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NAT comments on PROUD study interim results on PrEP.
16/10/2014
Today, the PROUD study interim analysis finds pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly protective against HIV for gay men and other...
Nigel Farage - the National AIDS Trust comments.
10/10/2014
Yusef Azad, director of policy and campaigns, NAT (National AIDS Trust), said:“Nigel Farage's comments on banning people with HIV from...
PHE stats show an overall decrease in new HIV diagnoses – but not for gay men.
06/10/2014
Today (6 October) Public Health England (PHE) releases its 2013 HIV statistics, showing the number of people who are receiving...
Call for same-sex SRE to be statutory in all English schools.
16/09/2014
A coalition of LGBTI (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex) organisations and campaigners have written an open letter to political leaders...
New Chief Executive for NAT.
14/08/2014
Deborah Gold has been appointed as Chief Executive of NAT. Dame Denise Platt, Chair of NAT said: We are delighted...
Despite High Court ruling the Home Secretary refuses to act on asylum seekers benefits.
12/08/2014
NAT is extremely disappointed to hear that a Home Office review of the asylum support system has found that there...
NAT tribute to Martine de Schutter.
23/07/2014
Martine de Schutter from the Dutch sexual health and HIV organisation Aids Fonds was one of the victims of Malaysian...
British African communities let down by the UK Government.
21/07/2014
NAT (National AIDS Trust) publishes today a review of how the HIV epidemic in the UK is affecting British African...
NAT comments on Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17.
18/07/2014
NAT are extremely saddened by the news regarding Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17. Many HIV campaigners, scientists and activists on their...
‘Confidentiality in the NHS: your information, your rights’ – a new guide for people living with HIV in England.
11/07/2014
Today NAT (National AIDS Trust) publishes a new guide for people in England living with HIV, explaining how the NHS...
Royal College of Nursing's statement on aging and HIV - National AIDS Trust comment.
15/06/2014
Yusef Azad, Director of Policy and Campaigns, comments on the Royal College of Nursing's statement for the need for better...
National AIDS Trust comments on the Law Commission's Hate Crime Review
28/05/2014
Yusef Azad, Director of Policy and Campaigns, NAT (National AIDS Trust) said: "Hate crime is an issue for people with...
HIV charities welcome free treatment for everyone living in Scotland.
01/05/2014
NAT (National AIDS Trust) and HIV Scotland have applauded the Scottish Government’s decision to make HIV treatment free to everyone...
30 years on and still more to do to educate gay men about HIV prevention.
23/04/2014
Thirty years after the discovery of virus, new research from NAT (National AIDS Trust) reveals that gay men are in...
30 years on yet public knowledge of HIV stuck in the past.
23/04/2014
Thirty years after the discovery of the virus, new research from NAT (National AIDS Trust) reveals that the public are...
LONDON ELECTION CANDIDATES URGED TO TACKLE HIV AS NUMBERS IN THE CAPITAL CONTINUE TO INCREASE.
07/04/2014
A LEADING HIV charity is calling on London’s councillors and political groups to tackle the high rates of HIV in...
SRE Supplementary Advice published: NAT comments.
28/02/2014
Deborah Jack, chief executive, NAT (National AIDS Trust) response to the publishing of supplementary advice for schools on SRE for...
MPs urged to reject amendment to refuse visas to people living with HIV.
30/01/2014
NAT (National AIDS Trust) has called on MPs to reject an amendment to the Immigration Bill which would stop people...
More to do on NHS confidentiality for people with HIV.
22/01/2014
The NHS needs to do more to tackle HIV-related stigma, lack of patient knowledge on the use of their personal...
Dangerous failures in HIV care in the UK’s Immigration Removal Centres.
23/12/2013
A new report from NAT (National AIDS Trust) shows worrying gaps in HIV treatment and care within the UK’s Immigration...