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John Dempster
Medical Advisory Panel

John Dempster is Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist in Immunology at Barts and the London NHS Trust.

He qualified as a registered nurse in 1999 from Queen’s University, Belfast, and worked in HIV and Intensive care nursing before specialising in Immunology Nursing in 2004.

His current caseload of patients includes 150 patients with antibody deficiencies, who require immunoglobulin replacement – and 130 patients with C1 inhibitor deficiency.

He has a special interest in primary immune deficiencies and its management, with particular attention being paid to patient education, empowerment and improvement of quality of life. He is currently involved in clinical trials and research into primary immune deficiencies.