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Sharon Hutchinson

Professor

  • 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow Caledonian University

    G4 0BA Glasgow

    United Kingdom

20052019
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Research Output 2005 2019

Abstract

Mathematically modelling the spread of hepatitis C amongst injecting users

Greenhalgh, D., Corson, S. & Hutchinson, S., 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Hepatitis C
Drug Users
Hepacivirus
Communicable Diseases
Theoretical Models
Article

A hepatitis C avidity test for determining recent and past infections in both plasma and dried blood spots

Shepherd, S. J., Keen, J., Hutchinson, S., Cameron, S. O., Goldberg, D. J., Carman, W., Gunson, R. N. & Aitken, C., Jan 2013, In : Journal of Clinical Virology. 57, 1, p. 29-35 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C Antibodies
Antibody Affinity
Hepatitis C
Infection
21 Downloads (Pure)

A matched comparison study of hepatitis C treatment outcomes in the prison and community setting, and an analysis of the impact of prison release or transfer during therapy

Aspinall, E. J., Mitchell, W., Schofield, J., Cairns, A., Lamond, S., Bramley, P., Peters, S. E., Valerio, H., Tomnay, J., Goldberg, D. J., Mills, P. R., Barclay, S. T., Fraser, A., Dillon, J. F., Martin, N. K., Hickman, M. & Hutchinson, S. J., Dec 2016, In : Journal of Viral Hepatitis. 23, 12, p. 1009–1016 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Prisons
Hepatitis C
Therapeutics
Prisoners
Antiviral Agents
Pharmaceutical Databases
Anthrax
Heroin
Scotland
Case-Control Studies

A population-based record linkage study of mortality in hepatitis C-diagnosed persons with or without HIV coinfection in Scotland

McDonald, S. A., Donaghy, M., Goldberg, D. J., Hutchinson, S. J., Robertson, C., Bird, S. M., Mills, P. R., Dillon, J., Bloor, M., Hayes, P., Graham, L., (Funder), C. S. O. & (Funder), M. R. C., Jun 2009, In : Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 18, 3, p. 271-283 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Record Linkage
Scotland
Hepatitis C
Coinfection
Mortality

A record-linkage study of drug-related death and suicide after hospital discharge among drug treatment clients in Scotland, 1996-2006

Merrall, E. L. C., Bird, S. M. & Hutchinson, S., Feb 2013, In : Addiction. 108, 2, p. 377-384 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Drug Users
Suicide
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Therapeutics

A record linkage study of hospital episodes for drug treatment clients in Scotland, 1996-2006

Merrall, E. L. C., Bird, S. M. & Hutchinson, S., 2013, In : Addiction Research and Theory. 21, 1, p. 52-61 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Psychiatric Hospitals
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Therapeutics
Pharmaceutical Databases

A record-linkage study of the development of hepatocellular carcinoma in persons with hepatitis C infection in Scotland

McDonald, S. A., Hutchinson, S. J., Bird, S. M., Robertson, C., Mills, P. R., Dillon, J. F., Goldberg, D. J., (Funder), C. S. O. & (Funder), M. R. C., Aug 2008, In : British Journal of Cancer. 99, p. 805-810 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Hepatitis C
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Infection
Confidence Intervals

Are needle and syringe programmes associated with a reduction in HI transmission among people who inject drugs: a systematic review and meta-analysis,

Aspinall, E. J., Nambiar, D., Goldberg, D., Hickman, M., Weir, A., van Velsen, E., Palmateer, N., Doyle, J. S., Hellard, M. E. & Hutchinson, S., Feb 2014, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 43 , 1, p. 235-248 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syringes
Needles
Meta-Analysis
HIV
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Harm Reduction
Scotland
Hepatitis C
Hepacivirus
Equipment and Supplies
71 Downloads (Pure)

Association between harm reduction intervention uptake and skin and soft tissue infections among people who inject drugs

Dunleavy, K., Munro, A., Roy, K., Hutchinson, S., Palmateer, N., Knox, T., Goldberg, D. & Taylor, A., 1 May 2017, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 174, p. 91-97 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Harm Reduction
Soft Tissue Infections
Opiate Alkaloids
Opiate Substitution Treatment
Skin
53 Downloads (Pure)

Association between universal hepatitis B prison vaccination, vaccine uptake and hepatitis B infection among people who inject drugs

Palmateer, N. E., Goldberg, D. J., Munro, A., Taylor, A., Yeung, A., Wallace, L. A., Mitchell, A., Shepherd, S. J., Gunson, R. N., Aitken, C. & Hutchinson, S. J., Jan 2018, In : Addiction. 113, 1, p. 80-90 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hepatitis B Vaccines
Prisons
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B virus
Vaccination

Association of self-reported alcohol use and hospitalization for an alcohol-related cause in Scotland: a record-linkage study of 23 183 individuals

McDonald, S. A., Hutchinson, S. J., Bird, S. M., Graham, L., Robertson, C., Mills, P. R., Hayes, P., Dillon, J. F., Goldberg, D. J., (Funder), C. S. O. & (Funder), M. R. C., Apr 2009, In : Addiction. 104, 4, p. 593-602 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Hospitalization
Alcohols
Alcohol Drinking
Binge Drinking

A time since onset of injection model for hepatitis C spread amongst injecting drug users

Corson, S., Greenhalgh, D. & Hutchinson, S., Mar 2013, In : Journal of Mathematical Biology. 66, 4-5, p. 935-978 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hepatitis C
Hepatitis C virus
Hepatitis C
Drug Users
Viruses
21 Downloads (Pure)

Attendance at specialist hepatitis clinics and initiation of antiviral treatment among persons chronically infected with hepatitis C: examining the early impact of Scotland's hepatitis C action plan

McDonald, S. A., Hutchinson, S. J., Innes, H. A., Allen, S., Bramley, P., Bhattacharyya, D., Carman, W., Dillon, J. F., Fox, R., Fraser, A., Goldberg, D. J., Kennedy, N., Mills, P. R., Morris, J., Stanley, A. J., Wilks, D. & Hayes, P. C., May 2014, In : Journal of Viral Hepatitis. 21 (5), p. 366-376 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Scotland
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis
Antiviral Agents
Ambulatory Care Facilities

Can antiviral therapy for hepatitis C reduce the prevalence of HCV among injecting drug user populations?: a modeling analysis of its prevention utility.

Martin, N. K., Vickerman, P., Foster, G. R., Hutchinson, S. J., Goldberg, D. J. & Hickman, M., Jun 2011, In : world journal of hepatology. 54, 6, p. 1137-1144 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Downloads (Pure)

Cohort profile: the hepatitis C virus (HCV) Research UK clinical database and biobank

McLauchlan, J., Innes, H., Dillon, J., Foster, G., Holtman, E., McDonald, S., Wilkes, B., Hutchinson, S. & Irving, W., Oct 2017, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 46, 5, p. 1391-1391h 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hepacivirus
Databases
Liver Diseases
Research
Antiviral Agents
88 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Opiate Alkaloids
Drug Design
Syringes
Hepacivirus
Needles

Comparative effectiveness of antiviral treatment for hepatitis B: a systematic review and Bayesian network meta-analysis

Govan, L., Wu, O., Xin, Y., Hutchinson, S. & Hawkins, N., Aug 2015, In : European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 27 , 8, p. 882-894 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tenofovir
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B e Antigens
Antiviral Agents
Hepatitis B virus

Comparison of deaths related to hepatitis C and AIDS in Scotland

Palmateer, N. E., Hutchinson, S. J., McLeod, A., Codere, G. & Goldberg, D., Dec 2007, In : Journal of Viral Hepatitis. 14, 2, p. 870-874 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Hepatitis C
Hepacivirus
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Alcoholic Liver Diseases

Compliance to oseltamivir and subsequent occurrence of self-reported adverse drug reactions among nursery and primary school children following exposure to Influenza A(H1N1)v

van Velzen, E., Hutchinson, S., Penrice, G., Ahmed, S. & McMenamin, J., May 2011, In : Scottish Medical Journal. 56, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Downloads (Pure)

Cost-effectiveness of HBV and HCV screening strategies: a systematic review of existing modelling techniques

Geue, C., Wu, O., Xin, Y., Heggie, R., Hutchinson, S., Martin, N. K., Fenwick, E. & Goldberg, D., 21 Dec 2015, In : PLoS ONE . 10, 12, 27 p., e0145022.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hepatitis C virus
Hepatitis B virus
systematic review
cost effectiveness
Cost effectiveness
6 Downloads (Pure)

Cost-effectiveness of HCV case-finding for people who inject drugs via dried blood spot testing in specialist addiction services and prisons

Martin, N. K., Hickman, M., Hutchinson, S. J., Miners, A., Taylor, A. & Vickerman, P., Aug 2013, In : British Medical Journal. 3 , 8, 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Dried Blood Spot Testing
Prisons
Hepacivirus
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Quality-Adjusted Life Years

Cost-effectiveness of hepatitis C virus antiviral treatment for injection drug user populations

Martin, N. K., Vickerman, P., Miners, A., Foster, G. R., Hutchinson, S., Goldberg, D. & Hickman, M., Jan 2012, In : Hepatology. 55, 1, p. 49-57 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug Users
Hepacivirus
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Antiviral Agents
Injections

Decrease in health-related quality of life associated with awareness of hepatitis C virus infection among people who inject drugs in Scotland

McDonald, S., Hutchinson, S., Palmateer, N., Allen, E., Cameron, S. O., David J., G. & Taylor, A., 2013, In : world journal of hepatology. 58, 3, p. 460-466 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Virus Diseases
Hepacivirus
Quality of Life
Chronic Hepatitis C

Detection of hepatitis C virus RNA in dried blood spots

Bennett, S., Gunson, R. N., McAllister, G. E., Hutchinson, S., Goldberg, D. J., Cameron, S. & Carman, W., 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Virology. 54, 2, p. 106-109 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C Antibodies
Hepacivirus
Veins
RNA
Infection
3 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Hepatitis C
Antiviral Agents
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Scotland
Population

Diagnosis of hepatitis C virus infection in Scotland's injecting drug user population

McDonald, S. A., Hutchinson, S. J., Mills, P. R., Bird, S. M., Robertson, C., Dillon, J. F., Springbett, A. & Goldberg, D. J., Mar 2010, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 138, 3, p. 393-402 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Virus Diseases
Drug Users
Hepacivirus
Population

Differences between injectors and non-injectors and a high prevalence of benzodiazepines among drug related deaths in Scotland 2003.

Zador, D., Rome, A., Hutchinson, S., Hickman, M., Baldacchino, A., Fahey, T., Taylor, A. & Kidd, B., 2007, In : Addiction Research and Theory. 15, 6, p. 651-662 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Benzodiazepines
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Toxicology
Opioid Analgesics

Does informing people who inject drugs of their hepatitis C status influence their injecting behaviour? Analysis of the Networks II study

Aspinall, E., Weir, A., Sacks-Davis, R., Spelman, T. (Translator), Grebely, J., Higgs, P., Hutchinson, S. & Hellard, M., Jan 2014, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 25 , 1, p. 179-182 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C
Hepacivirus
Pharmaceutical Preparations
118 Downloads (Pure)

Drugs-related death soon after hospital discharge among drug treatment clients in Scotland: record linkage, validation and investigation of risk factors.

White, S. R., Hutchinson, S., Bird, S. M. & Merrall, E. L. C., 5 Nov 2015, In : PLoS ONE . 10, 11, 12 p., e0141073.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Drug therapy
Scotland
drug therapy
risk factors
death
34 Downloads (Pure)

Effectiveness of needle/syringe programmes and opiate substitution therapy in preventing HCV transmission among people who inject drugs (Protocol)

Platt, L., Reed, J., Minozzi, S., Vickerman, P., Hagan, H., French, C., Jordan, A., Degenhardt, L., Hope, V., Hutchinson, S., Maher, L., Palmateer, N., Taylor, A. & Hickman, M., Jan 2016, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews . 1, CD012021.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Opiate Alkaloids
Syringes
Needles
Incidence
Infection
Hepacivirus
Population
Scotland
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Homeless Persons
16 Downloads (Pure)

Engagement in a national naxolone programme among people who inject drugs

McAuley, A., Munro, A., Bird, S. M., Hutchinson, S. J., Goldberg, D. & Taylor, A., May 2016, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 162, p. 236-240 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Naloxone
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Needles
Scotland
Prisons

Estimating current injectors in Scotland and their drug-related death rate by sex, region and age-group via Bayesian capture-recapture methods

King, R., Bird, S. M., Hay, G. & Hutchinson, S. J., Aug 2009, In : Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 18, 4, p. 341-359 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capture-recapture
Injector
Scotland
Drugs
Age Groups
20 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
death rate
Prior Information
Drugs
drug
Posterior Mean
34 Downloads (Pure)

Estimating the number of injecting drug users in scotland's HCV-diagnosed population using capture-recapture methods

McDonald, S. A., Schnier, C., Hutchinson, S., McLeod, A. & Goldberg, D., Jan 2014, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 142, 1, p. 200-207 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Scotland
Drug Users
Hepacivirus
Population
Pharmaceutical Preparations
10 Downloads (Pure)

Estimating the number of people with hepatitis C virus who have ever injected drugs and have yet to be diagnosed: an evidence synthesis approach for Scotland

Prevost, T. C., Presanis, A. M., Taylor, A., Goldberg, D., Hutchinson, S. J. & De Angelis, D., Aug 2015, In : Addiction. 110, 8, p. 1287-300 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Scotland
Hepacivirus
Hepatitis C Antibodies
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Population Density

Estimating the variability in the risk of infection for hepatitis C in the Glasgow injecting drug user population

Sutton, AJ., McDonald, S. A., Palmateer, N., Taylor, A. & Hutchinson, S., Dec 2012, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 140, 12, p. 2190-2198 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C
Drug Users
Hepacivirus
Infection
Population

Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of existing needle and syringe programmes in preventing hepatitis C transmission in people who inject drugs

Sweeney, S., Ward, Z., Platt, L., Guinness, L., Hickman, M., Hope, V., Maher, L., Iversen, J., Hutchinson, S. J., Smith, J., Ayres, R., Hainey, I. & Vickerman, P., Mar 2019, In : Addiction. 114, 3, p. 560-570

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syringes
Hepatitis C
Hepacivirus
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Needles
2 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluating the population impact of hepatitis C direct acting antiviral treatment as prevention for people who inject drugs (EPIToPe) – a natural experiment (protocol)

Hickman, M., Dillon, J. F., Elliott, L., De Angelis, D., Vickerman, P., Foster, G., Donnan, P., Eriksen, A., Flowers, P., Goldberg, D., Hollingworth, W., Ijaz, S., Liddell, D., Mandal, S., Martin, N., Beer, L. J. Z., Drysdale, K., Fraser, H., Glass, R., Graham, L. & 29 others, Gunson, R. N., Hamilton, E., Harris, H., Harris, M., Harris, R., Heinsbroek, E., Hope, V., Horwood, J., Inglis, S. K., Innes, H., Lane, A., Meadows, J., McAuley, A., Metcalfe, C., Migchelsen, S., Murray, A., Myring, G., Palmateer, N., Presanis, A., Radley, A., Ramsay, M., Samartsidis, P., Simmons, R., Sinka, K., Vojt, G., Ward, Z., Whiteley, D., Yeung, A. & Hutchinson, S. J., 24 Sep 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 9, 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hepatitis C
Hepacivirus
Antiviral Agents
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Population

Evaluation of a general practice based Hepatitis C virus screening intervention

Anderson, E. M., Mandeville, R. P., Hutchinson, S. J., Cameron, S. O., Mills, P. R., Fox, R., Ahmed, S., Taylor, A., Spence, E., Goldberg, D. J. & (Funder), S. P., 2009, In : Scottish Medical Journal. 54, 3, p. 3-7 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepacivirus
General Practice
Scotland
Group Psychotherapy
Drug Users
Syringes
Hepatitis C
Drug Users
Needles
HIV
19 Downloads (Pure)

Evidence of continued injecting drug use after attaining sustained treatment-induced clearance of the hepatitis C virus: implications for reinfection

Valerio, H., Goldberg, D., Lewsey, J., Weir, A., Allen, S., Aspinall, E. J., Barclay, S. T., Bramley, P., Dillon, J. F., Fox, R., Fraser, A., Hayes, P. C., Innes, H., Kennedy, N., Mills, P. R., Stanley, A. J. & Hutchinson, S. J., 1 Sep 2015, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 154, p. 125-131 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Viruses
Hepacivirus
Hospitalization
Opiate Alkaloids
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Examination of the risk of reinfection with hepatitis C among injecting drug users who have been tested in Glasgow

Mcdonald, S., Hutchinson, S., Cameron, S. O., Innes, H., McLeod, A. & Goldberg, D. J., 2012, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 23, 5, p. 353-357 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C
Drug Users
Infection
Hepacivirus
Viruses

Excess liver-related morbidity of chronic hepatitis C patients, who achieve a sustained viral response, and are discharged from care

Innes, H., Hutchinson, S., Allen, S., Bhattacharyya, D. (ed.), Bramley, P., Delahooke, T. E. S., Dillon, J. F., Forrest, E., Fraser, A., Gillespie, R., Goldberg, D., Kennedy, N., McDonald, S., McLeod, A., Mills, P. R., Morris, J. & Hayes, P., Nov 2011, In : Hepatology. 54, 5, p. 1547-58 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Hepatitis C
Hepacivirus
Morbidity
Liver
Interferons

Excess morbidity in the hepatitis C-diagnosed population in Scotland, 1991-2006

Mcdonald, S. A., Hutchinson, S. J., Bird, S. M., Mills, P. R., Hayes, P., Dillon, J. F. & Goldberg, D. J., Mar 2011, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 139, 3, p. 344-353 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Downloads (Pure)

Expansion of HCV treatment access to people who have injected drugs through effective translation of research into public health policy: Scotland's experience

Hutchinson, S. J., Dillon, J. F., Fox, R., McDonald, S. A., Innes, H., Weir, A., McLeod, A., Aspinall, E. J., Palmateer, N. E., Taylor, A., Munro, A., Valerio, H., Brown, G. & Goldberg, D., Nov 2015, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 26 , 11, p. 1041-1049 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Scotland
Public Policy
Health Policy
Public Health
Research

Exploring associations between perceived HCV status and injecting risk behaviors among recent initiates to injecting drug use in Glasgow

Palmateer, N., Anderson, N., Wadd, S., Hutchinson, S. J., Taylor, A. & Goldberg, D. J., 2008, In : Substance Use and Misuse. 43, 3 & 4, p. 375-388 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk-Taking
risk behavior
Hepacivirus
contagious disease
drug use