Search through all our worldwide HIV and AIDS news and features, using the topics below to filter your results by subjects including HIV treatment, transmission and prevention, and hepatitis and TB co-infections.

UK health services news

Show

From To
National AIDS Trust sets out vision for HIV in the Future NHS

On World AIDS Day (1 December) the National AIDS Trust (NAT) is releasing a call-to-action on how the needs of people living with HIV should be met by the changing NHS in England.

Published
16 hours ago
From
National AIDS Trust
HIV services: collaboration in a time of fragmentation

At The King’s Fund, we have been working on a project to understand how HIV services have been affected by the NHS reforms. In order to understand how local systems have dealt with the new commissioning arrangements, we are studying four geographical case studies from across England. We want to explore how areas are developing their own frameworks and networks around HIV prevention, treatment and support services.

Published
18 hours ago
From
The King's Fund
There may be fewer people living with undiagnosed HIV in the UK than previously thought

Public Health England’s estimate of the number of people who have HIV without being aware of it has been lowered, for the second year running. However, this

Published
01 December 2016
By
Roger Pebody
The 13 NHS treatments at risk... because taxpayers face paying for controversial HIV drug

Hundreds of people with rare diseases could miss out on vital treatments after the NHS was ordered to consider bankrolling a controversial HIV pill.

Published
11 November 2016
From
Daily Mail
NHS England loses appeal – it must consider providing PrEP

At the Court of Appeal in London this morning, three judges confirmed that NHS England is responsible for providing PrEP. Key to the case is the fact

Published
10 November 2016
By
Roger Pebody
NHS England has power to fund Prep HIV drug, court decides

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the NHS in England has the power to fund a drug which prevents HIV infection in people at high risk of the virus. NHS England had previously said that local authorities should provide the pre-exposure prophylaxis drug - known as Prep - because they are responsible for preventative health. But councils insisted they had too little money. An estimated 14,000 people would be eligible for Prep in England. NHS England said the judgment confirmed that it had the ability, but not the obligation, to fund Prep.

Published
10 November 2016
From
BBC
Court Of Appeal: NHS Can Provide The HIV Prevention Drug

NHS England has lost its appeal against a high court ruling, paving the way for possible funding of “game-changing” medication. In a judgment handed down this morning at the Royal Courts of Justice, NHS England failed in its attempt to persuade Lady Justice Kind and Lord Justices Longmore and Underhill that it is not responsible for funding HIV prevention medication.

Published
10 November 2016
From
BuzzFeed
Final PrEP HIV drug case win for National AIDS Trust at Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of the NAT (National AIDS Trust) in a judgment that confirms an earlier high court judgment that NHS England can legally fund the HIV prevention drug PrEP. This decision means that NHS England is obliged to give due consideration to commissioning PrEP.

Published
10 November 2016
From
NAT
Tests of online PrEP purchases by London clinic find no fakes, and adequate drug levels

A sexual health clinic in central London that offered to test drug levels in users of tenofovir/emtricitabine pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) who had bought it online found adequate

Published
26 October 2016
By
Gus Cairns
Report recommends PrEP for use in Scotland

Last week, a report recommending PrEP for use in Scotland was endorsed by the Executive Leads Network, who govern Scotland's Sexual Health and Blood Borne Virus Framework. The report was written by the Scottish HIV PrEP Short Life Working Group (SLWG), administered by HIV Scotland and chaired by Dr Rak Nandwani.

Published
24 October 2016
From
HIV Scotland
← First12345...48Next →

Filter by country

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
close

This content was checked for accuracy at the time it was written. It may have been superseded by more recent developments. NAM recommends checking whether this is the most current information when making decisions that may affect your health.

NAM’s information is intended to support, rather than replace, consultation with a healthcare professional. Talk to your doctor or another member of your healthcare team for advice tailored to your situation.