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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: National AIDS Trust response to needle stick injuries and misinformation on HIV
22/10/2021
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of National AIDS Trust, said: “The reports about needle drug spiking incidents in the UK are...
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...
Statement: National AIDS Trust response to Public Health England’s National HIV self-sampling service report.
20/11/2020
National AIDS Trust response to Public Health England’s National HIV self-sampling service report . Danny Beales, Head of Policy and...
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...
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...
Crisis in sexual health services can be ignored no longer say NAT
16/05/2018
A Royal College of Nursing survey has shown that sexual health services are understaffed and turning patients away from testing...
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...
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...
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...
PrEP contributes to 40% drop in HIV diagnoses at UK’s busiest sexual health clinic
23/12/2016
Yesterday, the 56 Dean Street clinic in Soho, London, announced a 40% drop in HIV diagnoses in 2016. This was...
NAT welcome new HIV prevention drug funding after court win
04/12/2016
NHS England has announced funding for a major new clinical trial using PrEP as a means of preventing new HIV...
National AIDS Trust sets out vision for HIV in the Future NHS
01/12/2016
On World AIDS Day (1 December) the National AIDS Trust (NAT) is releasing a call-to-action on how the needs of...
HIV diagnosis rates continue at unacceptably high levels says NAT (National AIDS Trust)
04/10/2016
Today Public Health England has released new data on diagnoses of HIV in 2015. The data shows that rates of...
National AIDS Trust responds to increased STI rates amongst gay and bisexual men
05/07/2016
Public Health England has today published statistics on the rates of sexually transmitted infections (STI) in England.
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...
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)...
HIV guidance to address knowledge gap in care sector.
30/07/2015
NAT (National AIDS Trust) has developed new guidance for care workers on how to support older people living with HIV...
Results of study ‘should dramatically change the approach to treatment for people living with HIV in the UK’, says NAT.
28/05/2015
Early results from the START study (Strategic Timing of AntiRetroviral Treatment) released last night show that there are significant health...
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...