“Dramatic Drop in HIV Amongst Gay Men”: London Clinic

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At the excellent i-Base website, a good news story for all of us who believe in the power of PrEP: At the end of December, several leading London sexual health clinics used social media to report significant drops in number of gay men who were diagnosed HIV positive during 2016. These preliminary data are based

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High Court Decision of PrEP Funding

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As the BBC reports this morning, alongside a great introductory video about Pre-Exposure Prophulaxis (or PrEP), the National AIDS Trust (NAT) has won a High Court ruling that is set to over-turn the NHS position on funding the “game-changing” treatment. Some months ago, NHS England announced that it considered the provision of PrEP to be a

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Government Response to PrEP Petitioners

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The Government is issuing a response to all those who sign a petition asking that PrEP be made immediately available on the NHS, following NHS England’s decision of a few weeks ago: NHS England have agreed to carefully consider their position on commissioning Pre-exposure Prophylaxis. The Government is investing £2.4m in HIV prevention nationally. The

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NHS England’s Decision on PrEP

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The NHS this week announced it had abandoned any plans to offer Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, or PrEP. In a statement, NHS England said: As set out in the Local Authorities (Public Health Functions and Entry to Premises by Local Healthwatch Representatives) Regulations 2013, local authorities are the responsible commissioner for HIV prevention services. Including PrEP for consideration

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What is PrEP? And where Can I Get It?

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We recently added a PrEP page to our Treatment section. We understand the interest people have in PrEP, and if your want to talk to about the treatment, then our HIV health advisers would be happy to talk to you. We do not, however, currently offer PrEP. There is an excellent website for more information: iwantprepnow.co.uk launched on 5th

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Withdrawn Plans to Expand PROUD Study

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WITHDRAWN PLANS TO EXPAND PROUD STUDY 19th January 2015 Given that the PROUD pilot study has answered theimportant question of how much protection daily Truvada can offer when provided in sexual health clinics in the UK, there is no need for the planned larger clinical trial. As such, we have withdrawn our funding application to

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