Latest news

Press releases and statements about HIV and related topics

 

NAT joins forces with O2 and Gaydar
08/09/2010
‘All Together Now’ Initiative from O2 and Gaydar, provides vital support to NAT. O2 has joined forces with Gaydar to...
NAT statement on Nadja Benaissa sentence for HIV transmission
26/08/2010
In response to today's verdict and sentence in Germany on Nadja Benaissa for HIV transmission, Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of...
Guidelines help journalists understand HIV in the 21st century
13/08/2010
NAT (National AIDS Trust) have produced new Guidelines for Reporting HIV. The guidelines have been produced for editors and journalists...
HIV prevention needs of black Caribbean population overlooked in UK
06/08/2010
National HIV prevention strategy needed for Black Caribbean population A new report by NAT (National AIDS Trust) shows that the...
NAT Welcomes Breakthrough in Microbicide Development
21/07/2010
Announcement of the CAPRISA trial results marks a major breakthrough HIV prevention Results of the CAPRISA 004 trial announced yesterday...
New Guidance for Police Investigating Criminal Transmission of HIV
15/07/2010
Police and HIV sector work together to produce guidance New guidance has been produced to help police when investigating allegations...
Future reform of Disability Living Allowance is cause for concern for people living with HIV
22/06/2010
NAT reacts to the Emergency Budget The Chancellor’s announcement today that Disability Living Allowance (DLA) will be reformed from 2013/14...
NAT Launches Fundraising Appeal
16/06/2010
Charity sets target of £25,000 NAT (National AIDS Trust), the UK’s leading charity dedicated to transforming society’s response to HIV,...
NAT Concerned by end of Protected Grant for Care of People with HIV
14/06/2010
Decision to end ring-fence of the AIDS Support Grant means uncertain future for HIV social care services Communities Secretary Eric...
NAT team puts glad rags on for Crusaid Walk for Life
09/06/2010
Thank you for supporters who helped raised almost £14,000 Supporters of NAT (National AIDS Trust) were out in force on...
Improved Protection for People with HIV from Hate Crime
20/05/2010
NAT welcomes revised guidance from the Crown Prosecution Service NAT warmly welcome the revision of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)...
HIV Sector and Policy Makers meet on World AIDS Vaccine Day
18/05/2010
On World AIDS Vaccine Day (18 May), NAT (National AIDS Trust) is hosting an event to discuss progress on the...
Young Gay Men Let Down by Scrapping of Compulsory Sex and Relationship Education
08/04/2010
Clauses in the Children, Schools and Families Bill dropped in the pre-election ‘wash-up’ Yesterday clauses in the Children, Schools and...
New Equality Act will Benefit People Living with HIV
07/04/2010
The Equality Act is expected to receive Royal Assent tomorrow NAT (National AIDS Trust) is today celebrating the completion of...
HIV is one of the biggest health challenges facing women
08/03/2010
Next UK Government must sustain commitment to new prevention research On International Women’s Day, NAT calls for the next Government...
Government Amendment Dilutes Sex and Relationship Education
23/02/2010
NAT disappointed by amendment to Children, Schools and Families Bill A new Government amendment to the Children, Schools and Families...
Groundbreaking Step to Prohibit the use of Pre-Employment Health Questionnaires
20/01/2010
New legislation looks set to remove a significant barrier in recruitment for HIV positive people by outlawing the use of...
Scottish HIV Conviction Raises Serious Concerns
19/01/2010
The conviction today in Scotland of Richard Devereux on four counts of culpable and reckless conduct raises serious concerns.
NAT calls for NHS to do more to reassure patients about confidentiality
08/01/2010
Confidentiality a serious concern for people with HIV A report released today by NAT (National AIDS Trust) calls for the...
NAT Welcomes lifting of US Travel Ban
05/01/2010
The 22 year old ban on allowing people living with HIV into the United States has been lifted. HIV infection...