Press releases

Press releases and statements about HIV and related topics

 

Statement: We want access for all who need PrEP - Equitable access to PrEP Now
14/10/2020
National AIDS Trust, Terrence Higgins Trust, PrEPster and 47 other HIV, health and equality organisations are today jointly calling for...
National AIDS Trust response to 'COVID-19 and HIV' report from All-Party Parliamentary Group on HIV and AIDS 
05/10/2020
National AIDS Trust response to 'COVID-19 and HIV' report from All-Party Parliamentary Group on HIV and AIDS The APPG on...
National AIDS Trust responds to PrEP grant news
28/09/2020
Local authorities given vital funding information to progress uncapped PrEP roll-out from October The Government has published details of the...
National AIDS Trust stands with trans people against disappointing government response to Gender Recognition Act
22/09/2020
The Government's response to the Gender Recognition Act consultation has missed a vital opportunity to improve the lives of trans...
Statement: Joint response to the announcement of the National Institute for Health Protection and the future of public health
18/08/2020
National AIDS Trust (NAT), Terrence Higgins Trust, British HIV Association (BHIVA), British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH), the...
Sir Antony Gormley and Sandy Nairne CBE judging National AIDS Trust’s artwork competition raising HIV awareness
31/07/2020
Aspiring artists and designers are invited to enter HIV charity National AIDS Trust’s inaugural Be Red Ribbon Inspired artwork competition...
Statement: International AIDS Conference 2020 – possible HIV cure
07/07/2020
Today researchers from the Federal University of São Paulo and others presented evidence at the International AIDS Conference 2020 of...
Statement: government intend to cut PrEP funding by a third in England
03/07/2020
Budget cut for HIV prevention pill before roll out even begins in England – response from Terrence Higgins Trust, NAT...
Statement: Government expected to move against trans rights
16/06/2020
Recent media reports suggest that the Government may be about to U-turn on its commitment to trans rights, ignoring the...
Statement: Police Scotland to stop recording HIV status in database
12/06/2020
Following the announcement today from Police Scotland, spearheaded by HIV Scotland , we want to highlight that markers are still...
Statement in response to Department of Health and Social Care fully-funding roll-out of PrEP
15/03/2020
Funding for routine commissioning a milestone moment in the battle for PrEP The Department of Health and Social Care has...
Statement: Our response to the APPG on HIV & AIDS report - The Missing Link: HIV and Mental Health
04/03/2020
According to a report launched today by a cross-party group of parliamentarians on HIV and AIDS, failure to address the...
Statement on the Review of Drugs: Government must wake up and adapt their strategy
28/02/2020
NAT (National AIDS Trust) welcomes Dame Carol Black’s Review of Drugs. The report highlights that the Government’s current drug strategy...
NAT statement supporting the Local Government Authorities' call for fully funded PrEP
12/02/2020
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive at NAT (National AIDS Trust), said: "The Government’s continued silence on both the future of PrEP...
Public Health England's new HIV data shows exceptional progress with need for more work
16/01/2020
Public Health England (PHE) has today released its latest report on HIV showing that the UK continues to make exceptional...
World AIDS Day 2019 video promotes HIV support and solidarity
27/11/2019
NAT (National AIDS Trust) has released a symbolic video with the help of community dance groups as part of its...
Gareth Thomas announced as HIV Commissioner to play key role in ending HIV transmissions within next decade
08/11/2019
Today (8 November 2019) former Wales rugby captain Gareth Thomas – who revealed he’s living with HIV in September –...
NAT statement on Public Health England, Sophia Forum and Terrence Higgins Trust’s new joint report HIV: women in the UK
02/11/2019
Kat Smithson, Director of Policy at NAT (National AIDS Trust), said: “This report provides essential insight into the needs of...
New guidance for social care services for supporting people living with HIV in Scotland
01/11/2019
New guidelines on how social care services and care homes can best support people living with HIV in Scotland will...
Major overhaul of drugs policy needed to address a UK public health emergency
23/10/2019
NAT (National AIDS Trust) emphatically welcomes the Health and Social Care Select Committee report on drugs policy. The report highlights...