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NAT welcomes new HIV testing campaign
03/07/2009
NAT today welcomed a new HIV testing campaign launched by THT: ‘THIVK. Test. Take Control’.
NAT and BHIVA launch advice on HIV for detention and removal centres
17/06/2009
NAT (National AIDS Trust) and the British HIV Association (BHIVA) have launched the first ever best practice guidance to support...
NAT welcomes new protections from HIV-related hate crime in Scotland
04/06/2009
NAT welcomes the Offence (Aggravation by Prejudice) (Scotland) Bill that will ensure that for the first time people living with...
New guide explains prosecutions for HIV transmission
22/05/2009
NAT and THT provide guidance for people living with HIV Two leading HIV charities have today launched a guide for...
World AIDS Vaccine Day 2009
18/05/2009
Read about the latest developments on the road to a vaccine New methods of HIV prevention, such as vaccines and...
Join NAT at Crusaid's Walk for Life
29/04/2009
NAT is looking for walkers to join its team for this year’s Crusaid’s Walk for Life on Sunday 7 June...
Work and Pensions Committee Call for End of Pre-Employment Health Questionnaires
29/04/2009
NAT successful in giving evidence to Committee NAT (National AIDS Trust) warmly welcomes the Work and Pensions Committee’s recommendation that...
NAT Welcomes Review of PSHE but Questions Commitment to Young Gay Men
28/04/2009
Young gay men need same level of sex and relationships education as their heterosexual peers. In response to Sir Alasdair...
NAT, THT and Rethink call for Equality Bill to ban pre-employment health questionnaires
24/04/2009
Equality Bill ignores discrimination faced by job seekers with disabilities, say charities A coalition of charities is calling for an...
Discrimination by Association or Perception to be Outlawed
04/04/2009
NAT welcomes the Government's decision to ban discrimination based on association or perception. The Government's announcement, given in a written...
Court of Appeal Judgment Leaves Refused Asylum Seekers without a Right to Free Healthcare
30/03/2009
Today the Court of Appeal judgment overturned the decision of the High Court that refused asylum seekers should be able...
HPA release new HIV statistics
27/03/2009
NAT welcomes decline in HIV diagnoses - but cautions against complacency The Health Protection Agency announced today that there were...
NAT Saddened by the Death of Natasha Richardson
20/03/2009
Deborah Jack comments: “We are saddened to hear of the tragic death of Natasha Richardson. Natasha Richardson was an NAT...
NAT Welcome Review of Blood Donor Bans
12/03/2009
National Blood Service to Review Blood Donor Bans The National Blood Service has announced plans to conduct a review of...
NAT Marks International Women's Day
08/03/2009
On International Women’s Day, 8 March 2009, NAT welcomes the UK Government’s announcement to intensify support for the development of...
Housing Professionals Failing People with HIV
20/01/2009
NAT report highlights the necessity of access to adequate housing for people with HIV A report released today by NAT...
NAT responds to Government's New Welfare Reform Bill
14/01/2009
Changes to the benefits system must recognise unique problems faced by people with HIV NAT (National AIDS Trust) welcomes the...
NAT Welcomes Lancet Report Calling for Needle Programs in Prison
24/12/2008
NAT (National AIDS Trust) welcomes the report Interventions to Reduce HIV Transmission Related to Injecting Drug Use in Prison by...
On Human Rights Day HIV Charities Speak Out About Deportation
10/12/2008
AHPN and NAT say UK Government's policy is putting lives at risk Two key UK HIV charities, AHPN (African HIV...
NAT welcomes new Northern Ireland Sexual Health Promotion Strategy
05/12/2008
On 1 December, World AIDS Day, the first ever Sexual Health Promotion Strategy and Action Plan for Northern Ireland was...