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County Antrim company pioneering High Street diagnosis


Business Correspondent, Kevin Magee, reports on the County Antrim company which is set to make access to early diagnosis of illnesses available on the High Street.

If you do not fancy queuing at the doctor's surgery, what about popping into your local blood testing shop on the High Street?

That is the concept about to be launched by the County Antrim company, Randox.

The diagnostic centres will be in pharmacies.

Customers will be able to pay for on the spot tests for a large range of conditions and illnesses.

Our Business Correspondent, Kevin Magee, goes for a check-up.

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BBC Newsline talks to David Boyd, Managing Director of Check Me, about the new technology which the company is pioneering.

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