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National AIDS Trust comments on the Law Commission's Hate Crime Review
28/05/2014
Yusef Azad, Director of Policy and Campaigns, NAT (National AIDS Trust) said: "Hate crime is an issue for people with...
30 years on yet public knowledge of HIV stuck in the past.
23/04/2014
Thirty years after the discovery of the virus, new research from NAT (National AIDS Trust) reveals that the public are...
SRE Supplementary Advice published: NAT comments.
28/02/2014
Deborah Jack, chief executive, NAT (National AIDS Trust) response to the publishing of supplementary advice for schools on SRE for...
MPs urged to reject amendment to refuse visas to people living with HIV.
30/01/2014
NAT (National AIDS Trust) has called on MPs to reject an amendment to the Immigration Bill which would stop people...
More to do on NHS confidentiality for people with HIV.
22/01/2014
The NHS needs to do more to tackle HIV-related stigma, lack of patient knowledge on the use of their personal...
Public demand reversal of BBC red ribbons ban.
20/12/2013
NAT (National AIDS Trust) has written to Lord Tony Hall, Director General of the BBC, asking him to reverse the...
FACT UP ABOUT HIV THIS WORLD AIDS DAY.
15/11/2013
This World AIDS Day (1 Dec), NAT (National AIDS Trust) is calling on the nation to #FactUp about the modern...
NAT comments - lifetime ban on gay men donating blood in Northern Ireland is 'irrational'.
15/10/2013
NAT welcomes Friday's ruling in the High Court of Belfast that the lifetime ban on gay men donating blood in...
NAT response to the Government's final national curriculum framework
12/09/2013
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive, NAT (National AIDS Trust) said: "NAT (National AIDS Trust) is deeply disappointed that the Government have...
NAT statement on modernising HIV rules.
15/08/2013
NAT (National AIDS Trust) welcomes these changes to the guidance on HIV positive healthcare workers undertaking exposure-prone procedures as we...
National AIDS Trust calls on police to update their guidance on HIV.
18/07/2013
NAT (National AIDS Trust) is calling on all UK police forces to ensure their guidance and policies on HIV are...
International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia - NAT comment
17/05/2013
Friday is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. To mark the day NAT is repeating its call to legalise gay...
Government’s review of Personal, Social, Health and Economic education in England - NAT comment.
21/03/2013
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust) said of the Government’s review of Personal, Social, Health and Economic...
Public confused about how you get HIV.
14/01/2013
Nearly half (46%) of the general public wrongly think you can get HIV from being bitten, spat at or coming...
National charities reject call for UK Bill of Rights.
18/12/2012
The Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) welcomes the publication of today’s report, The Choice Before Us, by the Commission on...
Leveson Report makes important recommendation on complaints around discrimination.
29/11/2012
The Leveson Report published today recommends that anyone should be able to make a complaint under the new regulatory system...
NAT report reveals police training and policies on HIV are outdated and stigmatising.
18/06/2012
NAT today launches a report ‘ Police occupational health policies and blood borne virus training: protecting health? ’ which reveals...