PrEP IMPACT Trial announcement – statement from PrEPster and iwantPrEPnow

Thursday 3 August 2017   Community PrEP advocates from PrEPster and iwantPrEPnow welcomed today’s announcement by NHS England of the launch of the PrEP IMPACT trial.   The IMPACT trial will provide PrEP to 10,000 people in England, with the first clinics in London, Brighton, Manchester, Liverpool and Sheffield expected […]

PrEP now available in Scotland!

Team PrEPster is thrilled that Scotland has become the first nation in the UK to offer free PrEP to people who need it. People resident in Scotland who are 16 or over who are seeking PrEP can find out more information from  https://prep.scot/ Nice work Scotland!

Life Ball Award & Funding

PrEPster and iwantPrEPnow are proud to announce that they are joint recipients of the Life Ball 2017 Life Plus Award, recognising outstanding contribution [to HIV prevention]. Our combined efforts have played a huge role in facilitating awareness of and access to PrEP in the UK and beyond which (in combination with other prevention strategies) has […]

Scotland announces PrEP on the NHS

The Scottish Medicines Consortium (CSM) today announced that PrEP is deemed to be cost-effective and will become available on the NHS in Scotland. At PrEPster we salute the work undertaken by a coalition of Scottish community-based organisations, clinicians, researchers and advocates to get this result. We are proud to have […]

Teamprepster launches new educational information

At teamprepster we’re delighted to launch a new range of educational materials that continue our fight to educate and agitate for PrEP in England and beyond. Designed by Eoin Norton and using photography from Javier Gonzalez the new materials include posters in two designs; an information booklet; and condom packs in four […]

What we know about the new England PrEP trial

At the start of December 2016, NHS England announced funding for a large scale PrEP trial in England. The announcement said that the trial would be a joint initiative between NHS England and Public Health England (PHE), to start early in the 2017-2018 financial year, and that there would be […]

The costs of inaction on PrEP

When we set up PrEPster from our kitchen table in August 2015, little did we suspect that in under 18 months, The Lancet would be commending our work. But that’s what just happened. In an editorial published today, our work, alongside that of I Want PrEP Now, National Aids Trust, […]

Do you want to be more confident in how you speak to the media about PrEP?

PrEPster is organising one-day FREE media training days (one in London + one in Manchester) for UK PrEP educators and advocates. The training is intended to increase the capacity of the UK HIV sector to respond to media queries about PrEP and its use. Central London – Monday 27 March […]