31st December 2014
California: Suspected HIV infection on porn set sparks health alert 3
12:08 PM — California officials have issued an alert after finding “very strong evidence” that an adult film actor became infected with HIV as a result of unprotected sex.
23rd December 2014
NAT welcomes Government commitment to maintain national HIV prevention funding
1:21 PM — The National AIDS Trust has welcomed a commitment from the Minister for Public Health, Jane Ellison, to maintain current levels of funding for national HIV prevention for a further year.
18th December 2014
Comment: Cutting the HIV prevention budget by 50% will massively undermine the fight against HIV 35
4:00 PM — Charles Smith, the Labour Party Parliamentary Candidate for Maidenhead, writes of his concern at reports the government may cut funding to the National HIV Prevention programme for England by 50%.
16th December 2014
Birmingham: LGBT charity gets new sexual health services contract
2:22 PM — An LGBT charity in Birmingham is set to deliver new sexual health services for the city’s LGBT community.
11th December 2014
Study: HIV most often passed on by younger gay men who have not been diagnosed 4
4:24 PM — A study shows the vast majority of HIV infections for gay men in Britain occur in men with undiagnosed HIV who are under 35.
9th December 2014
London: ACTUP to protest outside Department of Health in call for PrEP 6
11:48 AM — ACTUP are holding a protest on Wednesday outside the Department of Health in a bid to speed up access to PrEP.
2nd December 2014
Study: HIV becoming less deadly – but still far from harmless 2
1:14 PM — New research suggests HIV is evolving to become less deadly and less infectious, although scientists warn the virus is still an awfully long way" from becoming harmless
Kieron Richardson: Hollyoaks HIV storyline is not a stereotype 1
10:56 AM — Hollyoaks actor Kieron Richardson says his character’s upcoming HIV-related storyline is not a stereotype but based on modern-day reality.
27th November 2014
Andy Burnham: ‘Much more needs to be done to tackle HIV’ 3
4:26 PM — Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham says “much more needs to be done” when it comes to tackling HIV in Britain.
Charity slams ex-UKIP president for saying HIV is the ‘wages’ of gay promiscuity 25
1:23 PM — Former UKIP deputy leader Lord Christopher Monckton has been branded as “living on another planet” by Terrence Higgins Trust for suggesting that HIV is the “wages” of gay promiscuity.
Ollie Locke: ‘HIV ripped apart my family’ 3
11:05 AM — Made in Chelsea star Ollie Locke is determined to raise awareness of HIV among young gay and bisexual men and has revealed that his uncle died from the virus.
26th November 2014
David Cameron backs National HIV Testing Week at PMQs
5:04 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron has given his backing to National HIV Testing Week.
25th November 2014
Graham Norton and Coronation Street star Charlie Condou back National HIV Testing Week
4:05 PM — Gay celebrities are supporting National HIV Testing Week.
Kieron Richardson: Hollyoaks HIV storyline will be ‘massive’ 3
9:42 AM — Hollyoaks actor Kieron Richardson says his character’s upcoming HIV-related storyline is "very important".
20th November 2014
WATCH: Enrique Iglesias & David Hasselhoff talk about friends affected by HIV
5:17 PM — Enrique Iglesias and Baywatch actor David Hasselhoff are raising awareness of HIV by speaking about their own experiences of losing friends to the virus before successful treatment became available.
18th November 2014
UKIP doctor blasts Tory MP Michael Fabricant’s equal blood campaign 24
11:47 AM — A UKIP parliamentary candidate, who works as a hospital doctor, has criticised Tory MP Michael Fabricant’s campaign to equalise blood donation rules for gay and bisexual men.
One in eight gay and bisexual men in London living with HIV 16
10:48 AM — A new report published by Public Health England shows one in eight gay and bisexual men in London are now living with HIV
29th October 2014
Study finds PrEP successful at protecting against HIV when taken just before sex 28
1:02 PM — A French study suggesting PrEP could be just as effective in reducing the risk of HIV transmission if taken before sexual intercourse rather than every day has been welcomed by the National AIDS Trust.
28th October 2014
Public Health Wales: Chemsex linked to rising levels of HIV among gay men 32
6:15 PM — “There is clear evidence” of an increase in HIV among gay and bisexual in Wales due to legal highs, officials warns.
16th October 2014
UK: PrEP study to be fast-tracked following ‘significant progress’ 47
4:53 PM — A two-year study into whether PrEP should be routinely made available on the NHS for gay and bisexual men is being fast-tracked.