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All-time high in drug-related deaths in England and Wales
15/08/2019
New data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) covering England and Wales shows that deaths from drug poisonings...
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NAT colaunches new HIV Commission to end HIV transmissions in England by 2030 with Government endorsement
22/07/2019
N ew independent HIV Commission to end HIV transmissions in England by 2030 launches with Government endorsement The HIV Commission...
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Patchy Prevention Green Paper: NAT response
22/07/2019
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), said: “We warmly welcome the green paper on prevention. With increasing...
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Drug-related deaths in Scotland highest on record
16/07/2019
New statistics published today by the Scottish Government on drug-related deaths (DRDs) in Scotland show that there were 27% more...
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NHS England recommends uncapped PrEP trial access
05/07/2019
NHS England have announced five steps towards better access to the HIV prevention drug PrEP, including recommending removing the capped...
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Councils in London accept 60% of additional PrEP places proposed for gay and bisexual men
12/04/2019
In response to the proposal that the number of places on the PrEP Impact Trial be doubled (a 100% increase),...
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Further delays in London to essential HIV prevention drug
01/04/2019
NHS England announced today that whilst a doubling of places on the PrEP Impact Trial (proposed on January 23) will...
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Councils in London may block additional PrEP places proposed for gay and bisexual men
28/02/2019
NHS England announced today that whilst the PrEP Impact trial will double the number of places on the trial in...
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NAT publish report on drug-related deaths which shows local authorities are struggling with public health cuts
05/02/2019
An investigation into whether local government is tackling all-time high rates of drug-related deaths has been published by NAT (National...
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Government commit to ending HIV transmission by 2030
30/01/2019
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, will today announce committment to reach zero HIV transmission in...
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HIV prevention gridlock as proposed extra NHS PrEP delayed
23/01/2019
A proposal to double the number of people able to access PrEP (a highly effective HIV prevention pill) through the...
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NHS hope to double capacity of PrEP trial after huge demand for HIV prevention drug
11/01/2019
NHS hope to double capacity of PrEP trial after huge demand for HIV prevention drug NHS England has announced funding...
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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...