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The nearest large hospital to you will have a Hep C Nurse Specialist -
worth phoning to get advice
I have found them very helpful in the past
Also good info on the Liver Trust website
Perhaps a short absence when he starts his treatment would be recommended
to observe side effects rather than sending him out on the road to
experience them!!

Hope this helps Hazel

John
On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 12:02 PM, Hazel Archer <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

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> Would greatly appreciate some advice on someone who has been referred to
> me.  This gentleman is due to under go treatment for Hep C + blood
> parasite. He is a driver who has been told the treatment could make him
> drowsy, nauseous etc. The Human Resources department has re-arranged his
> shifts to work Mon-Fri to allow him to have his treatment at the W-end.***
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> This is all the information I have at present and I cannot contact the
> individual. I have been asked to give advice on his fitness to work,
> likelihood of this being a recurrent problem, any work related issues and
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> As I know absolutely nothing about this condition would be grateful for
> any help/advice anyone could give. After quickly googling this Iím aware
> there are 6 types called genotypes numbered 1-6. I do not know what type he
> has or what treatment he will be receiving. Iím trying to get more info
> about this but in the meantime can anyone help?****
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