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Press releases and statements about HIV and related topics

 

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...
Police must remove and end use of database warning markers for HIV to stop HIV stigma, says National AIDS Trust
11/03/2021
Please consider raising this issue with your local MP here . Warning markers identifying a person as living with HIV...
National AIDS Trust stands with trans people against disappointing government response to Gender Recognition Act
22/09/2020
The Government's response to the Gender Recognition Act consultation has missed a vital opportunity to improve the lives of trans...
Statement: Government expected to move against trans rights
16/06/2020
Recent media reports suggest that the Government may be about to U-turn on its commitment to trans rights, ignoring the...
World AIDS Day 2019 video promotes HIV support and solidarity
27/11/2019
NAT (National AIDS Trust) has released a symbolic video with the help of community dance groups as part of its...
New online tool supports people living with HIV to tackle stigma
03/06/2019
NAT (National AIDS Trust) has partnered with digital social enterprise, Reason Digital , to create a ground-breaking online tool to...
Employers’ unlawful vetting of job applicant health conditions and disabilities persists, says NAT
08/04/2019
Today marks nine years since the Equality Act was passed, yet social care providers across London have been found to...
May, Corbyn, Sturgeon and Cable speak out for World AIDS Day
30/11/2018
The leaders of the main UK political parties have issued messages – mainly on video - of hope and solidarity...
Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP discloses HIV status in Parliament
29/11/2018
Today Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP has become the first MP to disclose thier HIV status the House. Deborah Gold, Chief Executive...
Sherrie Silver shows the world how to Rock the Ribbon
27/11/2018
London, 28 November, 2018: A stunning video narrated by Stephen Fry, showcasing the dance skills of the incredible choreographer who...
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...
Sir Elton John calls on digital giants for action on HIV in landmark lecture
08/06/2018
In today’s ‘Diana, Princess of Wales Lecture on HIV’, Sir Elton John called for renewed global action on HIV. This...
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...
NAT welcome statutory Relationships and Sex Education in Wales
22/05/2018
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive at NAT, said: “It’s fantastic news the Welsh Government is taking the step to put Relationships...
Grindr's HIV data sharing - NAT comment
04/04/2018
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of NAT, said: "We are concerned to learn that Grindr has shared sensitive personal data with...
NHS Digital defies Health Committee call to stop sharing patient data with immigration enforcement – NAT response
28/02/2018
NHS Digital has today defied the Health and Social Care Committee’s call to suspend its practice of providing patients' addresses...
Health Committee calls for NHS Digital to suspend immigration tracing and respect patient confidentiality - NAT comment
31/01/2018
The Chair of the Health Committee, Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, wrote today to the Chief Executive of NHS Digital calling...
Progress for pilots living with HIV – NAT welcome CAA decision
18/01/2018
The Civil Aviation Authority have announced changes to their hitherto outdated rules on HIV. They are issuing initial Class 1...
Government's call for views on relationships and sex education - NAT response
19/12/2017
The Department for Education have asked parents and young people for input as they gather views on what should be...
HIV fake news: NAT sets out to tackle misinformation
01/12/2017
A review of UK media coverage of HIV has revealed that myths and stigma, reminiscent of the ignorance of the...