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Using peer advocates to improve access to services among hard-to-reach populations with hepatitis C: a qualitative study of client and provider relationships

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Background Peer support programmes use individuals with specific experiences to improve engagement and outcomes among new clients. However, the skills and techniques used to achieve this engagement have not been mapped. This potentially restricts the development and replication of successful peer advocate models of care. This study explored how a group of peer advocates with experience of homelessness, alcohol and drug misuse made and sustained relationships with their client group. For the ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Author
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ORCID:
0000-0003-4022-3447
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ORCID:
0000-0002-7456-3194
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Name:
Department of Health Policy Research Programme, UK
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Harm Reduction Journal More from this journal
Volume:
14
Issue:
1
Article number:
76
Publication date:
2017-11-28
Acceptance date:
2017-11-16
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EISSN:
1477-7517
ISSN:
1477-7517
Pmid:
29179765
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1131264
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pubs:1131264
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2020-09-21

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