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LGBT Labour urge universal access to PrEP for everyone ASAP

Besi Besemar August 9, 2017

Last week, NHS England announced that Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) will be available on prescription from the NHS to 10,000 people as part of a three-year trial from September 1. The announcement follows in the footsteps of Wales as opposed to Scotland where the drug is already available. Campaigners in Northern Ireland are increasingly concerned about how they are falling behind the rest of the UK.

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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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