Hepatitis A, B & C

Hepatitis A, B & C

Hepatitis is a viral infection that can be transmitted in different ways, including sexual contact.

Vaccination against Hepatitis A & B

Vaccinations are free and available to those who may be at risk of contracting Hepatitis A & B.

There is currently a national shortage of Hepatitis A and B vaccination and in the SHAC service we are experiencing limited stock. You will be advised if you require a vaccination following any screening that you have in the clinic. Please check this website for updates about availability of the vaccines or discuss at your next appointment.

 

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a blood born virus which can be transmitted through sexual contact and the sharing of injecting equipment. There is no vaccination against Hepatitis C. Treatments are available but can be lengthy and difficult to take.