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
Government is accused of 'not caring' about HIV after 'disgraceful' decision to deny people in England access to free self-testing kits

Public Health England last year offered firms the chance to sell their self-testing kits to the NHS, but later withdrew the offer completely. In a scathing attack on the move, the manufacturer of a type of testing kit branded it 'disgraceful', 'discriminatory' and 'small-minded'.

Published
10 June 2019
From
Daily Mail
Government confirms sexual and reproductive health will remain with local authorities

The Government has concluded a review of commissioning arrangements for certain public health functions, including sexual and reproductive health, that was announced in the NHS Long Term Plan. Many sexual and reproductive health clinic services are currently commissioned by local authorities through the Public Health Grant and Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, confirmed yesterday that this would remain the case.

Published
07 June 2019
From
National AIDS Trust
England: Government rejects NHS move on public health services

A departmental review has decided local government will “continue to lead” on public health, putting to an end speculation the NHS would take control of these services. However, the Department of Health and Social Care’s report concluded sexual health commissioning should be shared between local councils and the NHS.

Published
07 June 2019
From
Health Service Journal
England: Sexual health figures mask serious trends and inequalities

Sexual health must be sufficiently funded on a national level, to deliver high quality sexual health services and information, say the Health and Social Care Committee in its report on sexual health.

Published
02 June 2019
From
Parliament
Case study: HIV campaign exceeds expectations and delivers life-changing results

A web TV series depicting the sex life of a young gay man is helping to protect others at risk of contracting HIV, as part of a successful campaign for 56 Dean Street, London's biggest NHS-run sexual health clinic.

Published
14 May 2019
From
PR Week
England: Sexual Health Checks Fall By Almost 250,000 As Services Suffer Severe Cuts

Sexual and reproductive health checks have fallen by 245,000 in three years, amid “swingeing” cuts to the vital services, new figures published by the Labour party show. Spending on the facilities by local authorities fell by £56 million over the past five years, according to House of Commons library data.

Published
14 May 2019
From
Huffington Post
London councils agree to take 60% new PrEP trial patients, but it might not be enough

A stalemate over who would take more patients on to PrEP trial has ended. London councils have agreed to increase places on city PrEP trial.

Published
15 April 2019
From
Gay Star News
London: Tower Hamlets Mayor calls for Government to fund PrEP for all to stop HIV transmission

John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets has written to Matt Hancock the Secretary of State for health, to call for the funding of HIV treatment that could stop the spread of HIV, saving the NHS millions of pounds.

Published
11 April 2019
From
Tower Hamlets council
UK: Ministers accused of cover-up over migrant health reports

Ministers have been accused of a cover-up for refusing to release official reports into whether migrants’ health has been harmed since they began being charged upfront for NHS care before they can be treated.

Published
05 April 2019
From
The Guardian
King's College Hospital launches first transgender sexual health service for South London

9 March 2019 - King’s College Hospital in Camberwell is launching the first sexual health service in south London for trans people. In partnership with cliniQ, the new service will offer a range of health and wellbeing initiatives.

Published
01 April 2019
From
King's College Hospital
← First12345...52Next →

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.