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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...
Seven Priorities for a New Government to Tackle HIV in the UK
21/12/2009
Election offers opportunity to get better on HIV in the UK NAT is concerned that HIV in the UK has...
Sustained Effort Needed to Develop Microbicides
14/12/2009
Results of microbicide trial were announced today. The results of the MDP301 trial of PRO2000 gel were announced today. This...
On Human Rights Day NAT Condemns Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill
10/12/2009
The British Government must put pressure on the Government of Uganda directly NAT is deeply concerned about the Anti-Homosexuality Bill...
Over 1 in 1,000 people living with HIV in the UK
27/11/2009
New figures out today from the Health Protection Agency New figures released today by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) show...
Globally downward trend in new HIV infections, but not in UK
24/11/2009
NAT comments on UNAIDS 2009 Epidemic Upate The UNAIDS 2009 AIDS Epidemic Update, released today, shows new HIV infections down...
Government has 70 days to deliver promises on sex education and equality
18/11/2009
The Queen’s Speech marks just 70 days left of the current Parliament before a general election must be held. Deborah...