Hepatitis C Support

On this Hepatitis C Support page, the I’m Worth…. campaign gives you a pathway to access care and services – providing you the support you’ll likely need when living with the virus. Depending on your specific circumstances, you may find that some are more useful than others.

There are many benefits of seeking support, from joining a support group, where you can freely talk about your thoughts and feelings stigma-free, to finding financial resources helping you to deal with cost of medications – Find out how and where you can get the financial, physical and emotional support you deserve!

Hepatitis C Support Groups

The Hepatitis C Trust

http://www.hepctrust.org.uk

Helpline: 0845 223 4424

Run by people with personal experience of hepatitis C, The Hepatitis C Trust runs a confidential helpline and provides information, support and representation for people with hep C, including accessing treatment. They also provide a directory of local hep C support groups and help for people wishing to start their own support group.

The British Liver Trust

http://www.britishlivertrust.org.uk

Working to reduce the impact of liver disease through awareness, care and research, the British Liver Trust has an extensive range of factsheets and information leaflets on a range of liver conditions including hep C and cirrhosis.

Haemophilia Society

http://www.haemophilia.org.uk/

UK wide charity for everyone affected by a bleeding disorder: a community of members, supporters and healthcare professionals.

 Blenheim CDP

http://blenheimcdp.org.uk/

Blenheim is a charity that helps people struggling with alcohol and substance misuse across London by providing accessible support and help to end their dependency.

 Addaction

http://www.addaction.org.uk/

UK’s leading and largest specialist drug, alcohol and mental health treatment charities. Addaction helps people change their behavior to become the very best that they can be. It could be their drug or alcohol use or worries about their mental health – supporting people to making lasting change in their lives.

Adfam

http://www.adfam.org.uk/

Adfam is the national charity working to improve life for families affected by drugs and alcohol.

African Eye Trust

http://www.africaneyetrust.org.uk/

The African Eye Trust is a charity that aims to improve the quality of life, and to decrease the mortality and morbidity among the African community living with HIV and other chronic illnesses.

Africa Advocacy Foundation

http://www.africadvocacy.org/

Africa Advocacy Foundation (AAF) supports and empowers vulnerable and disadvantaged people to access to the resources necessary for the improvement of their health, education and other life opportunities.

NHS Choices

http://www.nhs.uk/

A comprehensive health information service with resources written by patients, carers and clinicians.

NHS Constitution (to view please click here)

The NHS Constitution sets out your rights as a patient, including how you access health services, the quality of care you should receive, the treatments and programmes available to you, confidentiality, information and your right to complain if things go wrong.

 

Keep positive by downloading these top tips for staying upbeat with hep C! 

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