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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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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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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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On the first year anniversary of the opening of the Impact trial, we need to end NHS rationing of PrEP
12/10/2018
Saturday October 13 is one year since the first clinic opened in the PrEP Impact trial (13 October 2017), a...
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NAT respond to BHIVA and BASHH survey on sexual health
29/09/2018
Today the British HIV Association (BHIVA) and British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) released data from surveys showing...
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PrEP drug patent overturned in UK - NAT respond
18/09/2018
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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UK HIV drugs bill may reduce following court ruling - implications for PrEP
25/07/2018
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
17/07/2018
• 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
03/07/2018
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
26/06/2018
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
15/06/2018
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 to deliver landmark lecture on HIV in remembrance of Princess Diana
31/05/2018
The Diana, Princess of Wales Lecture on HIV will be delivered by Sir Elton John in front of an invited...
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56 Dean St to offer generic PrEP outside NHS trial
10/02/2018
56 Dean Street, Europe’s largest sexual health clinic, is to introduce a new private prescription service for the HIV prevention...
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London joins global HIV initiative - NAT comment
10/01/2018
Today the Mayor of London, London Councils, Public Health England and NHS England signed a historic pledge to join the...
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The UK is moving towards elimination of HIV transmission
15/11/2017
NAM, NAT, BHIVA and BASHH welcome new data from Public Health England that gives hope that HIV can be conquered...
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HIV rates plummet in new data but not good news for everyone says NAT
03/10/2017
Data released from PHE today shows that HIV diagnoses amongst men who have sex with men (MSM) have fallen by...
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Campaign to end impact of HIV in the next 30 years launches today in parliament
11/09/2017
NAT (National AIDS Trust) is launching the Let's End It campaign today at an event in the House of Lords...
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English Harm Reduction Group Response to the 2017 Drug Strategy
13/08/2017
The Government has now published the 2017 Drug Strategy i . We express great concern at the lack of focus...
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HIV prevention drug PrEP available on the NHS from September
03/08/2017
NHS England has announced that from September pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) will be available through the NHS as part of a...