Monday, May 30, 2016

"I'm Worth..." Campaign to aid hepatitis C sufferers

Campaign to aid hepatitis C sufferers
Reporter: Lucy Kenderdine
Date online: 30 May 2016

A NEW campaign aiming to empower patients with hepatitis C to access treatment has been launched after research found that 97 per cent of those diagnosed with the condition are untreated.

The "I'm Worth..." campaign aims to show that no matter how a person caught hepatitis C it is more important to ensure they get the care and treatment they deserve.

It has been supported by a variety of leading UK advocacy groups including Liver4Life, Adfam, Blenheim CDP, Addaction and the British Liver Trust.
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Swindon man shares story for Hepatitis C campaign
18 May 2016 at 2:20pm                          
A man from Swindon has shared his story of how he overcame hepatitis C, as he helps to support a national campaign.

Kelvin Marshall had no idea he had the virus until he became seriously ill and was admitted to hospital.

Kelvin ended up needing a liver transplant. He believes he'd been living with the virus for more than 30 years.

For more information on the campaign and to access materials designed to support people living with hepatitis C please visit

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