HIV

2016 has been one of the greatest years ever for humanity

30 December 2016 9:25

Nothing better sums up the aloofness of the chattering class, their otherworldliness in fact, than their blathering about 2016 being…

How the HIV-prevention drug could break the NHS

10 August 2016 11:42

If NHS England ever comes to be dismantled it won’t be because a heartless Tory government has decided that, for reasons of…

The NHS shouldn’t fund a drug that prevents HIV

9 June 2016 8:22

What would you say if a powerful cyclists’ pressure group ganged up on the NHS and lobbied it to provide…

Why is the West so obsessed with the developing world’s knickers?

9 June 2015 14:05

Forget the selfie or the belfie; the latest craze to hit the internet is the ‘tampfie’. Twitter users are raiding their…

‘Don’t Google this’, the doctor told me when I got my daughter’s test results

5 May 2015 10:34

‘Don’t Google this’, the doctor ordered. The command – with its authoritarian tone; implied threat (if I did, I’d find out something…

Is Douglas Carswell avoiding the HIV question — or should he be given a break?

17 April 2015 13:38

Does Douglas Carswell agree with Nigel Farage’s controversial comments on treating foreigners with HIV? When I asked the Ukip leader, Farage…

As a doctor, I’d rather have HIV than diabetes

25 February 2015 10:43

‘There is now a deadly virus, which anyone can catch from sex with an infected person. If we’re not careful,…

The Pulse: Could red wine solve the world’s problems? Probably not…

6 October 2014 12:35

The Pulse is the Spectator’s answer to media nonsense about health. Tom Chivers looks past the headlines and all the…

Cycling, HIV, domestic abuse. You can find discrimination everywhere, if you try

16 September 2014 18:13

You have to wonder about the future of the Conservative party when you hear stories like this, from the Birmingham…