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Clinical Infectious Diseases focuses solely on hepatitis C in PWID

The edition has lots of interesting and useful articles on stigmatisation, models of care, prevention and management, reinfection and drug-drug interactions. Good to see these issues being talked about in this high profile journal http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/57/suppl_2.toc

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Mayor of London Backs Call to Action in the ‘Capital of Hepatitis C’

The Mayor of London, City of London and The Hepatitis C Trust have issued a call to action to London’s councillors to address the growing problem of hepatitis C in the capital. The ‘Reducing health inequalities in London by addressing hepatitis C’ briefing encourages local authorities to promote testing, expand training and monitor improvements. The...

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Gilead Fellowship Grant

LJWG has been awarded a Gilead Fellowship grant which will build further on the work of the LJWG Pilots, and help develop innovative data collection methods, using mobile app technology. This is a great endorsement of the work being done by the LJWG and the grant will help provide provide an essential research and evaluation...

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NHS could save £200 million by treating hepatitis C in London

A public health report shows that treating just 10% of people with hepatitis C could save £200 million in London alone.  The Public Health Report on Commissioning of Hepatitis C Services in London for People who Inject Drugs reports that currently less than 4 % of people with the hepatitis C virus in England are...

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