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Press releases and statements

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

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Wednesday 15 November 2017

Prince Harry attends the opening of Terrence Higgins Trust pop-up shop

Today, Prince Harry attended the opening of Terrence Higgins Trust’s HIV self test pop-up shop in Hackney, to launch National HIV Testing Week (Saturday 18 to Friday 24 November).

Yvette and Prince Harry

Wednesday 18 October 2017

UK PrEP programme would be cost-effective, and could prevent up to one in four cases of HIV

Our Medical Director responds to a new study on PrEP.

a bottle of pills

Monday 09 October 2017

£160,000 raised to support HIV positive people back to work

Barclays Spectrum – the bank’s LGBT employee network – raised over £160,000 to support leading HIV charity Terrence Higgins Trust at its annual fundraising dinner on Friday 6 October at The Savoy in London.

Paul Gambaccini

Tuesday 03 October 2017

New figures confirm HIV diagnoses are falling, but there is still “cause for concern” – warns Terrence Higgins Trust

New figures, published today by Public Health England (PHE), show an 18% decrease in HIV diagnoses in the UK in 2016.

Men with men

Thursday 07 September 2017

"We urgently need new approaches to HIV testing" - NICE quality standard published

Terrence Higgins Trust welcomes new quality standard and calls for new approaches to HIV testing.

Dr Michael Brady

Wednesday 30 August 2017

HIV and sexual health services 'at breaking point'

HIV and sexual health services are "at breaking point", says Terrence Higgins Trust after a new Public Health England report.

Doctor and patient

Tuesday 15 August 2017

Beverley Knight announced as new patron of Terrence Higgins Trust

British soul singer and actress Beverley Knight MBE has been announced as a patron of the UK’s leading HIV and sexual health charity, Terrence Higgins Trust.

Beverley Knight MBE

Thursday 03 August 2017

Statement on PrEP trial in England

NHS England has announced a start date for the PrEP trial and the news that the drug has now been procured for the trial.

a bottle of pills

Friday 28 July 2017

Meet the man living with HIV who started a global movement to tackle stigma with science

One man living with HIV has shared the story behind how he started a global movement from his studio apartment in Brooklyn, to raise awareness of one of the biggest and least-understood facts about the virus; that people on effective HIV treatment cannot pass on the virus.

Michael, Bruce and Alex

Sunday 23 July 2017

‘A victory for science over stigmatising assumptions’

Terrence Higgins Trust comments on changes to blood donation restrictions.

A blood bag