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Deborah Gold to step down as Chief Executive of National AIDS Trust
05/02/2024
Deborah Gold has today announced that she will be leaving National AIDS Trust this summer after nearly ten years as...
National AIDS Trust statement on Positive Voices survey of people living with HIV
12/01/2024
Today the UK Heath Security Agency (UKHSA) published the latest edition of Positive Voices . This is the UK’s largest...
Mayor signs up to new HIV Confident Charter to tackle stigma and discrimination in London and UK
01/12/2023
City Hall becomes a founding member of ‘HIV Confident’, a new HIV anti-stigma charter led by National AIDS Trust, aidsmap,...
Government commits to opt-out testing expansion
29/11/2023
OptOutExpansion Media Folder Media Root Ahead of World AIDS Day 2023, the Government has confirmed the expansion of routine opt-out...
World AIDS Day: “We can end inequalities by letting communities lead” says UNAIDS executive director
29/11/2023
Exemplifying the UNAIDS World AIDS Day theme of ‘Let Communities Lead’, National AIDS Trust and One Voice Network are proud...
MPs must act now to protect health data
17/11/2023
Everyone deserves power and control over their personal information. National AIDS Trust are calling on MPs to act now to...
Statement: The Government must expand opt-out testing without delay
09/11/2023
Today UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) and the University of Bristol published a report which has found that opt-out testing...
National AIDS Trust announce World AIDS DAY t-shirt collaboration with EVERPRESS and John Booth
01/11/2023
Everpress photoshoot Media Folder Media Root Ellie Harrison, Roberto Tovar, John Booth, Mercy Shibemba. Photo: Adiam Yemane Today National AIDS...
UK Government commits to equal fertility rights for people living with HIV
24/10/2023
One step closer Media Folder banner-images The Government committed today to changing fertility laws that discriminate against people living with...
Deborah Gold receives honorary doctorate from the University of Manchester
19/10/2023
Deborah Gold at the University of Manchester Media Folder blog-images National AIDS Trust’s Chief Executive Deborah Gold has been awarded...
Statement: New data highlights “profound inequalities” in fight against HIV
03/10/2023
New data from UKHSA shows an increase in HIV testing and PrEP access, and a fall in diagnoses, for white...
Statement: We believe claims that HIV transmission occurred through needle attacks to Iceland staff are inaccurate and have fueled HIV stigma.
20/09/2023
It was shocking to read about Iceland employees who have been attacked while doing their job, in a piece published...
Statement: Medication on time, every time: people shouldn't fear going into hospital
18/09/2023
Diabetes UK, Epilepsy Action, National Aids Trust, Parkinson's UK, Rethink Mental Illness and The Richmond Group of Charities with the...
Announcing World AIDS Day 2023
14/09/2023
RockTheRibbon_Banner Media Folder banner-images National AIDS Trust is calling on you to #RockTheRibbon for people living with HIV this World...
HIV organisations unite to #FightHIVStigma
30/06/2023
Community organisations from across the city are uniting in the fight against HIV stigma for the Pride in London parade...
Opt-out HIV and hepatitis testing sees almost 2,000 new diagnoses in first year – it must be expanded, says leading charities
07/06/2023
Today NHS England released the results from the first year of opt-out HIV and hepatitis testing in hospitals in areas...
Statement: HIV Action Plan Annual Report
07/06/2023
On June 7th, the Department of Health and Social Care release the Annual Report on the HIV Action Plan for...
Thousands call on Government to expand opt-out testing for HIV and Hepatitis
10/03/2023
Leading charities have delivered an open letter to Public Health Minister Neil O’Brien and NHS England Chief Executive Amanda Pritchard,...
Next First Minister of Scotland must act with urgency in ensuring Scotland remains a world leader on HIV
09/03/2023
Leading HIV and sexual health charities in Scotland are calling on the next Leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP)...
Guidance on how to handle blood products in the workplace needs updating
21/02/2023
The current guidance on handling blood products in the workplace needs to be updated to prevent discrimination against people living...