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How we are failing a generation of young gay men.
09/03/2015
New research has found three-quarters of young men who are sexually attracted to other men (young MSM) don’t receive any...
HIV prevention – underfunded and deprioritised.
20/02/2015
Not enough money is being spent on HIV prevention to have any impact on the rate of new HIV infections,...
Leaders’ responses to open letter show no cross-party consensus on LGBTI inclusive Sex and Relationships Education.
13/02/2015
#SameSexSRE There has been a mixed response to an open letter to the party leaders calling for: ‘All political parties...
NAT welcomes Government commitment to maintain national HIV prevention funding
22/12/2014
The National AIDS Trust (NAT) has today welcomed commitment from the Minister for Public Health, Jane Ellison MP, to maintain...
NAT opposes 50% cut to national HIV prevention funding for England.
15/12/2014
The Government has announced that there will be devastating cuts to funding for the national HIV prevention programme in England...
British public still in the dark about HIV 30 years on.
01/12/2014
Less than half (45%) of the British public understand how HIV is and isn’t transmitted, new research reveals today[1]. NAT...
IMPACT OF HIV ON UK GAY COMMUNITY CONTINUES UNABATED.
18/11/2014
Public Health England reports greatest number of new diagnoses in gay men The Report published today from Public Health England...
OVER 26,000 PEOPLE WITH HIV IN THE UK ARE UNAWARE THEY HAVE IT.
18/11/2014
Public Health England increase estimates of the number of heterosexuals living with undiagnosed HIV in the UK. The Report published...
HIV drug you take just before sex to prevent transmission - NAT comment.
29/10/2014
The French PrEP trial ANRS IPERGAY announced today that trial participants on the placebo arm of its study should be...
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...