Why Data Matters: HIV in Europe

A new paper published in Eurosurveillance today finds that there has been substantial progress towards achieving the global UNAIDS targets across Europe and Central Asia. Despite this, an estimated 1.2 million people living with HIV still have...

NAT launches guide to confidentiality in healthcare for people living with HIV

Publication date

Wednesday, December 15, 2010
NAT has launched a new guide for people living with HIV explaining the basic principles of confidentiality in healthcare. The guide, ‘Personal information and the NHS’, goes through common concerns that people living with HIV might have about their HIV status, explains how their personal information will be handled, and gives practical advice about what to do if they have any concerns.

Healthcare professionals place high value on social care for people living with HIV... and express concern for the future

Publication date

Monday, July 25, 2011
NAT has launched a report, ‘The impact of social care support for people living with HIV: the results of NAT’s snapshot survey of healthcare professionals’, which strongly illustrates the continued need for social care support for people with HIV; the positive impact it can have on their lives and the value placed on it by clinicians. The report also details the real concern expressed at increasing difficulty in accessing social care and the loss of trained social workers.

NAT comments on Department of Health consultation on HIV positive healthcare workers

Publication date

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust) and only lay-representative of the expert advisory group on HIV positive healthcare workers, comments:

'The recommended rule changes for healthcare workers with HIV are long overdue.  Sadly the UK has lagged behind other countries in addressing this issue...