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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 […]

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Have you bought PrEP online or tried to? Take part in a study that tells us about your experience!

Have you bought PrEP online or tried to? Take part in a study that tells us about your experience! See details of the study, and how to participate in one of the focus groups below.   Why are we doing this study? HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is an intervention that […]

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Are you accessing PrEP support from clinics in England, Wales or Northern Ireland?

Have you been provided with FREE PrEP support – including tests such as kidney function tests – from an NHS clinic or service in England, Wales or Northern Ireland? PrEPster is building a data base of clinics and services that currently offer PrEP support to people who are self-obtaining PrEP […]

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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 […]

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Public Health England (PHE) issues update on IMPACT PrEP trial

Following our update on the PHE PrEP trial in February, PHE have now released their own update on the trial (now called the IMPACT Trial). The full update from PHE can be viewed here.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Something extraordinary is happening to HIV diagnoses in London

As the end of the year approaches, HIV clinics in central London have started to report sharp falls in HIV diagnoses. Dean Street reported a 40% reduction, and the Mortimer Market Centre a fall of over 50%. Homerton in east London reported a 40% reduction, and Bart’s a 36% fall. […]

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