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NAT Topic - Money, poverty and support

Money, poverty and support

The issue: 

The majority of people living with HIV are well enough to work, but many are held back by stigma and discrimination in the job market. The minority who are unable to work or have extra costs associated with their disability may need benefits, but obtaining benefits is complicated and can be intimidating. 

What we do: 

NAT researches the impact of policy change on benefits and employment and responds fast to Government proposals that will affect people living with HIV. We also offer guidance and information for people working in the benefits system, people living with HIV and their advocates to ensure that people can access support they need and are entitled to. 

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PRESS RELEASES

An investigation into whether local government is tackling all-time high rates of drug-related deaths has...
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PUBLICATIONS

Drug-related deaths in England: local authorities and how they are responding

REAL STORIES

"They saw the medication and started to make assumptions." I am an African woman in...
"Being able to disclose at work has made a huge difference." I have been very...
"I'd be quite uncomfortable telling people at work." They don't know my status at work...

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