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Terrence Higgins Trust trustee to become its interim chief executive

Jackie Morton, a trustee of the Terrence Higgins Trust, will act as its interim chief executive while the charity recruits a replacement for Rosemary Gillespie, who was recently asked to stand down as chief executive with immediate effect.

Published
20 July 2015
From
Civil Society
Improving access to, and completion of, hepatitis C treatment

PHE's latest briefing in the 'Turning evidence into practice' series has practical advice for commissioners and services on improving access to, and completion of, hepatitis C treatment. Preventing blood-borne virus transmission is one of the eight good practice outcomes of the national drug strategy and treating hepatitis C infection is a growing priority for the NHS.

Published
17 July 2015
From
Public Health England
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
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