracted to other men (young MSM) don’t receive any...
HIV prevention – underfunded and deprioritised.
20th February 2015
Not enough money is being spent on HIV prevention to have any impact on the rate of new HIV infections,...
Leaders’ responses to open letter show no cross-party consensus on LGBTI inclusive Sex and Relationships Education.
13th February 2015
#SameSexSRE There has been a mixed response to an open letter to the party leaders calling for: ‘All political parties...
NAT welcomes Government commitment to maintain national HIV prevention funding
22nd December 2014
The National AIDS Trust (NAT) has today welcomed commitment from the Minister for Public Health, Jane Ellison MP, to maintain...
NAT opposes 50% cut to national HIV prevention funding for England.
15th December 2014
The Government has announced that there will be devastating cuts to funding for the national HIV prevention programme in England...