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A ‘formula for success’ to support mothers living with HIV

When condoms and syringes are given out for free why is formula milk not? On International Women’s Day we want to take the opportunity to highlight this unmet need.

Published
08 March 2016
From
NAT
Migrants on the NHS: 'You're targeted because you have an accent'

Mary was hit with a £5,000 bill after her son got meningitis. Campaigners say NHS staff are put in an impossible position when forced to decide on eligibility.

Published
07 March 2016
From
The Guardian
Support people with HIV: STOP THE CUTS

Join the movement to protest against cuts to HIV support services.

Published
25 February 2016
From
Stop HIV Cuts
UK: HIV support services face closure as councils withdraw funding

Vital HIV prevention and support services are facing closure after being earmarked for cuts by local authorities across the country, leaving potentially thousands of people with the virus cut adrift. So far, six councils – Oxfordshire, Bexley, Portsmouth, Slough, Bromley and Bracknell Forest – have proposed a decommissioning of HIV support services, effective from 1 April.

Published
25 February 2016
From
The Independent
£111m cuts will spark public health crisis in London, warns Sadiq Khan

Public health spending in London faces real terms cuts of £111 million over the next five years, figures showed today. Labour mayoral hopeful Sadiq Khan warned that London was heading towards a “public health crisis” if funding continued to be cut.

Published
23 February 2016
From
Evening Standard
The UK’s LGBT Charities Are Under Threat

David Cameron might have said that when it comes to austerity "we're all in this together", but the reality is that services relied on by the LGBT community are being hit especially hard.

Published
23 February 2016
From
i-D
Community PrEP activists applaud PROUD study decision and call for increased activism to push for NHS provision

Community PrEP activists from PrEPster.info and I Want PreP Now today applauded the decision to extend provision of pre-exposure HIV prophylaxis (PrEP) drug Truvada to participants in the England PROUD study until June 2016.

Published
19 February 2016
From
Prepster
Migrant women face £6,000 birth bill under 'health tourism' laws

Charities say undocumented women have to make difficult choices about accessing maternity care because of crippling NHS fees.

Published
04 February 2016
From
The Guardian
People Are So Desperate For The Drug That Blocks HIV They're “Cheating” The NHS

It’s called “clinic hopping” and involves lying to doctors to get the drug Truvada. Those involved spoke to BuzzFeed News about the lengths they’ll go to for PrEP – and why.

Published
04 February 2016
From
BuzzFeed News
London sexual health clinics step up their support for people buying PrEP online

Several large sexual health clinics in London and Brighton have responded to the growing numbers of people importing PrEP medications from overseas by offering free safety monitoring

Published
29 January 2016
By
Roger Pebody

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