An angry and distraught HIV sufferer is to sue NHS Highland after an email blunder exposed his details.
Nicola Sturgeon says patient confidentiality is of the `utmost importance’ after NHS Highland data breach
Nicola Sturgeon has said patient data safety is of the “utmost importance” following the NHS Highland breach resulting in exposure of HIV patients'personal details.
A data breach by NHS Highland - exposing confidential names and email addresses of 37 people with HIV - is being probed by a national independent watchdog set up to uphold information rights.
A formal review is being carried out at a health board after the email addresses of almost 40 people living with HIV were accidentally made public.
A man who lost three of his haemophilia-suffering brothers to HIV after they were given blood products as part of their treatment has told an inquiry how he and his loved ones were vilified and branded the “AIDS family”.
Tattoo parlours which refuse to serve people with HIV should have their licences revoked, Kezia Dugdale has urged.
Jeremy Hunt has met children living with HIV and Aids as he visited a slum area in western Nairobi.
Scientists say an end to the “HIV pandemic” could be in sight after a study found that effective treatment can prevent sexual transmission of the virus.
A rise in people injecting cocaine and homelessness are the key factors behind a “perfect storm” that has resulted in a 10-fold increase in HIV infection among drug users in Glasgow city centre, research has found.
The Church of Scotland has raised more than £500,000 to tackle HIV and AIDS by serving hundreds of thousands of bowls of soup.
Swedish pop star Zara Larsson is backing a new campaign by Durex and Aids charity RED, encouraging people to “have sex and save lives”.
A Highland minister has taken an HIV test to highlight the need to overcome stigma in the fight to save lives.
Tech giants like Facebook and Instagram have a social responsibility to help combat the stigma surrounding HIV/Aids, Sir Elton John has said.
A north man at the forefront of a fight for justice for victims of a blood infection scandal has welcomed extra financial support but insists the campaign continues.
Charlie Sheen's revelation, that he's been living with HIV after being diagnosed around four years ago, came just weeks before this month's World AIDS Day, the campaign aimed at uniting people around the globe in the fight against the disease, raising awareness and reducing stigma.
Hollywood actor Charlie Sheen today confirmed he is HIV-positive and has paid millions of dollars to stop people revealing his diagnosis.
Thirty years after HIV was first tested for in the UK, Andrew Youngson finds out what it means to live with the condition today
Today, the prognosis for Brits living with HIV is mercifully better than it was at the point of outbreak 30 years ago, with the vast majority going on to lead long and fulfilling lives.
Since the first HIV tests were introduced in the UK 30 years ago, the treatments have taken huge steps forward. Here's a brief rundown of some significant steps on the way to helping people living with the condition lead long and full lives:
Thirty years after HIV testing was introduced in the UK, Andrew Youngson finds out what it means to live with the condition today
Businesses and landmarks across Aberdeen city centre will turn their lights red in support of World AIDS Day tomorrow.
They say that when you're a doctor, you can take your career anywhere; there will never be a country, town or village where medical skills are not needed.