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All-time high in drug-related deaths in England and Wales
15/08/2019
New data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) covering England and Wales shows that deaths from drug poisonings...
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NAT colaunches new HIV Commission to end HIV transmissions in England by 2030 with Government endorsement
22/07/2019
N ew independent HIV Commission to end HIV transmissions in England by 2030 launches with Government endorsement The HIV Commission...
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Patchy Prevention Green Paper: NAT response
22/07/2019
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), said: “We warmly welcome the green paper on prevention. With increasing...
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Drug-related deaths in Scotland highest on record
16/07/2019
New statistics published today by the Scottish Government on drug-related deaths (DRDs) in Scotland show that there were 27% more...
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NHS England recommends uncapped PrEP trial access
05/07/2019
NHS England have announced five steps towards better access to the HIV prevention drug PrEP, including recommending removing the capped...
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Government confirms sexual and reproductive health will remain with local authorities
07/06/2019
The Government has concluded a review of commissioning arrangements for certain public health functions, including sexual and reproductive health, that...
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Increases in STI diagnoses show more funding for sexual health services urgently needed
04/06/2019
New STI data for England in 2018 show a 5% increase in STI diagnoses since 2017, with an especially worrying...
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New online tool supports people living with HIV to tackle stigma
03/06/2019
NAT (National AIDS Trust) has partnered with digital social enterprise, Reason Digital , to create a ground-breaking online tool to...
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Strategy and funding overhaul needed for sexual health system at tipping point
02/06/2019
NAT (National AIDS Trust) welcomes the Health and Social Care Select Committee report on sexual health. The report highlights the...
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Councils in London accept 60% of additional PrEP places proposed for gay and bisexual men
12/04/2019
In response to the proposal that the number of places on the PrEP Impact Trial be doubled (a 100% increase),...
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Employers’ unlawful vetting of job applicant health conditions and disabilities persists, says NAT
08/04/2019
Today marks nine years since the Equality Act was passed, yet social care providers across London have been found to...
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Inquest rules Annabella Landsberg died due to failings by prison staff – NAT comment
05/04/2019
An inquiry has found that the death of Annabella Lansdberg, a prison inmate who had diabetes and HIV, was caused...
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Further delays in London to essential HIV prevention drug
01/04/2019
NHS England announced today that whilst a doubling of places on the PrEP Impact Trial (proposed on January 23) will...
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HIV and immigration detention staff must jointly ensure good care in immigration removal centres
22/03/2019
NAT and HIV clinicians at BHIVA have produced new guidance (last published in 2009) that supports staff in Immigration Removal...
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First long-acting HIV treatment injections pass trial
08/03/2019
Injections, that could one day be an alternative to daily pills for people living with HIV, have been shown to...
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Councils in London may block additional PrEP places proposed for gay and bisexual men
28/02/2019
NHS England announced today that whilst the PrEP Impact trial will double the number of places on the trial in...
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NAT publish report on drug-related deaths which shows local authorities are struggling with public health cuts
05/02/2019
An investigation into whether local government is tackling all-time high rates of drug-related deaths has been published by NAT (National...
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Government commit to ending HIV transmission by 2030
30/01/2019
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, will today announce committment to reach zero HIV transmission in...
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HIV prevention gridlock as proposed extra NHS PrEP delayed
23/01/2019
A proposal to double the number of people able to access PrEP (a highly effective HIV prevention pill) through the...
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NHS hope to double capacity of PrEP trial after huge demand for HIV prevention drug
11/01/2019
NHS hope to double capacity of PrEP trial after huge demand for HIV prevention drug NHS England has announced funding...