Failure to Diagnose Early Stage Symptoms is Fuelling Spread of HIV

Publication date

Wednesday, July 23, 2008
The National AIDS Trust has today released the report "Primary HIV Infection". The report finds conclusive evidence that symptoms of early-stage HIV infection (clinically known as "primary HIV infection") are being commonly missed by people who are infected, by doctors and by other healthcare professionals. Failure to diagnose at this early stage is fuelling HIV in the UK.

NAT welcomes HIV late diagnosis indicator in Public Health Outcomes Framework.

Publication date

Monday, January 23, 2012

Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), comments: 

‘We are extremely pleased that the Government has recognised late diagnosis of HIV as an important issue – not only for the health of individuals – but for public health, by including it as an indicator within the Public Health Outcomes Framework...."

National AIDS Trust publishes guidance on reducing late HIV diagnosis for commissioners.

Publication date

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

NAT (National AIDS Trust) has produced a comprehensive toolkit for commissioning HIV testing services in England, in time for the NHS changes taking place this April.

The toolkit and its appendices, designed primarily for those with responsibility for commissioning HIV testing services, signposts readers to data and research on HIV testing, showcases best practice and offers suggestions of how to decide what sort of services are needed in different areas.