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NAT announces 25th birthday fundraising event 'Spring Awakening - the Silver Soirée'
03/04/2012
This year marks the 25th birthday of the National AIDS Trust (NAT) and to mark the occasion we are turning...
NAT calls for annual testing recommendation for African men and women.
05/03/2012
NAT has long been supportive of the annual HIV testing recommendation for gay men, and is now calling for an...
NAT comments on the Government's commitment to give free HIV treatment in England to all those who need it.
28/02/2012
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), comments: 'NAT has been campaigning for HIV treatment to be free...
The Wig Party announces 'Masked Ball' for NAT.
07/02/2012
The team behind the Wig Party, the iconic fundraising extravaganza of the London party scene, is supporting NAT once again...
More must be done to reduce hepatitis C transmission amongst HIV positive gay men.
27/01/2012
NAT has launched a report, ‘ HIV and Hepatitis C Co-infection ’, which looks at hepatitis C co-infection among HIV...
NAT welcomes HIV late diagnosis indicator in Public Health Outcomes Framework.
23/01/2012
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), comments: ‘We are extremely pleased that the Government has recognised late...
NAT welcomes House of Lords' rejection of proposals to limit Employment and Support Allowance.
12/01/2012
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), comments: ‘NAT welcomes the House of Lords’ resounding rejection of Government...
NAT joins the call on party leaders to defend human rights.
10/12/2011
On International Human Rights Day, NAT is joining other civil society organisations in calling on our political leaders to defend...
NAT comments on Department of Health consultation on HIV positive healthcare workers
01/12/2011
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust) and only lay-representative of the expert advisory group on HIV positive...
NAT comments on Health Protection Agency reports on HIV.
29/11/2011
People shouldn’t be scared of HIV testing – they should be scared of undiagnosed HIV New figures from the Health...
Time to tackle HIV stigma and educate young people - NAT launches two campaigns for World AIDS Day
25/11/2011
World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in...
NAT welcomes second year Harrington review of Work Capability Assessment.
24/11/2011
NAT today welcomes the release of the findings of Professor Malcolm Harrington’s second year independent review of the Work Capability...
NAT comments on draft assessment for Personal Independence Payments.
15/11/2011
NAT welcomes the second draft of the assessment criteria for the new disability benefit, Personal Independence Payment (PIP). The new...
NAT criticises recent reporting of HIV risk associated with fish pedicures.
18/10/2011
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), comments: ‘We are shocked and disappointed to see today’s press reports...
Celebs join NAT to 'Bake Aware' for National Baking Week!
17/10/2011
Throughout the year NAT asks people to ‘ Act Aware ’ – to be aware of the facts about HIV...
New website unveiled by NAT.
06/10/2011
A new website to ensure members of the public have access to accurate and up to date information about HIV...
NAT Welcomes Time to Test for HIV.
20/09/2011
NAT has welcomed the Health Protection Agency’s final report published today on expanding HIV testing in England. The report confirms...
HIV charities welcome the lifting of lifetime ban on gay men donating blood.
08/09/2011
The Government announced today that the rules on gay men* donating blood will change from a lifetime ban to a...
Fluctuating symptoms of HIV Report.
06/09/2011
NAT has launched a new report, ‘Fluctuating symptoms of HIV’, which looks at the symptoms experienced by people living with...
NAT respond to new HIV statistics from HPA.
01/09/2011
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), comments: ‘The figures show a worrying increase in diagnoses of heterosexuals...