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Deadly Liver Mob Current

Funding Agency: NHMRC Partnership Project Grant
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Elena Cama, John de Wit, Max Hopwood, Melinda Walker, Lenoma Clair Jackson

Engaging Aboriginal people in viral hepatitis, HIV and sexual health services

The Deadly Liver Mob (DLM) is a health promotion program that aims to promote a holistic approach to healthy living, by providing Aboriginal people with bloodborne virus (particularly hepatitis C) and sexually…

ETHOS II Current

Funding Agency: NSW Ministry of Health, NHMRC
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Jake Rance, Max Hopwood

Enhancing Treatment of Hepatitis C in Opioid Substitution Settings

This study aims to evaluate the impact of an intervention integrating non-invasive liver disease screening on HCV assessment and treatment in drug and alcohol clinics, and to develop a translational framework for subsequent…

Elderly Prisoners in New South Wales Current
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Eileen Baldry, Elena Cama

The elderly prison population has been steadily over the past decade and may face a number of health issues, as well as concerns for resettlement in the general community post-release. This population remain relatively unstudied which is of concern due to the growing number of health issues that…

Evaluation of Deadly Liver Mob: pilot study Current

Funding Agency: NSW Ministry of Health (BRISE), Western Sydney LHD, Nepean Blue Mountains LHD
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Elena Cama, Max Hopwood, Melinda Walker

Sexual health and hepatitis C health promotion targeting Aboriginal people Western Sydney

The Deadly Liver Mob (DLM) incorporates a peer driven intervention to encourage people to be educated about BBV and then recruit and educate their peers to the DLM. DLM is conducted by the harm reduction…

Evaluation of NSP Service Models in Sydney West Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Health, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Limin Mao

This study will describe the costs of NSP service provision and patterns of client access to services in one area of NSW with a view to developing a model of service mix based on cost, client access and preference.

Publications

Western Sydney and Nepean Blue Mountains Needle and Syringe… (PDF) [1 Mb]

Evaluation of NSW Extended Distribution Pilot Project Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Health, Australian Government Department of Health
People Involved: Joanne Bryant, Loren Brener

This project is evaluating the first-ever trial of authorised peer distribution in a NSW setting, by describing the extent and nature of authorised peer distribution, the ways in which staff and police managed it, and the potential risks and benefits attached to the authorisation from the…

Evaluation of NUAA's NSP Services Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Users & AIDS Association, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Loren Brener, Joanne Bryant, Elena Cama

This project evaluated some of the needle and syringe programs provided by the NSW Users & AIDS Association, in order to explore the characteristics of consumers’ accessing the NSP services, the method and effectiveness of the outreach of the NSP and outreach services, consumer and…

Evaluation of a model for assessment and treatment of hepatitis C virus among injecting drug users in the opiate pharmacotherapy setting (ETHOS) Archive

Funding Agency: NHMRC Project Grant, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Jake Rance

Worldwide there has been growing interest in the provision of care and treatment for hepatitis C virus infection in opiate pharmacotherapy treatment programs. The ETHOS project was a prospective, observational trial in nine opiate pharmacotherapy clinics in NSW involving the establishment of…

Evaluation of the GP initiation of hepatitis C treatment pilot Archive

Funding Agency: Australasian Society for HIV Medicine, NSW Health
People Involved: Max Hopwood, Carla Treloar

Over the past three years, the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine has conducted a trial of hepatitis C (HCV) treatment initiation in general practice. A qualitative evaluation of the trial by CSRH occurred during 2011. All seven GPs who participated in the trial routinely treated patients with…

Evaluation of the Stimulant Check-up Clinic Archive

Funding Agency: St Vincent's Hospital
People Involved: Joanne Bryant, Loren Brener, Toby Lea, Jake Rance

The evaluation assessed the following:

• Utilisation of the clinic by people who use non-prescribed psycho-stimulants, who are in early stage drug use, and who have not previously sought treatment for psycho-stimulant use disorders

• Retention of clients through the three appointments…