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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...
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Charity steps in to fill ‘staggering’ gaps in HIV education
30/11/2018
10 young people [i] are diagnosed with HIV every week yet young people’s knowledge about HIV remains poor. In a...
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May, Corbyn, Sturgeon and Cable speak out for World AIDS Day
30/11/2018
The leaders of the main UK political parties have issued messages – mainly on video - of hope and solidarity...
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Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP discloses HIV status in Parliament
29/11/2018
Today Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP has become the first MP to disclose thier HIV status the House. Deborah Gold, Chief Executive...
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New HIV data shows UK is a global leader in response to the epidemic
29/11/2018
New data released today by Public Health England (PHE) shows astonishing progress towards the UN’s targets for combatting and containing...
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Sherrie Silver shows the world how to Rock the Ribbon
27/11/2018
London, 28 November, 2018: A stunning video narrated by Stephen Fry, showcasing the dance skills of the incredible choreographer who...
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Italian authorities spread "dangerous nonsense" on HIV to justify ordering seizure of migrant rescue ship
20/11/2018
Italian authorities have issued an order for the seizure of the rescue ship Aquarius, saying discarded clothes could be "contaminated"...
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PEP prescribed outside of clinical guidlelines perpetuates HIV myths, says NAT
09/11/2018
A new study from Germany has shown that over 10% of people given PEP (post-exposure prophylaxsis, a course of pills...
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NAT calls for restoration of public health funding if Government is to realise its ambitions for prevention
05/11/2018
The government has set out its strategy for prioritising prevention in the health system today. Kat Smithson, Director of Policy...
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Budget 2018 - NAT Comment
29/10/2018
Today’s Budget 2018 announcement has included extra spending on health and social care but there has been no funding announced...