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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...
NAT marks 100th anniversary of International Women's Day
08/03/2011
On the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, NAT calls for the Government to maintain UK leadership in developing new...
One in five adults do not realise HIV is transmitted through sex without a condom between a man and a woman
18/02/2011
Only three in ten adults (30%) can correctly identify, from a list of possible routes, all of the ways HIV...
NAT announces charity performance of new play 'A Rude Awakening'
26/01/2011
NAT is delighted to announce that two performances of new play ‘ A Rude Awakening ’, performing at the New...
NAT launches guide to confidentiality in healthcare for people living with HIV
15/12/2010
NAT has launched a new guide for people living with HIV explaining the basic principles of confidentiality in healthcare. The...
On Human Rights Day NAT speaks out against employment discrimination
10/12/2010
On Human Rights Day 2010 – the theme ‘human rights defenders who act to end discrimination’ – NAT calls for...
NAT announces the launch of new ‘HIV Activists Network’ on World AIDS Day
01/12/2010
This World AIDS Day – as we encourage everyone to ‘Act Aware’ – NAT is delighted to launch their new...
White Paper brings welcome focus on public health - success on HIV will be a key test
30/11/2010
On the day before World AIDS Day, the Government has published its Public Health White Paper 'Healthy Lives, Healthy People'.
UK HIV diagnoses - still high, still late
26/11/2010
New figures on HIV from the Health Protection Agency (HPA) reveal the number of diagnoses of HIV transmission occurring in...
NAT welcomes new trial results which show taking anti-HIV drugs might prevent HIV infection
25/11/2010
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), comments: 'NAT welcome the exciting news that taking antiretroviral drugs (drugs...
NAT welcomes the findings within independent review of WCA
23/11/2010
NAT welcomes the findings, released today, within Professor Malcolm Harrington’s independent review of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA)*. We fully...
This World AIDS Day, demand national leadership on HIV
19/11/2010
This World AIDS Day (1 December) NAT is campaigning for the Prime Minister to fulfil the UK’s UN commitment and...
Spending Review acknowledges continuing importance of HIV social care
09/11/2010
Following a recent campaign led by NAT (National AIDS Trust) to protect funding for social care services in England for...