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  • Call for evidence – Memorandum of understanding on data-sharing between NHS Digital and the Home Office

    What is the public health impact of the Memorandum of Understanding on data sharing between NHS Digital, the Home Office, and the Department of Health, particularly on health seeking behaviour and health outcomes of the migrant population?

    14 February 2018 | Migrants' Rights Network
  • Are We Really Prepared To Stop HIV?

    Last weekend (9/10 February) in Amsterdam, European healthcare workers, activists, advocates and policy makers were at a conference discussing how they could facilitate HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) more widely across European countries. Is it right to continue to limit or stagger access to PrEP to those at highest need in England when it is available freely on the NHS in Scotland and Wales?

    12 February 2018 | Huffington Post
  • PrEP Shop: Daily PrEP for only £55 a month

    We’ve created PrEP Shop to make it easier for you to buy generic HIV PrEP from someone you trust. By using the buying power of the NHS we aim to keep prices as affordable as we can.

    12 February 2018 | 56 Dean Street
  • PrEP in England

    Report on the Today programme, 46 minutes in.

    09 February 2018 | BBC Radio 4 (audio)
  • 600 people a week turned away from oversubscribed sexual health clinics at one London NHS trust

    Dr Mark Lawton of the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV said the data showing hundreds of people are being turned away from clinic at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Trust alone are the “tip of the iceberg”. “The figures don’t count those who didn’t get through the doors because they were closed,” he told the Standard.

    30 January 2018 | Evening Standard
  • London sexual health clinics 'oversubscribed'

    Sexual health clinics in central London say they have had to turn patients away due to increased pressures on services. Six clinics have closed in the last 12 months, and there have been delays to the rollout of an online self-testing system.

    24 January 2018 | BBC
  • Migrants 'should not have to fear GP practices', MPs told

    GP practices should not be turned into a ‘place of fear’ for migrant patients who are frightened their personal data could be shared with the authorities, MPs were told today.

    22 January 2018 | Pulse
  • England: Public health cuts undermine support for smokers

    Cuts in public health grants have led to a ‘dramatic’ change in local services aimed at helping people quit smoking, according to anti-smoking campaigners.

    16 January 2018 | LocalGov
  • Troll uses HIV charity's computer to attack PrEP provider

    An employee of HIV charity Terrance Higgins Trust has sent a series of spam and trolling comments to an online pharmacy website, a Gay Star News investigation can reveal.

    19 December 2017 | Gay Star News
  • Harm reduction on a knife edge

    Disinvestment in harm reduction is hurting services and failing clients, say those struggling to maintain life-saving provision.

    04 December 2017 | Drink & Drug News
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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

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