HIV and Sexual Health Sector Unites in National Action Against Government Cuts as Budgets are Slashed by Councils

HIV charities from Liverpool (Sahir Trust) to Leicestershire (LASS) to London have come together with health professional bodies, British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH), and British HIV Association to launch a new national campaign opposing cuts to HIV services across the country – ‘Support people with HIV: Stop the cuts’.

#StopHIVCuts

Increasing numbers of local authorities are pulling funding from HIV support services.

The campaign has written to Secretary of State for Health, Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt calling for a meeting to discuss the impact of these cuts, demand effective commissioning, adequate funding, and access to support services for all people living with HIV.

HIV services in both Berkshire and Oxfordshire, run by Thames Valley Support and Terrence Higgins Trust respectively, have been cut by over