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AIDS dentist’s patients contacted

Title
AIDS dentist’s patients contacted
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
10 Jan 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:03:35
Description
Brian Ging reports on how patients of a London dentist Vikram Advani are being contacted after he practised for two years despite being diagnosed HIV positive. Up to 1300 former patients have been sent letters and offered tests and counselling. John Hunt from the British Dental Association speaks on the risks. John James of the Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster Health Agency on how they decided to make the matter public.
Contributors
John Hunt; John James; Brian Ging
Keywords
NHS; British Dental Association; AIDS; Dentists; HIV; Vikram Advani; Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster Health Agency

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