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Hep C Re-infection Programme

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Free

With Dr Laura Waters, Dr Indrajit Ghosh, Dr Herman Van Der Welt & Chris Sandford

Learn how to protect yourself from Hepatitis C or re-infection. An evening workshop for people at high risk, already on medication, about to start medication or post treatment. The evening will cover medical aspects and treatment, how Hep C is transmitted, the dangers of re-infection, how you can protect yourself, all  the support available

  • There are around 250,000 people in the UK with  Hepatitis C. It is 10 times more contagious than HIV.
  • Mortimer Market has new medication available which cures 96% of patients in 8 – 12 weeks.
  • However …. the medication does not provide immunity so you can get re-infected.

Up to 25% of patients get re-infected within 2 years. So far, we have only one patient (0.5%) with a confirmed re-infection – thanks to this programme

The new medication costs £30,000 for a course of treatment. Therefore NHS England will only pay for one course of treatment … so learn how to protect youself!

  1. “I just wanted to say a big thank you for last night’s seminar. It was a very enjoyable and very enlightening experience which was surprising considering it was such a serious topic we were discussing. The thing I found most liberating was being in a non-judgemental space where I could be totally honest about my feelings. So thank you again!”
  2. “I’m very grateful for the care, passion and professionalism that is so palpably present. Thank you all. ”

To book or for more information call: 020 3317 5177

Venue: Duncan Catterall Seminar Room, Mortimer Market Centre

Time: 18:00 – 20:15

Details

Date:
October 18
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Cost:
Free

Organiser

Bloomsbury Patient Network
Phone:
020 3317 5177

Venue

Duncan Catterall Seminar Room (Lower Ground Floor), Mortimer Market Center
Mortimer Market
London, WC1E 6JB United Kingdom
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Phone:
020 3317 5177.
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Richard, London

Thank you for sharing your time, knowledge and experience and courage with us!

Mohammed, Westminster

Thanks for giving me back my life and thanks for giving me hope. From now on I will be seeing my life differently. Thanks for everything over the last three weeks it has been a great course.

Ola, 43, Bow

May I take this opportunity to thank you for your time, support and more importantly faith that we can embrace our HIV status with a degree of confidence and pride

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