Further information

HIV i-Base (this site)

HIV i-Base is an treatment activist, advocacy and education organisation based in London, set up in April 2000.

i-Base runs a treatment information phoneline on 0808 800 6013 on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 12-4pm.

i-Base publishes non-technical treatment guides, and a monthly bulletin for doctors, all of which are available free in print, and online:

Keeping up to date with research

The following websites provide a range of information and news on the latest developments.

A wealth of reports from journals, meetings and conferences are posted on the National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project (NATAP) website.

An updated list of HCV drugs in development is available on the HCV Advocate Website. covers medical conferences and HCV-related news.

InfoWeb: hepatitis news for advocates and people working in Europe.

Support organisations

The Hepatitis C Trust (UK)

020 7089 6221

Antidote is a drug and alcohol service for lesbian/gay/transexual/bisexual people, based in London with a national phoneline. 020 7833 1674 (10am-6pm, Monday to Friday).

This service includes counselling and other 1-2-1 support based at several London HIV clinics.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous

Addiction Treatment Watchdog Forum

A forum for people on methadone and buprenorphine for opioid addiction.

National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (US)


Crystal Meth Anonymous

Harm reduction resources and forums

Harm Reduction Coalition (US)

Information and news about HCV best practices, tools and advocacy and harm reduction resources (US)

International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD) 

EROWID: Information about psychoactive substances

Drugs Forum: An information hub and platform to discuss recreational drugs

The Fix: addiction and recovery news

Last updated: 17 August 2017.