PrEPster applauds England PrEP decision

PrEPster welcomes the announcement by the Department of Health and Social Care of funding to enable a roll out of PrEP across England. The announcement comes as HIV prevention activists have raised increasing concerns about PrEP availability, as the PrEP IMPACT Trial moves to its close. PrEPster salutes and applauds […]

PrEPster welcomes NHS England PrEP IMPACT Trial funding commitment

PrEPster welcomes today’s commitment from NHS England to fund additional places on the England PrEP IMPACT Trial. The IMPACT Trial was launched in October 2017, with the 13,000 places on the Trial rapidly filling up. Trial researchers have made a request for places on the Trial to be increased to […]

PrEPster’s 5 Things website Highly Commended at BMA Patient Information Awards

PrEPster’s 5 Things to know about the IMPACT Trial website has been Highly Commended by the British Medical Association’s Patient Information Awards. The website, along with accompanying video and small resource, was launched to assist potential participants in the England IMPACT Trial to be ‘trial ready’. Judges commented that it […]

PrEPster launches new briefing paper to assist frontline outreach workers

PrEPster has released a new briefing paper to assist outreach workers in responding to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about PrEP. The briefing is the result of training interventions facilitated by PrEPster with frontline outreach workers. The e-version of the document links to research and evidence that supports the FAQs, allowing […]

New multi-language PrEPster information launched thanks to unique collaboration

A unique collaboration between PrEPster and translation students at London Metropolitan University (London Met) has resulted in new multi-language sections of PrEPster’s PrEP awareness website. Information on the England PrEP IMPACT Trial, plus details of how to buy PrEP online legally and safely from the UK is now available in […]

Nneka Nwokola calls for focused HIV prevention for women in the UK

56 Dean Street‘s Nneka Nwokola’s recent TEDxEuston talk calls for an increased focus on HIV prevention for women – especially African women in the UK. Asking participants at the TEDx talk to reflect on when they last had sex, Nneka asks the women in the audience if the sex felt […]

PrEPster’s Marc Thompson wins Naz Project’s LGBTQI nOSCAR

PrEPster co-founder Marc Thompson has been awarded the Naz Project‘s LGBTQI award at their nOSCAR award ceremony. The accolade went to Marc for his work coordinating peer mentoring at Positively UK, his ground breaking work with BlackOutUK, and over 25 years of leadership in HIV prevention, including as Director of […]