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Statement: National AIDS Trust response to NICE approving an injectable medication cabotegravir for people living with HIV in England
18/11/2021
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of National AIDS Trust, said: “Long-acting injectables have been proven to be a safe and effective...
Statement: National AIDS Trust, Terrence Higgins Trust and Elton John AIDS Foundation response to today’s Comprehensive Spending Review
27/10/2021
"The Government was silent today on funding for HIV and ominous on public health. "If it is serious about ‘combating...
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 Scottish Medicines Consortium approving an injectable medication cabotegravir for people living with HIV in Scotland
12/10/2021
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of National AIDS Trust, said: “We are delighted to see the Scottish Medicines Consortium has laid...
Statement: Joint response to recommendations from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) on a third COVID vaccine dose for people living with HIV
03/09/2021
Recommendations from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) on a third COVID vaccine dose: guidance for people living...
Statement: blood donation rules still include exclusionary criteria
14/06/2021
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of National AIDS Trust, said: “We welcome the changes made today (Monday 14 June) meaning more...
Statement: National AIDS Trust’s response to launch of Government’s White Paper on NHS and social care reform
10/02/2021
National AIDS Trust’s response to launch of Government’s White Paper on NHS and social care reform Deborah Gold, Chief Executive...
Statement: National AIDS Trust response to change in blood donation criteria
14/12/2020
National AIDS Trust response to change in blood donation criteria Men who have sex with men in a long-term relationship...
Statement: National AIDS Trust response to Spending Review
25/11/2020
National AIDS Trust's response to the Government's one-year Spending Review . Kat Smithson, Director of Policy at National AIDS Trust,...
National AIDS Trust response to 'COVID-19 and HIV' report from All-Party Parliamentary Group on HIV and AIDS 
05/10/2020
National AIDS Trust response to 'COVID-19 and HIV' report from All-Party Parliamentary Group on HIV and AIDS The APPG on...
Statement: Joint response to the announcement of the National Institute for Health Protection and the future of public health
18/08/2020
National AIDS Trust (NAT), Terrence Higgins Trust, British HIV Association (BHIVA), British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH), the...
NAT statement on Public Health England, Sophia Forum and Terrence Higgins Trust’s new joint report HIV: women in the UK
02/11/2019
Kat Smithson, Director of Policy at NAT (National AIDS Trust), said: “This report provides essential insight into the needs of...
"We must not be complacent": NAT responds to new data showing falls in HIV diagnoses
03/09/2019
New data from PHE England released today shows continued falls in HIV diagnoses in 2018 but late diagnosis remains stubbornly...
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...
Government confirms sexual and reproductive health will remain with local authorities
07/06/2019
The Government has concluded a review of commissioning arrangements for certain public health functions, including sexual and reproductive health, that...
Increases in STI diagnoses show more funding for sexual health services urgently needed
04/06/2019
New STI data for England in 2018 show a 5% increase in STI diagnoses since 2017, with an especially worrying...
Strategy and funding overhaul needed for sexual health system at tipping point
02/06/2019
NAT (National AIDS Trust) welcomes the Health and Social Care Select Committee report on sexual health. The report highlights the...
Inquest rules Annabella Landsberg died due to failings by prison staff – NAT comment
05/04/2019
An inquiry has found that the death of Annabella Lansdberg, a prison inmate who had diabetes and HIV, was caused...
First long-acting HIV treatment injections pass trial
08/03/2019
Injections, that could one day be an alternative to daily pills for people living with HIV, have been shown 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...