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The NHS will now consider putting PrEP back into the NHS decision-making process following the threat of legal action from the National AIDS Trust (NAT)
19/04/2016
On 21 March, NHS England announced it was pulling the plug on its decision-making process on whether to make PrEP...
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Comment on new HIV statistics: The Government must invest in prevention.
18/11/2015
Deborah Gold, chief executive, National AIDS Trust, said: “Today’s announcement by Public Health England that 103,700 people are now living...
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UK fails to reduce numbers of HIV diagnoses - The NHS shouldn't withold PrEP any longer.
20/10/2015
There were 6,151 new HIV diagnoses in 2014, including the highest number on record among gay and bisexual men, (3,360)...
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HIV Organisations Call on Public to Sign Community Statement for PrEP.
04/08/2015
As evidence of the effectiveness of PrEP continues to emerge there is a growing international consensus on the importance of...
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Government reject Committee recommendations on PSHE.
16/07/2015
Today, the Government failed to accept any of the recommendations made by the Education Select Committee on how to improve...
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NAT comments on the release of the first HIV self-test.
27/04/2015
The UK's first HIV self-test goes on sale today, from BioSure. The test uses a small amount of blood from...
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NAT (National AIDS Trust) ‘deeply concerned’ about the impact of upheaval and delay in national HIV prevention spending.
12/03/2015
The Department of Health has announced its plans for investment in HIV prevention for 2015-16.
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How we are failing a generation of young gay men.
09/03/2015
New research has found three-quarters of young men who are sexually attracted to other men (young MSM) don’t receive any...
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HIV prevention – underfunded and deprioritised.
20/02/2015
Not enough money is being spent on HIV prevention to have any impact on the rate of new HIV infections,...
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Leaders’ responses to open letter show no cross-party consensus on LGBTI inclusive Sex and Relationships Education.
13/02/2015
#SameSexSRE There has been a mixed response to an open letter to the party leaders calling for: ‘All political parties...
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NAT welcomes Government commitment to maintain national HIV prevention funding
22/12/2014
The National AIDS Trust (NAT) has today welcomed commitment from the Minister for Public Health, Jane Ellison MP, to maintain...
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NAT opposes 50% cut to national HIV prevention funding for England.
15/12/2014
The Government has announced that there will be devastating cuts to funding for the national HIV prevention programme in England...
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British public still in the dark about HIV 30 years on.
01/12/2014
Less than half (45%) of the British public understand how HIV is and isn’t transmitted, new research reveals today[1]. NAT...
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IMPACT OF HIV ON UK GAY COMMUNITY CONTINUES UNABATED.
18/11/2014
Public Health England reports greatest number of new diagnoses in gay men The Report published today from Public Health England...
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OVER 26,000 PEOPLE WITH HIV IN THE UK ARE UNAWARE THEY HAVE IT.
18/11/2014
Public Health England increase estimates of the number of heterosexuals living with undiagnosed HIV in the UK. The Report published...
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HIV drug you take just before sex to prevent transmission - NAT comment.
29/10/2014
The French PrEP trial ANRS IPERGAY announced today that trial participants on the placebo arm of its study should be...
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NAT comments on PROUD study interim results on PrEP.
16/10/2014
Today, the PROUD study interim analysis finds pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly protective against HIV for gay men and other...
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PHE stats show an overall decrease in new HIV diagnoses – but not for gay men.
06/10/2014
Today (6 October) Public Health England (PHE) releases its 2013 HIV statistics, showing the number of people who are receiving...
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Call for same-sex SRE to be statutory in all English schools.
16/09/2014
A coalition of LGBTI (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex) organisations and campaigners have written an open letter to political leaders...
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30 years on and still more to do to educate gay men about HIV prevention.
23/04/2014
Thirty years after the discovery of virus, new research from NAT (National AIDS Trust) reveals that gay men are in...