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Healthcare staff with HIV will do surgery

Healthcare staff in England, Wales and Scotland who have HIV will no longer be prevented from performing various medical procedures – including surgery – the Department of Health has announced, pointing out that staff are more likely to be hit by lightning than infect patients. Before they can work with patients, healthcare workers with HIV…

Charity launches Back to Work scheme for people with HIV in long-term unemployment

HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust is inviting people living with HIV who are long-term unemployed to apply for its ground-breaking Back to Work scheme, set up to ease those with the condition back into the workplace. About 25 per cent of people with HIV in the UK are currently unemployed. Thanks to…