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Press releases and statements about HIV and related topics

 

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...
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...