Hospital Trust suspends car park charges for blue badge holders following claim for judicial review. Kingston Hospital Trust has conceded a claim for judicial review brought by a severely disabled man, AS, challenging the introduction of hospital car parking charges for blue badge holders. AS suffers...

The Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of the NAT (National AIDS Trust) in a judgment that confirms that NHS England can legally fund the HIV prevention drug PrEP. This decision means that NHS England is obliged to give due consideration to commissioning PrEP. This...

On 15 September, the National AIDS Trust will defend the appeal being brought by the Government following NAT’s recent High Court win, that NHS England does have the power to fund crucial HIV drugs. On 2 August 2016, the High Court decided that NHS England’s controversial decision that...

The High Court has decided that NHS England’s controversial decision that it does not have the power to fund Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV was wrong.  Subject to any appeal, NHS England’s Clinical Priorities Advisory Group will now decide whether to prioritise PrEP for commissioning later...

Interest in the outcome of NAT’s challenge to NHS England’s controversial decision that it does not have the power to fund Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV remains high. The hearing took place on 13 July 2016, and judgment is expected within the next couple of...

This Wednesday 13 July 2016, the National Aids Trust (NAT) is taking NHS England to court for refusing to provide a type of medication called PrEP which has been described as a “game changer” in the fight against HIV. PrEP can reduce the transmission of HIV...

PrEP has been described as a “game-changing” drug, following trials which have unequivocally demonstrated that it reduces the risk of transmission of HIV.  After over 18 months of collaborative work involving NAT and many others, NHS England suddenly and unexpectedly pulled the plug on the...

Our client, the National Aids Trust (NAT) has forced NHS England, which was facing a judicial review of its decision, to rethink its controversial decision to shelve plans to commission Antiretroviral Drugs for use as Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV. PrEP has been described as a...

We have been instructed by a number of patients to challenge guidance which requires hospitals to tell the Home Office if patients have received medical treatment but cannot pay for it, irrespective of whether the patient has consented to the sharing of the information. There...