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Scotland first in UK to approve anti-HIV drug
10/04/2017
JOINT PRESS RELEASE Scotland first in UK to approve anti-HIV drug Today (Monday 10th April) Scotland becomes the first of...
International Transgender Day of Visibility: trans people overlooked and misidentified in health data
31/03/2017
On International Transgender Day of Visibility, the National AIDS Trust is calling for policy change to improve HIV prevention, treatment...
National AIDS Trust responds the publication of the second independent review of PIP
30/03/2017
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has today published the second of two planned independent reviews of the implementation...
Exposed: Huge national cuts to HIV support services
21/03/2017
New Freedom of Information requests have exposed an alarming trend for cutting or completely decommissioning HIV support services across England...
NAT welcomes Statutory Sex and Relationships Education, but says it must not leave LGBT young people behind
01/03/2017
The Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening MP, has announced the Government’s intention to make Sex and Relationships Education...
The Hepatitis C Trust and NAT respond to police spit hoods debate
28/02/2017
The Hepatitis C Trust and NAT (National AIDS Trust) have expressed concern about recent press coverage around the use of...
Police officers are advised wrongly on HIV risk
07/02/2017
The Police Federation has today launched Protect the Protectors , a campaign highlighting the issue of assault on police officers...
Use of NHS patient information for Home Office immigration enforcement - NAT response
25/01/2017
Yusef Azad, Director of Strategy, said: “We strongly disagree with the decision by the NHS to hand over patient information...
PrEP contributes to 40% drop in HIV diagnoses at UK’s busiest sexual health clinic
23/12/2016
Yesterday, the 56 Dean Street clinic in Soho, London, announced a 40% drop in HIV diagnoses in 2016. This was...
NAT welcome new HIV prevention drug funding after court win
04/12/2016
NHS England has announced funding for a major new clinical trial using PrEP as a means of preventing new HIV...
National AIDS Trust sets out vision for HIV in the Future NHS
01/12/2016
On World AIDS Day (1 December) the National AIDS Trust (NAT) is releasing a call-to-action on how the needs of...
Sammy Wilson MP's comment on HIV - National AIDS Trust response
01/12/2016
Deborah Gold, Chief Executive, NAT (National AIDS Trust), said: NAT are shocked and saddened that a straightforward letter to an...
Prime Minister and other party leaders take stand against HIV stigma with World AIDS Day speeches
30/11/2016
Video messages from the leaders of the Conservative Party, Labour, SNP and Liberal Democrats have been released online by NAT...
Elton John AIDS Foundation supports vital work on PrEP
17/11/2016
After the PrEP win in the Court of Appeal last week, NAT and PrEPster warmly welcome the continued support from...
Final PrEP HIV drug case win for National AIDS Trust at Court of Appeal
10/11/2016
Final PrEP HIV drug case win for National AIDS Trust at Court of Appeal The Court of Appeal has ruled...
Court of Appeal judgement on NHS PrEP case due on Thursday
08/11/2016
The Court of Appeal will deliver their judgment on Thursday November 10 at 10.30 AM at the Royal Courts of Justice.
National AIDS Trust responds to Green Paper on work, health and disability
31/10/2016
Responding to the announcement of a Green Paper on how the Government will support people with disabilities and long-term conditions...
European delays on HIV prevention drug endanger gay men and others at risk of HIV
17/10/2016
New report shows men seeking out new HIV prevention despite government resistance. A new report, PrEP Access in Europe ,...
HIV diagnosis rates continue at unacceptably high levels says NAT (National AIDS Trust)
04/10/2016
Today Public Health England has released new data on diagnoses of HIV in 2015. The data shows that rates of...
NAT set to defend high court ruling on PrEP tomorrow
14/09/2016
NHS England is appealing the ruling that said they unlawfully cut PrEP, the drug which prevents HIV aquisition, from their...