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NHS to allow HIV positive people to access vaccines without disclosing status

Rachel Badham February 22, 2021

New NHS England regulations mean people living with HIV will no longer have to disclose their status to get access to Covid-19 vaccinations.

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Study finds puberty blockers improve trans youth wellbeing

Rachel Badham February 4, 2021

A new study published in PLOS One by the NHS Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) has found young trans people’s mental health improves when they have access to puberty blockers.

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LGBTQ+ organisations apply to join puberty blockers appeal

Rachel Badham January 28, 2021

Stonewall, Gendered Intelligence, the Endocrine Society and young people’s sexual health charity, Brook, have applied to join the NHS appeal against the recent court decision to prevent trans people under 16 from accessing puberty blockers.

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Appeals against puberty blockers ruling

Rachel Badham December 23, 2020

Medical professionals appealed against the recent British court ruling to prevent children under 16 from accessing puberty blockers without legal approval.

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Community News

NHS England recommends uncapped access to PrEP trial

Besi Besemar July 6, 2019

NHS England announce five steps towards better access to the HIV prevention drug PrEP, including recommending removing the capped number of places on the ongoing IMPACT Trial.

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Anger as agreed extra NHS PrEP trial delayed

Besi Besemar January 23, 2019

Kemptown MP calls for Minister to intervene so that people have access to PrEP immediately and save the NHS money. A proposal to double the number of people able to access PrEP (a highly effective HIV prevention pill) through the PrEP Impact Trial has been delayed by the trial oversight board.

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NHS England considers expanding PrEP trial

Besi Besemar June 15, 2018

NHS England are considering expanding the IMPACT PrEP trial which started in September 2017. The NHS board had received a proposal from the Trial Management Group to consider increasing the total number of places available for the trial from 10,000 to 13,000.

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Health

NHS England agree to provide immediate treatment to those diagnosed with HIV

Besi Besemar December 18, 2017

NHS England announce that HIV antiretroviral medication will now be provided to patients immediately once someone is diagnosed.  It is one of three new treatments and services approved for funding that will be available for patients from 2018/19, which together are expected to benefit 3,000 patients in the first year alone.

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HIV prevention drug PrEP available on the NHS from September

Besi Besemar August 3, 2017

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) will be available through the NHS from September, as part of a three-year trial. The announcement comes a year and a day after an historic win for NAT (National AIDS Trust) at the High Court that confirmed the NHS’s legal ability to fund the drug, which stops people from getting HIV.

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