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.