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Latest news from Terrence Higgins Trust, as well as useful resources for journalists and broadcasters.

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Tuesday 14 February 2017

MPs swamped with Valentine's cards in favour of Sex & Relationships Education

Who’s top of your Valentine’s list this year? Could it be your MP? The unlikely objects of our affections are today opening their doors to piles of Valentine’s cards from LGBT students – and it’s in aid of Sex and Relationships Education.

Sack of SRE Valentine's Day cards outside Parliament

Thursday 09 February 2017

Rainbow pancakes, TV stars and a battle to become the Biggest Tosser

Comedians Katherine Ryan and David Morgan battled it out for the title of Biggest Tosser at the launch of Terrence Higgins Trust’s pancake-themed fundraiser, Toss Off.

Katherine Ryan and David Morgan

Thursday 19 January 2017

Social care ‘timebomb’ facing ageing HIV positive population

The first generation of older people with HIV are facing poverty, loneliness and discrimination, according to a new report by Terrence Higgins Trust.

Older man holding mug

Thursday 12 January 2017

Victoria Borwick MP visits Terrence Higgins Trust to support local people living with HIV

Victoria Borwick, Member of Parliament for Kensington, today visited Terrence Higgins Trust to find out about its work tackling HIV and sexual health, and to take part in a complementary therapy session.

Victoria Borwick MP with staff member and service users

Tuesday 13 December 2016

Terrence Higgins Trust announces Jonathan McShane as new Chair of Trustees

Jonathan McShane has a wealth of experience in public health. He is currently the Cabinet Member for Health, Social Care and Devolution in the London Borough of Hackney, Chair of Hackney’s Health and Wellbeing Board and represents the Local Government Association on public health issues.

Jonathan McShane

Sunday 04 December 2016

NHS England announces PrEP trial

NHS England have today announced that they will fund a PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) trial for HIV prevention. It is anticipated that the trial will include at least 10,000 participants over the next three years.

a bottle of pills

Friday 02 December 2016

'Painting the City red'

Financial institutions across the City support people living with HIV on World AIDS Day. Buildings were lit up and staff took part in selling red ribbons and a sponsored stair climb.

Bank of England lit up red for World AIDS Day 2016

Thursday 01 December 2016

‘Thanks to Prince Harry and Rihanna’s example, we’re a step closer to a world without HIV stigma.'

Prince Harry and Rihanna test for HIV in Barbados on World AIDS Day. Watch the video of the tests, which took place during a royal visit.

Rihanna and Prince Harry having HIV tests

Thursday 01 December 2016

World AIDS Day reaches Parliament

On the eve of World AIDS Day, Terrence Higgins Trust takes the It's Not Over message to the heart of Westminster with our annual Parliamentary reception.

attendees at our parliamentary reception

Thursday 01 December 2016

Awareness of HIV still ‘stuck in the 1980s’ says Terrence Higgins Trust

World AIDS Day survey reveals 30% Brits believe you can get HIV from sharing a toothbrush - and only 16% realise there’s still an HIV epidemic in the UK.

staff holding letters