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NAT welcomes second year Harrington review of Work Capability Assessment
24th November 2011
NAT today welcomes the release of the findings of Professor Malcolm Harrington’s second year independent review of the Work Capability...
NAT comments on draft assessment for Personal Independence Payments
15th November 2011
NAT welcomes the second draft of the assessment criteria for the new disability benefit, Personal Independence Payment (PIP). The new...
NAT criticises recent reporting of HIV risk associated with fish pedicures
18th October 2011
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), comments: ‘We are shocked and disappointed to see today’s press reports...
Celebs join NAT to 'Bake Aware' for National Baking Week!
17th October 2011
Throughout the year NAT asks people to ‘ Act Aware ’ – to be aware of the facts about HIV...
New website unveiled by NAT
6th October 2011
A new website to ensure members of the public have access to accurate and up to date information about HIV...
NAT Welcomes Time to Test for HIV
20th September 2011
NAT has welcomed the Health Protection Agency’s final report published today on expanding HIV testing in England. The report confirms...
HIV charities welcome the lifting of lifetime ban on gay men donating blood
8th September 2011
The Government announced today that the rules on gay men* donating blood will change from a lifetime ban to a...
Fluctuating symptoms of HIV Report
6th September 2011
NAT has launched a new report, ‘Fluctuating symptoms of HIV’, which looks at the symptoms experienced by people living with...
NAT respond to new HIV statistics from HPA
1st September 2011
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), comments: ‘The figures show a worrying increase in diagnoses of heterosexuals...
NAT welcomes recommendations within House of Lords' report on HIV
1st September 2011
30 years after the first known case of HIV, the House of Lords' report ‘No vaccine, no cure: HIV and...
NAT condemns conviction for herpes transmission
17th August 2011
News of the imprisonment of David Golding for 14 months for transmission of herpes only underlines the folly of using...
NAT launches new report on RITA testing and criminal prosecution
4th August 2011
NAT has launched a report looking at the validity and meaning of RITA tests (Recent Infection Testing Algorithm) in the...
Healthcare professionals place high value on social care for people living with HIV... and express concern for the future
25th July 2011
NAT has launched a report, ‘ The impact of social care support for people living with HIV: the results of...
60% of gay men incorrectly believe there are no symptoms of early HIV infection
20th July 2011
NAT, in partnership with Gaydar, has today launched a research report ‘ Primary HIV Infection: knowledge amongst gay men ’...
A revolution in HIV prevention? – NAT launches report on HIV 'treatment as prevention'
28th June 2011
Following an expert seminar in November 2010, NAT has launched a report on HIV ‘treatment as prevention’ and what this...
NAT publishes vital guidance on tackling high rates of HIV and hepatitis in prisons
20th June 2011
NAT has today published their new framework for tackling blood-borne viruses, including HIV, in prisons. The report ‘Tackling Blood Borne...
NAT responds to comments by Philip Davies MP on disabled jobseekers
17th June 2011
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), comments: ‘The suggestion by Tory MP Philip Davies that disabled jobseekers...
30 years on and the British public still don't understand the basics of HIV
3rd June 2011
More people are living with HIV in the UK than ever before The UK has no national strategy on HIV...
NAT comments on World AIDS Vaccine Day
18th May 2011
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), comments: ‘An estimated 33 million people are living with HIV globally...
NAT launches new Champions scheme at 'Spring Awakening' fundraiser
13th May 2011
On Wednesday evening NAT held their annual fundraising event ‘Spring Awakening’ at The Sackler Hall, Museum of London. The event,...