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Press releases and statements about HIV and related topics

 

NAT welcomes recommendations within House of Lords' report on HIV.
01/09/2011
30 years after the first known case of HIV, the House of Lords' report ‘No vaccine, no cure: HIV and...
NAT condemns conviction for herpes transmission.
17/08/2011
News of the imprisonment of David Golding for 14 months for transmission of herpes only underlines the folly of using...
NAT launches new report on RITA testing and criminal prosecution.
04/08/2011
NAT has launched a report looking at the validity and meaning of RITA tests (Recent Infection Testing Algorithm) in the...
Healthcare professionals place high value on social care for people living with HIV... and express concern for the future
25/07/2011
NAT has launched a report, ‘ The impact of social care support for people living with HIV: the results of...
60% of gay men incorrectly believe there are no symptoms of early HIV infection
20/07/2011
NAT, in partnership with Gaydar, has today launched a research report ‘ Primary HIV Infection: knowledge amongst gay men ’...
A revolution in HIV prevention? – NAT launches report on HIV 'treatment as prevention'
28/06/2011
Following an expert seminar in November 2010, NAT has launched a report on HIV ‘treatment as prevention’ and what this...
NAT publishes vital guidance on tackling high rates of HIV and hepatitis in prisons
20/06/2011
NAT has today published their new framework for tackling blood-borne viruses, including HIV, in prisons. The report ‘Tackling Blood Borne...
NAT responds to comments by Philip Davies MP on disabled jobseekers
17/06/2011
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), comments: ‘The suggestion by Tory MP Philip Davies that disabled jobseekers...
30 years on and the British public still don't understand the basics of HIV
03/06/2011
More people are living with HIV in the UK than ever before The UK has no national strategy on HIV...
NAT comments on World AIDS Vaccine Day
18/05/2011
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), comments: ‘An estimated 33 million people are living with HIV globally...
NAT launches new Champions scheme at 'Spring Awakening' fundraiser
13/05/2011
On Wednesday evening NAT held their annual fundraising event ‘Spring Awakening’ at The Sackler Hall, Museum of London. The event,...
NAT deeply saddened by the death of David Cairns MP
10/05/2011
NAT is profoundly saddened by the news of the death of David Cairns MP, who was Chair of the All...
High refusal and drop out rates do not prove 'Work Capability Assessment' works
28/04/2011
NAT (National AIDS Trust) responds to figures released today from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) which show 75%...
Outlet teams up with NAT to support vital HIV policy work
26/04/2011
NAT is delighted to announce we have partnered up with Outlet Property Services, based in the heart of London. Outlet...
Budget takes rights away from people with HIV
24/03/2011
NAT comments on yesterday's changes in the Budget that will remove the protection against 'dual discrimination' In the Chancellor of...
NAT comments on HPA figures showing UK-acquired HIV increased 70% among gay men over ten years
23/03/2011
Figures from the Health Protection Agency (HPA) released today show that new diagnoses among people infected with HIV in the...
NAT comments on the mental health needs of people with HIV on Mental Health Action Week
23/03/2011
On Mental Health Action Week, 23 – 29 March, NAT calls for the mental health needs of people living with...
NAT welcomes new guidance on increased testing of HIV in key risk groups
23/03/2011
New guidance released by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommends increased testing of HIV in key risk groups...
Failures of HIV treatment in Immigration Removal Centres are inexcusable
21/03/2011
NAT responds to Medical Justice report 'Detained and Denied' A new report from Medical Justice 'Detained and Denied' outlines 35...
Show us your sparkle at NAT's annual 'Spring Awakening' fundraiser
11/03/2011
NAT is delighted to announce their annual fundraising event ‘ Spring Awakening ’ will take place on 11 May 2011...