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Terrence Higgins chief executive says she was sacked because 'board lost its nerve'

The sacked chief executive of the Terrence Higgins Trust has said she was dismissed because the board lost their nerve over a change programme, and suggested her removal served individuals at the charity more than beneficiaries.

Published
14 July 2015
From
Civil Society
Inquiry into sexual health service commissioning finds lack of accountability

A lack of accountability in sexual and reproductive health and HIV care in England is directly impacting patients and must be addressed urgently. That is the finding of an inquiry by an All Party Parliamentary Group into the standards of sexual health services since responsibility for commissioning was transferred to local government in 2013 through the Health and Social Care Act.

Published
14 July 2015
From
FPA press release
Preventing HIV in the UK heterosexual population

It is time to think again about which heterosexuals acquire HIV in the UK and how we can best meet their prevention needs.

Published
13 July 2015
From
National AIDS Trust
PROUD and PrEPared – why I’m waiting for Truvada

A London columnist describes why he wants PrEP now for him and his partner – and why gay men in the UK can't get it yet. "Why should trust between partners, even irregular ones, be impossible in gay life? Why too should there have to be an elephant in the room every time – fear (even low level), anxiety, guilt, shame, all for having a fun and intimate experience with a nicer person? This week my partner and I attended the premiere of the documentary ‘PROUD and PrEPared’ – a look at PrEP and the PROUD study in the UK, which centred on just these issues."

Published
11 July 2015
From
Beyond Positive
Terrence Higgins Trust fires chief executive

Rosemary Gillespie asked to quit immediately following 15-month tenure marked by ‘considerable change’

Published
11 July 2015
From
The Guardian
Terrence Higgins Trust Chief Executive steps down

Terrence Higgins Trust (THT), the largest voluntary sector provider of HIV and sexual health services in the UK, today announced that its Board of Trustees has decided that a change of leadership is needed for the next stage of the organisation's development.

Published
10 July 2015
From
Terrence Higgins Trust
Sexual health commissioning in local government

These nine case studies showcase local government experience of commissioning sexual health services since taking over this responsibility in April 2013.

Published
10 July 2015
From
MEDFASH
Letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer

You have announced a £200million cut to Department of Health 'non-NHS spending' which transpired to mean the 'ring-fenced' public health grant. This cut will leave public health services gutted and unable to cope with rising patient and public need.

Published
10 July 2015
From
BMA
What Has the Chancellor Got Against Sexual Health?

It is hard to see this cut as anything other than an attack on gay men's health.

Published
09 July 2015
From
Huffington Post
NHS England announces annual investment decisions for certain specialised services [including HIV treatment as prevention]

NHS England has today (2 July) set out its planned investment decisions for certain specialised services as part of its annual commissioning round.

Published
03 July 2015
From
NHS England press release

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