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Brian Paddick talks about his PrEP use - NAT comment
03/07/2018
Lord Paddick has today spoken of his use of the HIV prevention drug PrEP in a personal story shared on...
HIV Prevention Pilot brings new hope for PrEP in Northern Ireland
26/06/2018
The Northern Ireland Department of Health has announced a new £450K HIV Prevention Pilot to be funded through the Health...
NHS England considers expanding PrEP trial - NAT comment
15/06/2018
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust) said: “This proposed trial expansion , from 10,000 to 13,000 participants,...
Sir Elton John calls on digital giants for action on HIV in landmark lecture
08/06/2018
In today’s ‘Diana, Princess of Wales Lecture on HIV’, Sir Elton John called for renewed global action on HIV. This...
Gonorrhoea and syphilis diagnoses rise as PHE figures confirm sexual health crisis ​ 
05/06/2018
Public Health England data published today on sexually transmitted infections in England make clear we are failing to address the...
Sir Elton John to deliver landmark lecture on HIV in remembrance of Princess Diana
31/05/2018
The Diana, Princess of Wales Lecture on HIV will be delivered by Sir Elton John in front of an invited...
HIV discrimination removed from new insurance policy guidance
22/05/2018
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) Guide to Minimum Standards for Critical Illness Cover (CIC), published today, has removed discriminatory...
NAT welcome statutory Relationships and Sex Education in Wales
22/05/2018
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive at NAT, said: “It’s fantastic news the Welsh Government is taking the step to put Relationships...
Crisis in sexual health services can be ignored no longer say NAT
16/05/2018
A Royal College of Nursing survey has shown that sexual health services are understaffed and turning patients away from testing...
NHS Digital to end data sharing with the Home Office on immigration offences
09/05/2018
NHS Digital to end data sharing with the Home Office on immigration offences Government agrees to implement the principle of...
Daryll Rowe case heard in Scotland
04/05/2018
Kat Smithson, Director of Policy and Campaigns at NAT (National AIDS Trust) said: “The Rowe case is the first of...
Sexual and Reproductive Health sector join forces in call to strengthen public health regulations
19/04/2018
An open letter has been sent to Secretary of State Jeremy Hunt today, calling for enhancements to be made to...
Sentencing of Daryll Rowe today for intentional HIV transmission - NAT comment
18/04/2018
Daryl Rowe is to be sentenced today for the intentional transmission of HIV to five men and for attempting to...
MPs repeat demand for an end to NHS Digital sharing patient data - Doctors of the World and NAT joint statement
15/04/2018
The House of Commons Health & Social Care Committee has, for a second time, called on NHS Digital to immediately...
Grindr's HIV data sharing - NAT comment
04/04/2018
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of NAT, said: "We are concerned to learn that Grindr has shared sensitive personal data with...
NHS Digital defies Health Committee call to stop sharing patient data with immigration enforcement – NAT response
28/02/2018
NHS Digital has today defied the Health and Social Care Committee’s call to suspend its practice of providing patients' addresses...
56 Dean St to offer generic PrEP outside NHS trial
10/02/2018
56 Dean Street, Europe’s largest sexual health clinic, is to introduce a new private prescription service for the HIV prevention...
Health Committee calls for NHS Digital to suspend immigration tracing and respect patient confidentiality - NAT comment
31/01/2018
The Chair of the Health Committee, Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, wrote today to the Chief Executive of NHS Digital calling...
Progress for pilots living with HIV – NAT welcome CAA decision
18/01/2018
The Civil Aviation Authority have announced changes to their hitherto outdated rules on HIV. They are issuing initial Class 1...
London joins global HIV initiative - NAT comment
10/01/2018
Today the Mayor of London, London Councils, Public Health England and NHS England signed a historic pledge to join the...