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The Diana, Princess of Wales
HIV Research Unit, Somerset Hospital
Situated in old Cape Town, overlooking the popular Victoria and Alfred
Waterfront, Somerset Hospital accommodates both the inpatient and
outpatient facilities of the HIV Research Unit. The inpatient facility
consists of a 28-bed ward for phase I and II pharmacokinetic studies. This
pharmacokinetic unit is of an international standard and has highly trained
nursing staff and a dedicated on-site laboratory. The comfort and
recreational needs of the volunteer subjects are well met in these
professional and congenial surroundings.
The outpatient unit, established several years ago, has become a source of
expertise and advice for medial practitioners as well as a source of
support for patients seeking therapy.
See also Drug trials: Patient recruitment.
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