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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 30 November 2016

‘The demand for mandatory SRE is now deafening… The government can no longer ignore this safeguarding necessity’

We respond to a letter from the Chairs of five parliamentary committees calling for sex and relationships education to be made compulsory.

SRE end the silence campaign logo

Thursday 24 November 2016

Welsh Assembly backs HIV Testing Week

Welsh Assembly members highlighted the importance of HIV testing today during European HIV Testing Week, and encouraged people across the country to get tested.

Rebecca Evans AM, Julie James AM, Carwyn Jones, Sarah Fuhrmann

Thursday 24 November 2016

Mobile dating apps collaborate to promote HIV, hepatitis and STI testing in Europe

Organisations have joined forces with Hornet, Grindr and PlanetRomeo in largest ever collaboration to promote European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week.

European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week 2016 logo

Wednesday 23 November 2016

David Furnish and Jay Rayner support AIDS Quilt at St Paul’s Cathedral

Celebrities commemorated the lives of those lost to the AIDS epidemic at St Paul’s Cathedral today, where the UK AIDS Memorial Quilt was on display for the first time in 20 years.

David Furnish speaking at St Paul's Catherdral

Monday 21 November 2016

Transport for London and Terrence Higgins Trust host the UK’s largest HIV workplace testing event

Transport for London (TfL) and Terrence Higgins Trust are marking National HIV Testing Week by hosting the UK’s biggest workplace testing event for the second year running.

TfL and THT staff outside King's Cross station

Thursday 17 November 2016

‘We need National HIV Testing Week now more than ever’

Today experts have warned of ‘unacceptable’ rates of late-stage HIV in the UK – particularly among heterosexual men.

Yvette

Thursday 10 November 2016

Court of Appeal upholds judgement that NHS England has the legal power to fund PrEP

PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is a ‘game-changing’ pill that, when used alongside condoms, testing and treatment, could help bring the beginning of the end for HIV.

People marching with banners

Wednesday 02 November 2016

Darcey Bussell and Sam Callahan join Michelin-star restaurants to raise £75,000 for Terrence Higgins Trust

Successful night for the Terrence Higgins Trust Supper Club as celebrities show their support.

Darcey Bussell

Monday 31 October 2016

Big Energy Saving Network launched across London for start of Energy Saving Week

New service aims to help people with HIV to live well this winter.

Big Energy Saving Network logo

Wednesday 19 October 2016

“NHS England must stop with their delays and confusion, and make PrEP immediately available”

Terrence Higgins Trust urges NHS to make PrEP available following Norway decision

a bottle of pills