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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...
Work Capability Assessment fails those living with HIV
27/10/2010
Work Capability Assessment*, the test undertaken to determine whether a person is eligible for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)**, fails...
NAT comments on how the Comprehensive Spending Review will affect people living with HIV
21/10/2010
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), comments: ‘The Chancellor’s decision to put a one year time limit...
NAT launches ‘HIV: an Agenda for Action' with Parliamentary Reception
20/10/2010
NAT is holding a Parliamentary Reception on 20 October to launch its new publication HIV: an Agenda for Action. HIV...
Extreme poverty among people with HIV in the UK increasing
19/10/2010
New UK report shows one in six people with HIV living in poverty A new report on Poverty and HIV...
NAT issues recruitment guidelines for employers following new legal protection for people living with HIV
01/10/2010
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of National AIDS Trust (NAT), comments on the Equality Act coming into effect on 1 October:...
Open letter to the Pope from NAT and FPA
15/09/2010
Irresponsible and discriminatory statements and teachings on sexuality, sexual health and well-being, are putting men and women’s health and lives...
People living with HIV need better psychological support
14/09/2010
Services for people living with HIV are not meeting their psychological needs, says a new report by NAT (National AIDS...
Charity screening in aid of NAT
08/09/2010
The last film of late actress Natasha Richardson, ‘The Wildest Dream’ An exclusive charity screening of Natasha Richardson’s last film,...
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...