England's chief medical officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, has said it is time to scrap "outdated rules" which ban NHS workers with HIV carrying out certain procedures on patients.
At the moment we bar totally safe healthcare workers who are on treatment with HIV from performing many surgical treatments, and that includes dentists.
What we want to do - and want to get over - is how society needs to move from thinking about HIV as positive or negative and thinking about HIV as a death sentence, to thinking about whether they're infectious or not infectious.
She said that with effective treatment "people are leading lives that are normal in quality and length".
"With effective treatment, they are not infectious," she added.
More top news
George Clooney referenced the Trump inauguration as he paid tribute to his actor-cousin known best for Twin Peaks and NCIS: Los Angeles.
So it's day one of that brave new world, the year nought in the era AT, Anno Trumpi.
Teesside Crown Court was told two separate incidents took place at two Stockton branches of the fast-food restaurant