HIV positive predatory paedophile and his accomplice who led ‘double lives’ sentenced to life for abusing boys as young as thirteen – The Independent

Posted December 3rd, 2013 in child abuse, HIV, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘Two “predatory” paedophiles, one of whom is HIV positive, have been jailed for life.’

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The Independent, 2nd December 2013

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HIV positive Simon Morris Jones abused three boys – BBC News

Posted September 27th, 2013 in child abuse, HIV, news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences by tracey

“A man who sexually abused three boys when he knew he was HIV positive, has been jailed for 10 years at Caernarfon Crown Court.”

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BBC News, 26th September 2013

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HIV home-testing kits will be available free on NHS after law change – The Independent

Posted August 15th, 2013 in HIV, news by sally

“Home-testing kits that allow people to test themselves for HIV will be legal in the UK from next spring.”

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The Independent, 14th August 2013

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Restrictions on health workers with HIV lifted as ‘outdated’ ban ends – The Guardian

Posted August 15th, 2013 in dentists, disqualification, doctors, employment, HIV, news by sally

“Surgeons, dentists, midwives and other healthcare workers who have HIV are to be allowed to perform all kinds of procedures on patients, following the lifting of an outdated ban that led in some cases to the loss of careers and livelihoods.”

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The Guardian, 15th August 2013

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Man accused of infecting women with HIV virus dies in hospital aged 34 – The Independent

Posted August 9th, 2013 in grievous bodily harm, health, HIV, news, trials by sally

“A man accused of infecting two women with the HIV virus has died in hospital.”

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The Independent, 8th August 2013

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Doctors call for law to protect them against HIV – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 3rd, 2013 in consent, doctors, HIV, medical ethics, news by sally

“Leading doctors are calling for a change in the law, so that unconscious patients can be tested for HIV if those treating them get injured.”

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd June 2013

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Sex in prisons: Campaigners warn of culture of denial over sexual relationships between inmates as new commission publishes report – The Independent

Posted May 7th, 2013 in HIV, news, prisons, reports by sally

“The first Commission into Sex in Prisons has drawn attention to a rarely reported issue.”

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The Independent, 6th May 2013

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Gay blood donations ban likely to be lifted – BBC News

Posted September 8th, 2011 in blood products, HIV, homosexuality, news by sally

“The lifetime ban on blood donations by men who have sex with men is expected to be lifted in the UK.”

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BBC News, 8th September 2011

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Cannock man jailed for giving partner HIV – BBC News

Posted July 25th, 2011 in ASBOs, grievous bodily harm, HIV, news, sentencing by tracey

“A Staffordshire man who had unprotected sex with his partner knowing he had HIV has been jailed for four years.”

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BBC News, 25th July 2011

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Gatwick officer gets £100,000 over asylum seeker bite – BBC News

Posted June 1st, 2011 in compensation, health & safety, HIV, news by sally

“A custody officer who was bitten on the face by an HIV positive asylum seeker has been awarded more than £100,000 compensation.”

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BBC News, 31st May 2011

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Man jailed for infecting teenager with HIV – The Independent

Posted September 1st, 2010 in grievous bodily harm, HIV, news, sentencing by sally

“A 31-year-old man was jailed today after infecting a young woman with HIV.”

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The Independent, 31st August 2010

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When it comes to HIV in this country, the law is a mess – and prejudice thrives – The Guardian

Posted August 18th, 2010 in HIV, news by sally

“Nadja Benaissa’s trial in Germany has highlighted the shortcomings of the law on HIV in the UK.”

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The Guardian, 17th August 2010

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HIV fire service man sues brigade – BBC News

Posted July 30th, 2008 in disability discrimination, HIV, news by sally

“A fire service control room operator with HIV is suing Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service for disability discrimination over his condition.”

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BBC News, 30th July 2008

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Court rejects HIV asylum seeker – BBC News

Posted May 27th, 2008 in asylum, HIV, medical treatment, news by sally

“An HIV-positive Ugandan woman’s claim to stay in the UK has been rejected by the European Court of Human Rights.”

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BBC News, 27th May 2008

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HIV couple sue in British courts – BBC News

Posted September 4th, 2007 in blood products, HIV, negligence, news by sally

“A Cardiff couple infected with HIV via contaminated blood products are taking their fight to the British courts.”

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BBC News, 3rd September 2007

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Government in dock as HIV couple sue US drug firms in blood scandal – The Guardian

Posted September 3rd, 2007 in blood products, HIV, negligence, news by sally

“Lawyers for a couple infected with HIV through contaminated blood products are hoping to reopen the issue of government responsibility for the scandal in the British courts.”

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The Guardian, 3rd September 2007

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Deportation reprieve for boy, 7, and HIV-positive parents – The Guardian

Posted April 16th, 2007 in children, HIV, immigration, news by sally

“A seven-year-old boy and his HIV-positive parents at the centre of a deportation battle have been granted a legal reprieve after coming within hours of being put on a plane to Malawi.”

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The Guardian, 16th April 2007

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