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Statement: Exclusion of trans people from the conversion therapy ban
04/04/2022
We have signed a joint statement alongside over 100 LGBT+ and HIV organisations : The Government’s decision to exclude trans...
Statement: Armed Forces announce major changes to allow people living with HIV to serve in the military
01/12/2021
The Ministry of Defence has today announced that the Armed Forces have committed to ensuring that people living with HIV...
Statement: New HIV data shows significant inequalities exist in UK’s HIV response
01/12/2021
On World AIDS Day 2021, the UK Health Security Agency released data about HIV testing, new diagnoses and the quality...
Statement: response to Government HIV Action Plan: A step in the right direction, but more to do
01/12/2021
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive said: “We warmly welcome the publication today of the Government’s new HIV Action Plan , including...
Statement: National AIDS Trust response to NICE approving an injectable medication cabotegravir for people living with HIV in England
18/11/2021
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of National AIDS Trust, said: “Long-acting injectables have been proven to be a safe and effective...
Joint statement: We're calling for PrEP to be made more widely available
16/11/2021
Joint statement with Terrence Higgins Trust, Prepster and the National Pharmacy Association calls for Government to pilot PrEP in community...
Statement: National AIDS Trust, Terrence Higgins Trust and Elton John AIDS Foundation response to today’s Comprehensive Spending Review
27/10/2021
"The Government was silent today on funding for HIV and ominous on public health. "If it is serious about ‘combating...
Statement: National AIDS Trust response to needle stick injuries and misinformation on HIV
22/10/2021
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of National AIDS Trust, said: “The reports about needle drug spiking incidents in the UK are...
Statement: response to Scottish Medicines Consortium approving an injectable medication cabotegravir for people living with HIV in Scotland
12/10/2021
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of National AIDS Trust, said: “We are delighted to see the Scottish Medicines Consortium has laid...
Blood donation rules to be updated to remove discriminatory criteria
11/10/2021
Today the Department of Health and Social Care have confirmed that the question; ‘In the last three months, have you...
Statement: response to RuPaul’s Drag Race UK star Charity Kase discussing their HIV status
07/10/2021
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of National AIDS Trust, said: “I applaud Charity Kase’s decision to be open about HIV. Better...
Statement: National AIDS Trust, BHIVA, and THT community guidance on COVID third doses & boosters
24/09/2021
Recommendations from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) on COVID vaccine third doses and boosters: update 24 September...
Statement: response to Cambridge University and PHE research about ending HIV transmission in England by 2030  
24/09/2021
National AIDS Trust’s response to Cambridge University and Public Health England research about ending HIV transmission in England by 2030...
Statement: Joint response to recommendations from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) on a third COVID vaccine dose for people living with HIV
03/09/2021
Recommendations from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) on a third COVID vaccine dose: guidance for people living...
New polling shows HIV stigma still widespread
29/07/2021
FTCI NAT logos.PNG Media Folder blog-attachments Stigma, discrimination and lack of understanding about HIV persist 40 years after first reported...
Statement: We stand with the trans community
12/07/2021
As a coalition of HIV and sexual health charities, we want to underscore our absolute commitment to supporting the rights...
The Government and NHS are failing migrants in the UK, finds National AIDS Trust research
22/06/2021
The Government and NHS are failing migrants in the UK living with or at risk of HIV, new National AIDS...
Statement: blood donation rules still include exclusionary criteria
14/06/2021
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of National AIDS Trust, said: “We welcome the changes made today (Monday 14 June) meaning more...
Statement: National AIDS Trust’s response to changes to blood donations from 14 June
11/05/2021
Kat Smithson, Director of Policy at National AIDS Trust, said: “From 14 June more gay and bisexual men will be...
HIV charities write to MPs to oppose the Nordic model on sex work
15/04/2021
National AIDS Trust, Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) and The Love Tank are backing the wide sex-worker led opposition to efforts...