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PrEP drug patent overturned in UK - NAT respond
18th September 2018
The High Court has today overturned Gilead's patent extension on Truvada, the HIV drug also used in PrEP. Deborah Gold,...
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NAT response to new falls in HIV diagnoses
4th September 2018
New data from PHE England released today shows falls in HIV diagnoses in 2017. Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of NAT...
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UK HIV drugs bill may reduce following court ruling - implications for PrEP
25th July 2018
A ruling today from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) suggests that Gilead’s patent for Truvada (the drug used to...
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NHS England and local authorities must ensure routine availability of PrEP for HIV prevention by 1 April 2019, says coalition of charities
17th July 2018
• 32 organisations demand HIV prevention drug PrEP to be routinely available on the NHS by 1 April 2019 •...
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Brian Paddick talks about his PrEP use - NAT comment
3rd July 2018
Lord Paddick has today spoken of his use of the HIV prevention drug PrEP in a personal story shared on...
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HIV Prevention Pilot brings new hope for PrEP in Northern Ireland
26th June 2018
The Northern Ireland Department of Health has announced a new £450K HIV Prevention Pilot to be funded through the Health...
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NHS England considers expanding PrEP trial - NAT comment
15th June 2018
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust) said: “This proposed trial expansion , from 10,000 to 13,000 participants,...
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Sir Elton John calls on digital giants for action on HIV in landmark lecture
8th June 2018
In today’s ‘Diana, Princess of Wales Lecture on HIV’, Sir Elton John called for renewed global action on HIV. This...
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Gonorrhoea and syphilis diagnoses rise as PHE figures confirm sexual health crisis ​ 
5th June 2018
Public Health England data published today on sexually transmitted infections in England make clear we are failing to address the...
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Sir Elton John to deliver landmark lecture on HIV in remembrance of Princess Diana
31st May 2018
The Diana, Princess of Wales Lecture on HIV will be delivered by Sir Elton John in front of an invited...
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HIV discrimination removed from new insurance policy guidance
22nd May 2018
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) Guide to Minimum Standards for Critical Illness Cover (CIC), published today, has removed discriminatory...
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NAT welcome statutory Relationships and Sex Education in Wales
22nd May 2018
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive at NAT, said: “It’s fantastic news the Welsh Government is taking the step to put Relationships...
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Crisis in sexual health services can be ignored no longer say NAT
16th May 2018
A Royal College of Nursing survey has shown that sexual health services are understaffed and turning patients away from testing...
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NHS Digital to end data sharing with the Home Office on immigration offences
9th May 2018
NHS Digital to end data sharing with the Home Office on immigration offences Government agrees to implement the principle of...
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Daryll Rowe case heard in Scotland
4th May 2018
Kat Smithson, Director of Policy and Campaigns at NAT (National AIDS Trust) said: “The Rowe case is the first of...
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Sexual and Reproductive Health sector join forces in call to strengthen public health regulations
19th April 2018
An open letter has been sent to Secretary of State Jeremy Hunt today, calling for enhancements to be made to...
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Sentencing of Daryll Rowe today for intentional HIV transmission - NAT comment
18th April 2018
Daryl Rowe is to be sentenced today for the intentional transmission of HIV to five men and for attempting to...
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MPs repeat demand for an end to NHS Digital sharing patient data - Doctors of the World and NAT joint statement
15th April 2018
The House of Commons Health & Social Care Committee has, for a second time, called on NHS Digital to immediately...
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Grindr's HIV data sharing - NAT comment
4th April 2018
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of NAT, said: "We are concerned to learn that Grindr has shared sensitive personal data with...
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NHS Digital defies Health Committee call to stop sharing patient data with immigration enforcement – NAT response
28th February 2018
NHS Digital has today defied the Health and Social Care Committee’s call to suspend its practice of providing patients' addresses...