Information

The first step to protecting your health and the health of those you love, is getting well informed. Hepatitis C is difficult to contract but can affect anybody. You can always call our helpline if you are struggling to find the information you need or understand what you need to about the virus, your liver, or accessing NHS testing or treatment.

Our helpline is staffed by patients who all have or have had hepatitis C. They can be reached on 0845 223 4424 or 020 7089 6221 (10.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday). Alternatively, you can email helpline@hepctrust.org.uk and we will answer any questions you may have.

Just diagnosed

What you need to know if you have tested positive for hepatitis C.

Symptoms of hepatitis C

Hepatitis C can have different symptoms during the acute and chronic phase.

Testing

These are the tests you will have to see if you hepatitis C or to see how it may have affected you.

Risk factors

What are the risk factors for contracting hepatitis C.

Living with hepatitis C

Hepatitis C can be a challenge but it doesn't have to limit you.

Hepatitis C and the liver

Hepatitis C primarily damages the liver.

About the hepatitis C virus

Hepatitis C is a blood borne virus that primarily infects the cells of the liver.

Treatment

Treatment is available for hepatitis C.