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Elton John AIDS Foundation supports vital work on PrEP
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
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
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
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
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)
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
NHS England is appealing the ruling that said they unlawfully cut PrEP, the drug which prevents HIV aquisition, from their...
NAT (National AIDS Trust) prepares to defend historic win against NHS England on PrEP
The charity has launched a crowdfunding appeal in order to raise vital funds to cover their legal costs for the...
NAT urges NHS England to respect the court’s ruling and give PrEP a fair hearing
NAT (National AIDS Trust) has urged NHS England not to appeal the historic ruling by the High Court yesterday that...
Historic win for NAT as the High Court overturns NHS England refusal to consider PrEP
NAT (National AIDS Trust) is delighted by the judgment passed down in the High Court today that NHS England acted...
High Court to review legality of NHS England decision on PrEP
Today NAT (National AIDS Trust) will challenge in the High Court the legality of the NHS England decision to remove...
National AIDS Trust responds to increased STI rates amongst gay and bisexual men
Public Health England has today published statistics on the rates of sexually transmitted infections (STI) in England.
NHS England once again denies the public PrEP
NHS England has confirmed its decision to remove PrEP from the official NHS commissioning process, leaving this potentially life changing...
The NHS will now consider putting PrEP back into the NHS decision-making process following the threat of legal action from the National AIDS Trust (NAT)
On 21 March, NHS England announced it was pulling the plug on its decision-making process on whether to make PrEP...
National AIDS Trust appoints Public Health England’s Jane Anderson CBE as new Chair of Trustees
The National AIDS Trust (NAT) has appointed Professor Jane Anderson CBE as its new Chair of the Board of Trustees,...
People with HIV demonised in the press
Media coverage on people living with HIV is twice as likely to be negative (48%) than it is to be...
Kissing Doesn’t Spread HIV. Ignorance Does.
This World AIDS Day (1 Dec) the National AIDS Trust, Attitude Magazine and LGBT club night, Sink The Pink will...
Comment on new HIV statistics: The Government must invest in prevention.
Deborah Gold, chief executive, National AIDS Trust, said: “Today’s announcement by Public Health England that 103,700 people are now living...
UK fails to reduce numbers of HIV diagnoses - The NHS shouldn't withold PrEP any longer.
There were 6,151 new HIV diagnoses in 2014, including the highest number on record among gay and bisexual men, (3,360)...
HIV Organisations Call on Public to Sign Community Statement for PrEP.
As evidence of the effectiveness of PrEP continues to emerge there is a growing international consensus on the importance of...