The People Vs The NHS – are we still fighting for PrEP?

The People Vs The NHS – are we still fighting for PrEP?

Do we have PrEP in England? Well, yes and no. We have the PrEP Impact trial which currently has 10,000 places available for PrEP in sexual health clinics across the country. The study is being paid for by NHS England, which is a great step forward...

NHS England considers expanding PrEP trial - NAT comment

NHS England considers expanding PrEP trial - NAT comment

Publication date

Friday, June 15, 2018

Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust) said: “This proposed trial expansion, from 10,000 to 13,000 participants, is essential and we urge NHS England to confirm the decision urgently.  This expansion was first proposed by NAT as necessary to estimate accurately the likely long-term needs of a routinely commissioned PrEP programme and it’s great news that this is now on the table.

HIV prevention drug PrEP available on the NHS from September

HIV prevention drug PrEP available on the NHS from September

Publication date

Thursday, August 3, 2017

NHS England has announced that from September pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) will be available through the NHS as part of a three-year trial. This announcement comes a year and a day after an historic win for NAT (National AIDS Trust) at the High Court that confirmed the NHS’s legal ability to fund the drug, which stops people from getting HIV.

Exposed: HIV prevention funding cut by a third in areas with crucial need

Exposed: HIV prevention funding cut by a third in areas with crucial need

Publication date

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Data published today by NAT (National AIDS Trust), shows a significant decrease in spending on HIV prevention across the UK. In areas with a high HIV prevalence, where need is highest, spending dropped by 29% in two years. In London, where all 32 boroughs have a high prevalence of HIV, there was a 35% reduction in HIV prevention funding.