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Gynaecologist diagnosed with HIV causes panic amongst treated women

Title
Gynaecologist diagnosed with HIV causes panic amongst treated women
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
8 Mar 1993
Year of production
1993
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Duration
00:02:54
Description
Sarah Cameron reports on the fear and panic in North Kent, after Medway Health Authority gynaeocologist Terence Shuttleworth revealed he is HIV positive. Medway Director of Health Dr Anne(?) Palmer claims the risk of infection is low; Caroline Morris, volunteer, describes the mood on the helpline which has been set up; Hospital Manager John Mangan(?) on the operation to trace patients treated by Shuttleworth; General Health Authority Manager Ken Heskiss(?) says staff don’t have to inform them if they are diagnosed HIV positive. Originally on Invicta Radio. For Drivetime show.
Contributors
Invicta Radio; Sarah Cameron; Terence Shuttleworth; Ken Heskiss(?); John Mangan(?); caroline Morris; Anne(?) Palmer
Keywords
Health; Health services; Gynaecology; Kent; Medical personnel; AIDS; HIV; Surgeons; Drivetime (radio programme); Medway; Terence Shuttleworth

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