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NHS England Doubles Places on IMPACT PrEP Study to 26,000 Img

NHS England Doubles Places on IMPACT PrEP Study to 26,000

Although the move means that more Britons might be able to access free PrEP, this study is also controversial for being seen as a way to delay full government approval.

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More Than 30 Years Later, the UK Government Opens Inquiry Into Blood Contaminated With HIV and Hepatitis C

On Sept. 24, the first widespread inquiry into how thousands of people in the United Kingdom received contaminated blood in the 1970s and 1980s began with a preliminary hearing and a commemoration event dedicated to the victims.

Drop in HIV Incidence in UK Gay Men: Frequent Testing, Early ART and PrEP Img

Drop in HIV Incidence in UK Gay Men: Frequent Testing, Early ART and PrEP

Exciting data on reduced HIV incidence among gay men attending five London clinics.

Four London Clinics Report Dramatic Drops in HIV Incidence in Gay Men: PrEP, Early Testing and Early ART Are Likely to Be Key Img

Four London Clinics Report Dramatic Drops in HIV Incidence in Gay Men: PrEP, Early Testing and Early ART Are Likely to Be Key

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.

Antiretroviral Therapy Not Linked to Condomless Sex in Large UK Study Img

Antiretroviral Therapy Not Linked to Condomless Sex in Large UK Study

Taking antiretroviral therapy did not raise the likelihood of sex without condoms in a cross-sectional study of 3178 men and women in the United Kingdom.

Increasing Demand for Community Treatment Information Services Img

Increasing Demand for Community Treatment Information Services

A review of the treatment information services provided by HIV i-Base and their use over the last year.

NHS England Pulls Proposed Timeline for PrEP: Perpetuates HIV Health Crisis in Gay Men and Trans People Img

NHS England Pulls Proposed Timeline for PrEP: Perpetuates HIV Health Crisis in Gay Men and Trans People

Simon Collins of HIV i-Base reacts scathingly to England's apparent decision to "block access to the most effective new option for protecting people at highest risk from catching HIV."

Savings to the NHS Predicted From Switching to Generic Antiretrovirals Img

Savings to the NHS Predicted From Switching to Generic Antiretrovirals

If everyone on HIV treatment in the UK switched from patented originator antiretrovirals to generics, there is the potential to save £1.25 billion in NHS drug costs over the next five years (2015-2019), according to modelling data presented at the 20...

U.K. Updates PEP Guidelines: Raltegravir Replaces PIs and No Indication if Positive Partner Has an Undetectable Viral Load Img

U.K. Updates PEP Guidelines: Raltegravir Replaces PIs and No Indication if Positive Partner Has an Undetectable Viral Load

The United Kingdom Chief Medical Officers' Expert Advisory Group on AIDS (EAGA) has issued new guidance for post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) that includes using raltegravir (Isentress) rather than a boosted protease inhibitor.

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Scotland: HIV Treatment to Be Free for Scots

This article was reported by the Herald Scotland.

The Herald Scotland reported that the Scottish Government has decided to make HIV treatment free to everyone in Scotland, regardless of their residency status. The policy change aligns Scotland with ...