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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...
PM and party leaders united against HIV stigma ahead of World AIDS Day
01/12/2017
PM and party leaders united against HIV stigma ahead of World AIDS Day Video messages from Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn,...
Jasper Conran designs World AIDS Day brooch
14/11/2017
Jasper Conran and NAT (National AIDS Trust) are releasing a commemorative brooch for the charity’s 30th anniversary ahead of World...
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...
NAT welcomes pivotal changes to blood donation rules
23/07/2017
NHS Blood and Transplant has today announced changes to the rules on blood donation in England. Amongst the new rules...
International Transgender Day of Visibility: trans people overlooked and misidentified in health data
31/03/2017
On International Transgender Day of Visibility, the National AIDS Trust is calling for policy change to improve HIV prevention, treatment...
The Hepatitis C Trust and NAT respond to police spit hoods debate
28/02/2017
The Hepatitis C Trust and NAT (National AIDS Trust) have expressed concern about recent press coverage around the use of...
Use of NHS patient information for Home Office immigration enforcement - NAT response
25/01/2017
Yusef Azad, Director of Strategy, said: “We strongly disagree with the decision by the NHS to hand over patient information...
Sammy Wilson MP's comment on HIV - National AIDS Trust response
01/12/2016
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive, NAT (National AIDS Trust), said: NAT are shocked and saddened that a straightforward letter to an...
Prime Minister and other party leaders take stand against HIV stigma with World AIDS Day speeches
30/11/2016
Video messages from the leaders of the Conservative Party, Labour, SNP and Liberal Democrats have been released online by NAT...
People with HIV demonised in the press
01/12/2015
Media coverage on people living with HIV is twice as likely to be negative (48%) than it is to be...
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...
HIV and the general election - what we should be talking about.
15/04/2015
The National AIDS Trust and HIV Scotland have joined together to identify the key priorities for the new Parliament which...
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...
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...
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...
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...
British African communities let down by the UK Government.
21/07/2014
NAT (National AIDS Trust) publishes today a review of how the HIV epidemic in the UK is affecting British African...
‘Confidentiality in the NHS: your information, your rights’ – a new guide for people living with HIV in England.
11/07/2014
Today NAT (National AIDS Trust) publishes a new guide for people in England living with HIV, explaining how the NHS...