The NHS will now consider putting PrEP back into the NHS decision-making process following the threat of legal action from the National AIDS Trust (NAT)

The NHS will now consider putting PrEP back into the NHS decision-making process following the threat of legal action from the National AIDS Trust (NAT)

Publication date

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
On 21 March, NHS England announced it was pulling the plug on its decision-making process on whether to make PrEP available (an HIV prevention drug, proven to be effective in stopping HIV transmission in almost every case if taken properly). This was after 18 months of hard work which demonstrated the need, efficacy and cost-effectiveness of PrEP from an NHS working group comprising experts from across the HIV sector.

Historic win for NAT as the High Court overturns NHS England refusal to consider PrEP

Historic win for NAT as the High Court overturns NHS England refusal to consider PrEP

Publication date

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
NAT (National AIDS Trust) is delighted by the judgment passed down in the High Court today that NHS England acted unlawfully in withdrawing PrEP, a game-changing drug preventing transmission of HIV, from its decision-making process.

NAT urges NHS England to respect the court’s ruling and give PrEP a fair hearing

NAT urges NHS England to respect the court’s ruling and give PrEP a fair hearing

Publication date

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
NAT (National AIDS Trust) has urged NHS England not to appeal the historic ruling by the High Court yesterday that said NHS England did have the power to commission the HIV prevention drug PrEP.

NAT (National AIDS Trust) prepares to defend historic win against NHS England on PrEP

NAT (National AIDS Trust) prepares to defend historic win against NHS England on PrEP

Publication date

Thursday, August 25, 2016
The charity has launched a crowdfunding appeal in order to raise vital funds to cover their legal costs for the appeal. NHS England is appealing the ruling that said they unlawfully cut PrEP, the drug which prevents HIV transmission, from their commissioning process.