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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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
Statement: National AIDS Trust's response to Department of Health and Social Care's new Office for Health Promotion announcement
29/03/2021
National AIDS Trust's response to Department of Health and Social Care's new Office for Health Promotion announcement Kat Smithson, Director...
National AIDS Trust response to new 2019 HIV data in the UK
03/11/2020
Today (3 November 2020) Public Health England released Trends in HIV testing, new diagnoses and people receiving HIV-related care in...
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 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...
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 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...
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...
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 –...
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...