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HIV Infection: Drugs

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 6020, tabled on 21 January 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with health professionals to ensure that gay and bisexual men in (a) the North West, (b) Liverpool City Region, (c) Wirral and (d) Wallasey have access to places on the PrEP Impact Trial.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

29 January 2020

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is currently provided in England through the three-year PrEP Impact Trial. Participation in the trial is on a voluntary basis and it is for clinics and local authorities to decide the number of allocated places they can accept. The Department has held no discussions with health professionals in the North West, Liverpool City Region, Wirral and Wallasey regarding access to places on the Trial.

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Department of Health and Social Care
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