HIV patient Paul Ward
Media playback is unsupported on your device

HIV infection rates show steady fall over four years

The number of new cases of HIV in the UK has fallen for the last four years, according to the latest figures.

But it is thought there may be more than twenty thousand people who are unaware they have the virus.

Paul Ward, who works for the sexual health charity the Terrence Higgins Trust, was diagnosed with the virus many years after he became infected.

He only had the test after collapsing on the street.

He told the BBC there was no logical reason for not being tested.

  • 26 Nov 2010
Go to next video: New HIV cases fall by a fifth