Dispersed HIV positive asylum seekers need care throughout UK

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7467.684-b (Published 16 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:684
  1. Kathir G Yoganathan (Kathir.Yoganathan@swansea-tr.wales.nhs.uk), consultant physician
  1. Singleton Hospital, Swansea SA2 8QA

    EDITOR—I strongly agree with Creighton et al that inappropriate dispersal of asylum seekers with HIV may lead to increased medical and psychosocial problems.1 They also point out that the national asylum support service should seek specialist advice and consider the impact on infrastructure and staffing at the receiving centre. Although the study reported …

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