HIV Infection: Drugs

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 12th April 2019.

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Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Green, Brighton, Pavilion

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that the additional places on the PrEP Impact Trial are offered across England; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Green, Brighton, Pavilion

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the NHS England PrEP Impact Trial Update - April 2019, what assessment he has made of the reasons for the finding that 37 councils in England have not provided additional places on the PrEP Impact Trial; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Seema Kennedy Seema Kennedy The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

On 30 January, my Rt, hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care announced that the pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) Impact trial would be expanded. Rollout of additional places on the trial is now commencing. However, participation in the trial is on a voluntary basis for both clinics and local authorities.

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