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Dr Ryan Buchanan explains how his work with Hepatitis C treatment and testing

31 March 2017

Dr Ryan Buchanan has been working with hard to reach communities on the Isle of Wight to uncover the hidden population of people with the devastating illness Hepatitis C.

He has found that by training pharmacy staff to take tests at local chemists he was able to engage with drug users who would be reluctant to come into contact with more formal NHS services.

Here he explains the success of his research which is coming to and end in the next few months

Dr Ryan Buchanan - Hepatitis C treatment with hard to access groups from NIHR CLAHRC Wessex on Vimeo.


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