HIV patient tells of fears of disclosure after details leak
3 September 2015
From the section London
The sign outside the clinic says it offers a “confidential service”
A man says he fears having to tell friends and family he is HIV positive after he was among 780 patients whose details were leaked by a health clinic.
The 56 Dean Street clinic, in London, accidentally sent out names and email addresses in an online newsletter.
James, from London, told BBC News: “I am not ready to disclose my HIV status to my wider friends or family. I fear now that I have no choice.”
He added he felt scared his …read more
Source:: BBC UK