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  • My PrEP Story: Will

    As the IMPACT Trial hits its first anniversary, PrEPster co-founder Will Nutland says that the waiting needs to stop: full implementation of PrEP must become a priority.

    12 October 2018 | Prepster
  • New report: HIV and Integrated Care – Can STPs deliver?

    Effective healthcare must begin with the needs of the individual patient (whole person care) rather than with the convenience of the separate elements of the healthcare system. It has to be integrated and joined up. Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) have been tasked by the NHS with improving the integration of services and care around the individual patient and local populations. NAT set out to establish whether STPs can deliver improved integrated care for people living with HIV.

    09 October 2018 | NAT
  • Fears over HIV drugs in event of ‘no deal’ Brexit

    Healthcare advocates highlight concerns over slower access to the newest HIV drugs when the UK leaves the European Union next year

    02 October 2018 | Gay Star News
  • UK: Government funding cuts leave sexual health and HIV care at 'breaking point'

    Surveys of members of the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) and the British HIV Association (BHIVA) provide new evidence of pressure on over stretched sexual health services and a sector at 'breaking point'.

    29 September 2018 | BHIVA press release
  • This Is What Could Happen To People With HIV If There’s A No-Deal Brexit

    The supply of drugs, access to new treatments, and staffing levels at clinics could all be affected, warn experts. “This is a basic public health issue,” said Stephen Doughty MP.

    25 September 2018 | BuzzFeed News
  • PrEP drug patent overturned in UK - NAT respond

    The High Court has today overturned Gilead's patent extension on Truvada, the HIV drug also used in PrEP.

    18 September 2018 | National AIDS Trust
  • Minister's empty words on HIV will not fill financial void

    Public health minister Steve Brine, perhaps rather optimistically, claims the figures show the country is well on its way to eradicating HIV “once and for all”. But the scale of the cuts to public health funding raises questions over what more could have been done up until now and whether the current encouraging performance can be maintained.

    04 September 2018 | Local Government Chronicle
  • Sexual health clinics in England see record demand amid budget cuts

    Councils say they could struggle to respond to unforeseen STI outbreaks if cuts aren’t reversed

    03 September 2018 | The Guardian
  • Syphilis diagnoses are booming - it's clear sexual health needs an overhaul

    Moving sexual health services to local government was a good idea. It encourages the embedding of those services in their communities and offers the prospect of better support for groups that can be hard for the NHS to reach, such as young people. But the relentless cuts to local government funding are putting people’s physical and mental health at risk, while the blurred accountability is undermining the importance of sexual health as a political priority.

    28 August 2018 | The Guardian
  • Greater Manchester set to join world's leading cities in tackling HIV

    Historic signing of Paris Declaration at Manchester Pride launches city-region’s bid to become a Fast Track City. Over £1 million committed to end the 300 new HIV transmissions in Greater Manchester every year.

    28 August 2018 | Greater Manchester Combined Authority
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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