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Roy Robertson has worked as a GP in Edinburgh since 1980 and in the University department of General Practice since 1990. He has had a special interest in HIV/AIDS and injection drug use. He was a member of the ACMD for 10 years and is a member of several Scottish advisory committees. He was a member of three committees which published the National Guidelines on treatment of drug misuse and advisor to two Westminster Parliamentary committees. He was Chair of the Home Office Shipman committee and was Chairman of the Scottish National Forum on Drug Related Deaths for 8 years and is now Chair of the Scottish Governments advisory group on Drug Related harm. He has published papers on HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and injecting drug use epidemiology. He is Professor of Addiction Medicine in the University of Edinburgh Usher Institute. He is a member of the Royal Medical Household.


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