Foreign nationals: Free HIV treatment on NHS


Foreign nationals are to be accessible free treatment for HIV on the NHS under plans backed by the government. There are a predictable 25,000 people with undiagnosed HIV in Britain, many of whom were born overseas. The suggestion will be introduced by the management in a constitutional gadget rather than as part of the legislation.



Critics assert the conclusion could on time so called health tourism and put the NHS under further economic strain. This group of people includes unsuccessful asylum seekers, students and tourists. According to Professor Jane Anderson, chairwoman of the British HIV Association, this is good information for people living in the UK who are HIV positive and also for public health in general.

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