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Patient support 

Name: Opal Greyson
Position: Clinical nurse specialist in viral hepatitis
Location: Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, London


In order to provide support for hepatitis C patients, including those who don't speak fluent English, Opal Greyson developed a buddying scheme to introduce patients from similar backgrounds. Opal’s work has also involved activities to increase awareness and knowledge about the virus, especially among the South Asian community in east London.