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#PrEPforHer

“PrEP for a lot of women, will be their entry point for access to care,” noted Martha Cameron, Director of Prevention at The Women’s Collective. “They are hearing about it for the first time and you see the surprise,” she … Continue reading

(Scotland): Decision due on ‘game-changer’ Prep HIV drug

Medical chiefs in Scotland are due to announce whether a “game-changing” drug which can prevent HIV infection will be made available on the NHS. (Story via BBC) Research suggests a daily dose of a drug known as Prep can protect … Continue reading

Call to fund #PrEP on NHS

Calls are being made to get a drug that prevents HIV infection in people at high risk of the virus available on the NHS in Scotland.  It follows legal battles in England over whether the NHS or local authorities should … Continue reading

NHS ordered to pay for HIV drug #PrEP after losing High Court battle

NHS England has lost its appeal over a High Court ruling that it has the legal power to commission PrEP, a ‘game changer’ treatment in the fight against HIV. Story via Metro NHS England appealed on the grounds that local authorities … Continue reading

Norway provides #PrEP for free! Well done Norway!

Yes, you did read that headline correct! – While our NHS is arguing why it shouldn’t be providing, cost effective, life saving and game changing anti-HIV medicine, Norway has become the first country in the world to offer at-risk citizens … Continue reading

The Next Generation of PrEP is here.

New pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) drugs that offer protection against HIV infection, including bimonthly injections, are in the works, but they will not be available before 2020, and they are not without their shortcomings, experts said at the Controlling the HIV … Continue reading

The NHS consultation for #PrEP ENDS TOMORROW! Make sure your voice is heard!

The NHS public consultation on a proposed clinical consultation commissioning policy on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV ends tomorrow (Friday, 23rd September) This consultation is necessary in order to make PrEP available to people who are at risk of becoming … Continue reading

No. PrEP isn’t just for gay men.

“PrEP for a lot of women, will be their entry point for access to care,” noted Martha Cameron, Director of Prevention at The Women’s Collective. “They are hearing about it for the first time and you see the surprise,” she … Continue reading

The NHS consultation for #PrEP is live now! Make sure your voice is heard.

The NHS have launched their 45 day public consultation on a proposed clinical consultation commissioning policy on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV. This consultation is necessary in order to make PrEP available to people who are at risk of becoming … Continue reading

High Court overturns @NHSEngland refusal to consider #PrEP

The National AIDS Trust (NAT) is the UK’s leading charity dedicated to transforming society’s response to HIV.  They provide fresh thinking, expertise and practical resources. They champion the rights of people living with HIV and campaign for change.  Shaping attitudes. … Continue reading