“Let’s do something dramatic” Sir Elton’s rallying cry

“Let’s do something dramatic” Sir Elton’s rallying cry

“Elton is always early” we were told by Anne Aslett, the Executive Director of the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF). Sir Elton John, a consummate entertainment professional, was preparing for a thorough, political lecture looking at the HIV...

People with HIV still struggling to access insurance

People with HIV still struggling to access insurance

Publication date

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

People living with HIV continue to face barriers to accessing insurance, despite improvements in availability over the past decade, according to a new report from NAT (National AIDS Trust).[1]

New research from NAT shows that one in four (25%) people living with HIV have been refused a financial product or quoted an unaffordable premium in the last five years. Some insurance products, such as income protection insurance and critical illness cover, remain completely unavailable to people living with HIV.

The ‘HIV Panic’ Attack – from prosecution to persecution

The ‘HIV Panic’ Attack – from prosecution to persecution

Last month newspapers reported the trial and conviction of a man who had gone berserk in a Manchester hotel, during which he both caused criminal damage and bit a police officer who had been called to the scene to restrain him. Deplorable of course...