Foreigners to get £7,000-a-year HIV treatment for FREE on the NHS after ministers agree to a change in the law
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Welcome to your international health service, everything is free. Unless you a are a uk tax payer
- Alex, Norfolk, 28/2/2012 7:58
Oh great. So this penniless country can now look forward to another influx of health tourists. Why don't they just deport foreigners that have HIV ? I bet that's what other countries do.
- Jane ROBERTS, Oxford, 28/2/2012 7:59
why not just send them back its not curable,why should we have infected people,it came from abroad anyway,as if we can afford it,it just shows this goverment is lying about funds when we can give this treatment out.
- john , warrington england, 28/2/2012 8:01
Every HIV+ person in Europe is now booking a flight to the UK. With their families. Terrific. Will British governments ever learn? Rhetorical question, as we all know the answer.
- PaulB, Northampton, 28/2/2012 8:14
And this is being done in a country that will not support wounded soldiers fighting Gordon Brown's so called war on terror! Charity starts at home...
- Tax, Payer, 28/2/2012 8:39
How great is our largesse. I predict that half of Africa will turn up here while our own UK citizens will be denied cancer treatment, knee and hip replacements etc. This is NOT a "race" issue it is what I am paying taxes for, and it is not to minister to the populations of foreign countries whose governments are more interested in lining their own pockets with our "aid". CAMERON, get a grip.
- The Punisher, Darlington, HMP-ENGLAND, 28/2/2012 8:44
Why donesn't Britain simply advertise for the Aids sufferers, terrorists, Somali and Ethiopians with 12 kids a family to walk right in for free housing, health money etc. Of course anyone born in Britain (regardless of cultural background) can expect to have medical treatment refused so that the NHS can pay for these people.
- daves, chelmsford uk, 28/2/2012 8:44
As ever, common sense is red-arrowed:
The article fails to mention that this change will bring us into line with the rest of the EU which altready offers free HIV treatment. But don't let facts get in the way of a sensational headline.
- Steve , Oxford, 28/2/2012 8:29