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Around half of current injecting drug users will have hepatitis C, although this prevalence rate varies across the country.  Find here tools, resources and other relevant documents to help drugs service staff raise awareness of hepatitis C amongst service users, and improve testing and access to care.

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  • Shooting Up: Infections among people who inject drugs in the UK 2014 - An update, November 2015
    This annual national report describes trends in the extent of infections and associated risks and behaviours among people who inject drugs in the UK to the end of 2014. Among its findings are that:

    - Two in five of those people in the UK who inject psychoactive drugs are living with hepatitis C, with around half of these infections remaining undiagnosed.
    - Changing patterns of psychoactive drug injection are increasing the risk of infection.
    UK, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales Nov 2015 Reports & Research PDF
  • Summary report: Hepatitis C Good Practice Roadshow, Birmingham
    This report provides a summary of the good practice hepatitis C roadshow held by HCV Action and Public Health England in Birmingham on 23rd October 2015. The roadshow was aimed at sharing good practice around hepatitis C and instigating local action to address the virus. The report includes summaries of the talks and workshops held on the day, as well as suggested next steps to be taken in order to tackle hepatitis C more effectively in Birmingham and the wider West Midlands area.
    UK, West Midlands Nov 2015 Reports & Research PDF
  • HCV Action and PHE hepatitis C roadshow in Birmingham: Presentations
    On 23rd October HCV Action and Public Health England staged the third of their hepatitis C good practice roadshows in Birmingham, with the aim of instigating and assisting local action to tackle hepatitis C.
    UK, England, East Midlands, West Midlands Oct 2015 Other PDF
  • Hepatitis C Partnership South West Pilot: North Somerset 1 year update
    In 2014, Addaction and The Hepatitis C Trust, with support from AbbVie, launched a unique pilot in the South West of England to encourage and widen access to hepatitis C testing and treatment among people who inject drugs. The initiative includes workforce development, peer-to-peer education and a buddying scheme. This briefing, focusing on work in North Somerset, presents early results from the pilot and sets out the next steps in its delivery.
    UK, England, South West Oct 2015 Other, Reports & Research PDF
  • Hepatitis C Partnership South West Pilot: Cornwall 1 year update
    In 2014, Addaction and The Hepatitis C Trust, with support from AbbVie, launched a unique pilot in the South West of England to encourage and widen access to hepatitis C testing and treatment among people who inject drugs. The initiative includes workforce development, peer-to-peer education and a buddying scheme. This briefing, focusing on work in Cornwall, presents early results from the pilot and sets out the next steps in its delivery.
    UK, England, South West Sep 2015 Other, Reports & Research PDF
  • Scottish Sexual Health and Blood Borne Virus Framework 2015 - 2020
    The Sexual Health and Blood Borne Virus Framework, published by the Scottish Government, drives hepatitis C strategy in Scotland. The 2011 - 2015 version of the Framework led to significant improvements in the way in which the virus was managed in Scotland, and the new incarnation of the Framework seeks to sustain and build upon this progress.
    UK, Scotland Sep 2015 Other, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Fact-sheet on alcohol-related liver disease and hepatitis C
    Developed by the Hepatitis C Coaltiion on the basis of interviews with patient and clinical experts, as well as drawing upon the expertise within the Hepatitis C Coalition’s membership, this fact-sheet provides an overview of the linkages between hepatitis C and alcohol-related liver disease. As well as detailing the interactions between the two conditions, it also details the health impact, as well as the latest relevant policy developments.
    UK Aug 2015 Other, Reports & Research PDF
  • Fact-sheet on haemophilia and hepatitis C
    Developed by the Hepatitis C Coaltiion on the basis of interviews with patient and clinical experts, as well as drawing upon the expertise within the Hepatitis C Coalition’s membership, this fact-sheet provides an overview of the linkages between hepatitis C and haemophilia. As well as detailing the interactions between the two conditions, it also details the health impact, as well as the latest relevant policy developments.
    UK Aug 2015 Other, Reports & Research PDF
  • Fact-sheet on HIV and hepatitis C
    Developed by the Hepatitis C Coaltiion on the basis of interviews with patient and clinical experts, as well as drawing upon the expertise within the Hepatitis C Coalition’s membership, this fact-sheet provides an overview of the linkages between hepatitis C and HIV. As well as detailing the interactions between the two conditions, it also details the health impact, as well as the latest relevant policy developments.
    UK Aug 2015 Other, Reports & Research PDF
  • Fact-sheet on thalassaemia and hepatitis C
    Developed by the Hepatitis C Coaltiion on the basis of interviews with patient and clinical experts, as well as drawing upon the expertise within the Hepatitis C Coalition’s membership, this fact-sheet provides an overview of the linkages between hepatitis C and thalassaemia. As well as detailing the interactions between the two conditions, it also details the health impact, as well as the latest relevant policy developments.
    UK Aug 2015 Other, Reports & Research PDF

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