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World AIDS Day: exploring new HIV data and the Governments HIV Action Plan

01/12/2021


By Hannah Ward

This year marks 40 years since the start of the HIV epidemic in the...

Trans Awareness Week: celebrating the role of trans people in the fight against HIV

19/11/2021


By Michelle Ross

In the 1980s, there was a lot of misleading information around people living with HIV. Lots of...

Long-acting injectable treatment - what does this mean for people living with HIV?

18/11/2021


NICE decision on cabotegravir with rilpivirine (Long-Acting Injectables) – community guidance from UK-CAB (UK Community Advisory Board)...

Why we need to improve mental services for people living with HIV

21/10/2021


by Dr Alexander Margetts

Not everyone who’s living with HIV needs mental health support. Indeed, many people manage the...

HIV and mental health: why we must improve mental health services

10/10/2021


By Calum Douglas

Today is World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme - 'Mental Health in...

Black History Month and HIV

08/10/2021


By Rebecca Mbewe

October marks Black History Month in the UK - that time of the year when...

Why we must normalise HIV testing for all

13/08/2021


By Dr Tristan Barber

For many years now we’ve had the suggestion indicator conditions are a good way to identify...

The Home Office is failing people living with HIV in Immigration Removal Centre

04/08/2021


By Tamara Manuel

People held in immigration detention in the UK are entitled to the same level of healthcare...

It’s time to paint a fuller picture on HIV in 2021

30/07/2021


By Kat Smithson

Forty years after the first cases of HIV-related illnesses and deaths, knowledge and understanding...

Drugs: how much longer can the Government ignore the evidence?

14/07/2021


By Calum Douglas

Last year we welcomed the publication of the first report of Dame Carole Black’s...