The problem with PrEP
…or access to it, anyway.
At the time of writing, NHS England has twice refused to roll-out the drug treatment known as PrEP, even though it’s been consistently proven to be one of the most valuable weapons we’ve got in the taken properly, PrEP has the
The life-saving drug Truvada, which is used as part of the PrEP treatment, has now been removed entirely from NHS England’s commissioning process until ‘more testing is done’ – despite an NHS working group made up of clinicians and experts from across demonstrating the need,
lives will be lost as a result So what happens next? has asked a high court judge to overturn NHS England’s decision, while some gay men have taken it upon themselves to order PrEP drugs online from other countries, in a dangerous trend being referred to as
Some MPs are now claiming NHS England’s refusal to support PrEP is just the latest example that LGBT+ sexual health is being gravely
And, of course, there’s that dirty thing called money, with many believing NHS England is merely stalling until the Truvada drug comes it does, other pharmaceutical companies will be able to make their own version at a
Matthew Hodson, the outgoing chief exec of gay men’s health charity GMFA, and gay MPs Stewart – the latter of which is also the chair of the All-Party kind of sense of this mess, and determine what the