World Hepatitis Day 2021

World Hepatitis Day 2021

The door is open to Hepatitis treatment

Highly effective treatments are available which eliminate 95% of infections.

On World Hepatitis Day we wanted to share with you some information on our Blood Borne Virus (BBV) unit.

Dublin Simon Community’s BBV Unit

  • Linking and re-engaging clients with their respective disease clinic for commencement of hepatitis treatment.
  • Safe environment for stabilisation.
  • ‘Reduce The Use’ programme and Health promotion Groups to promote positive outcomes and completion of treatment.
  • 24/7 nurse availability with daily GP visits.
  • Monitoring of clients for early diagnosis of ailments.
  • In 2020, 100% of eligible clients were engaged with Hep C treatment.
  • To date in 2021 100% of eligible clients have been engaged with Hep C treatment.

 

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