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22,000 dental patients to be tested for 'blood-borne' virus

Some 22,000 patients of a Nottinghamshire dentist are to be contacted for tests to see if they have been infected with blood-borne viruses.

The dentist, who has not yet been identified, has been suspended, NHS England has confirmed.

The dentist treated patients in Nottingham over a 32-year period. It is understood the risk to patients is low.

Richard Lister reports.

  • 12 Nov 2014
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