Calls for routine HIV tests for hospital patients

There is concern that almost 70% of HIV carriers in Northampton are diagnosed late Credit: A3464 Rainer Jensen/DPA/Press Association Images

A charity is calling for everyone routinely admitted to hospitals in Northamptonshire to be tested for HIV.

Levels of the virus in the county are double the national average. There is also concern that nearly 70% of HIV carriers in Northampton are diagnosed late.

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Routine Hospital HIV Testing

A charity is calling for everyone routinely admitted to hospitals in Northamptonshire to be tested for HIV.