What's On Offer?

Tayside Hepatitis and Harm Reduction Specialist Service

The Hepatitis and Harm Reduction Specialist Service is made up of medical staff, nursing staff, pharmacists and other specialties.  The team provide both in-patient and out-patient care for all aspects of viral hepatitis management and a community based harm reduction service.

Viral Hepatitis Service

The Viral Hepatitis Service supports people with a diagnosis of hepatitis B (HBV) or hepatitis C (HCV), providing specialist assessment and treatment for both conditions.

Harm Reduction Service

Tayside Harm Reduction Service provides specialist nursing input and support to people who inject drugs (PWID) across Tayside.  The service plays an integral role in reducing the harms associated with injecting drug use for people.  The aims of the specialist service are to:

  • Reduce and prevent blood borne virus (Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B and HIV) transmission
  • Reduce wound site infections
  • Reduce hospital admissions related to ulcerated wounds
  • Support individuals into BBV and drug treatment
  • Reduce drug related deaths and near fatal overdose

Hep C Patient Information leaflet

Where is it available?

  • The Hepatitis Service, Ninewells

    The Hepatitis Service is based at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. Clinics are held at locations throughout Tayside.  For more information on referral or clinics

    Contact the specialist nurses

    T: 01382 740 078

  • The Harm Reduction Service

    The Harm Reduction Service is based in The Cairn Centre, 12 Rattray Street, Dundee, DD1 1NA.

    Clinics are held at locations throughout Tayside.

    For more information on referral or clinics, contact the specialist nurses

    T: 01382 204 248