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What’s it Like to Work in an Injecting Centre

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Sarah Hiley talks about how it feels to be working in a supervised injecting centre. This video was filmed when Sarah worked at the Medically Supervised Injecting Centre in Sydney, she now have moved to working in the injecting room in Melbourne, making her the only person to have once worked at all the injecting centres in the southern hemisphere at the same time.

Video by: Nigel Brunsdon

Nigel Brunsdon is the owner of Injecting Advice. He’s been working in harm reduction since the 1990’s, previously a frontline needle programme worker he now splits his time between photography and developing online resources for drugs workers and users.

Nigel Brunsdon

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