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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

2012

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

Hepatitis C strategy in Scotland

Hutchinson, S., David J., G., Brown, G., Rowan, N., Dillon, J., Taylor, A. & Ahmed, S., 2012, In : Viral Hepatitis in Practice. 4, 2, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clergy
Scotland
Hepatitis C
Health
Hepacivirus

Identifying former injecting drug users infected with hepatitis C: an evaluation of a general practice-based case-finding intervention

Cullen, B. L., Hutchinson, S., Cameron, S. O., Anderson, E., Ahmed, S., Spence, E., Mills, P. R., Mandeville, R. P., Forrest, E., Washington, M., Wong, R., Fox, R. & Goldberg, D. J., 2012, In : Journal of Public Health. 34, 1, p. 14-23 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C
Drug Users
General Practice
Hepacivirus
Scotland

Mathematically modelling the spread of hepatitis C in injecting drug users

Corson, S., Greenhalgh, D. & Hutchinson, S., 2012, In : Mathematical Medicine and Biology. 29, 3, p. 205-230 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

drug user
hepatitis
Hepatitis C
Drug Users
Viruses

Mortality of those who attended drug services in Scotland 1996-2006: record-linkage study

Merrall, E. L. C., Bird, S. M. & Hutchinson, S. J., 2012, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 23, 1, p. 24–32 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Cause of Death
Mortality
Pharmaceutical Databases
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Ranking predictors of sustained viral response for chronic hepatitis C patients treated with pegylated interferon and ribavirin in Scotland

Innes, H., Hutchinson, S., Allen, S., Bhattacharyya, D., Bramley, P., Carman, B., Delahooke, T. E. S., Dillon, J. F., Goldberg, D. J., Kennedy, N., Mills, P. R., Morris, J., Morris, J., Robertson, C., Stanley, A. J. & Hayes, P., 2012, In : European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 24, 6, p. 646–655 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ribavirin
Scotland
Chronic Hepatitis C
Interferons
Hepacivirus

The association between alcohol use and hepatitis C status among injecting drug users in Glasgow

O'Leary, M. C., Hutchinson, S., Allen, E., Palmateer, N., Cameron, S., Taylor, A. & David J., G., 2012, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 123, 1-3, p. 180–189 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C
Drug Users
Viruses
Hepacivirus
Drinking

Trends in the incidence of HIV in Scotland, 1988–2009

McDonald, S. A., Hutchinson, S., Wallace, L. A., Cameron, S. O., Templeton, K., McIntyre, P., Molyneaux, P., Weir, A., Codere, G. & Goldberg, D., 2012, In : Sexually Transmitted Infections. 88, p. 194-199 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
HIV
Heterosexuality
Incidence
Drug Users
Scotland
Drug Users
Association reactions
Equipment and Supplies
Water
2011

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

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

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

Hepatitis B prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care: a review

Aspinall, E., Hawkins, G., Fraser, A., Hutchinson, S. & David J., G., 2011, In : Occupational Medicine. 61, 8, p. 531-540 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B virus
Chronic Hepatitis B
Virus Diseases
Infection

High drug-related death rate soon after hospital discharge for drug-treatment clients in Scotland

Merrall, E., Bird, S. & Hutchinson, S., 2011, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 65, Supplement 1, p. A133 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospitalisation for an alcohol-related cause among injecting drug users in Scotland: increased risk following diagnosis with hepatitis C infection

McDonald, S. A., Hutchinson, S. J., Bird, S. M., Robertson, C., Mills, P. R., Dillon, J. F. & Goldberg, D. J., Jan 2011, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 22, 1, p. 63-69 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Hepatitis C
Drug Users
Hospitalization
Alcohols

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

Reconstructing the historical incidence of hepatitis C infection among Scotland's IDUS

McDonald, S., Kretzschmar, M., Hutchinson, S. & Goldberg, D., Aug 2011, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 65, Supplement 1, p. A271 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Response and predictors of response, to pegylated interferon and ribavirin for chronic hepatitis C patients in Scotland: alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and gamma glutamyl transferase (GGT) are valuable pre-treatment markers of an SVR in routine clinical practice

Innes, H., Hutchinson, S., Allen, S., Bhattacharyya, D., Bramley, P., Carman, B., Delahooke, T., Dillon, J., Goldberg, D., Kennedy, N., Mills, P., Morris, J., Stanley, A. & Hayes, P., Aug 2011, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 65, Supplement 1, p. A254 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk of Hepatitis C virus re-infection following spontaneous viral clearance in injecting drug users: a systematic review

Corson, S., Greenhalgh, D., Palmateer, N., Weir, A. & Hutchinson, S., Mar 2011, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 22, 2, p. 102-108 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The impact of needle and syringe provision and opiate substitution therapy on the incidence of hepatitis C virus in injecting drug users: pooling of UK evidence

Turner, K. M. E., Hutchinson, S., Vickerman, P., Hope, V., Craine, N., Palmateer, N., May, M., Taylor, A., De Angelis, D., Cameron, S., Parry, J., Lyons, M., Goldberg, D., Allen, E. & Hickman, M., Nov 2011, In : Addiction. 106, 11, p. 1978-1988 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opiate Alkaloids
Homeless Persons
Syringes
Drug Users
Hepacivirus

The influence of hepatitis C and alcohol on liver-related morbidity and mortality in Glasgow

McDonald, S., Hutchinson, S., Mills, P., Bird, S., Cameron, S., Dillon, J. & Goldberg, D., Aug 2011, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 65, Supplement 1, p. A271 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The influence of hepatitis C and alcohol on liver-related morbidity and mortality in Glasgow’s injecting drug user population

McDonald, S. A., Hutchinson, S. J., Mills, P. R., Bird, S. M., Cameron, S., Dillon, J. F. & Goldberg, D. J., Apr 2011, In : Journal of Viral Hepatitis. 18, 4, p. e126-e133 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis C
Drug Users
Hepacivirus
Alcohols
Morbidity

Uptake of hepatitis C antibody testing in patients with end-stage liver disease in Glasgow, 1993-2007

Mcdonald, S. A., Hutchinson, S. J., Cameron, S., Bird, S. M., Mills, P. R., McLeod, A. & Goldberg, D. J., Apr 2011, In : Journal of Viral Hepatitis. 18, 4, p. e61-65 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010

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
Syringes
Hepatitis C
Drug Users
Needles
HIV

Harm reduction among injecting drug users: evidence of effectiveness

Kimber, J., Palmateer, N., Hutchinson, S. J., Hickman, M., Goldberg, D. J. & Rhodes, T., Apr 2010, Harm Reduction: Evidence, Impacts and Challenges. Rhodes, T. & Hedrich, D. (eds.). The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), Vol. Chapter 5. p. 115-163 49 p. (EMCDDA; vol. 10).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Opiate Substitution Treatment
Harm Reduction
Drug Users
Syringes
Needles

Hospitalisation of hepatitis C diagnosed persons in Scotland for decompensated cirrhosis: a population-based record-linkage study

McDonald, S. A., Hutchinson, S. J., Bird, S. M., Mills, P. R., Robertson, C., Dillon, J., Williams, T., Goldberg, D. J., (Funder), C. S. O. & (Funder), M. R. C., 2010, In : European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 22, 1, p. 49-57 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Hepatitis C
Hospitalization
Fibrosis
Hepacivirus

Meta-analysis of drug-related deaths soon after release from prison

Merrall, E. L. C., Kariminia, A., Binswanger, I. A., Hobbs, M. S., Farrell, M., Marsden, J., Hutchinson, S. J. & Bird, S. M., Sep 2010, In : Addiction. 105, 9, p. 1545-1554 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prisons
Meta-Analysis
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Heroin

Missing targets on drugs-related deaths, and a Scottish paradox

Bird, S. M., Hutchinson, S. J., Hay, G. & King, R., May 2010, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 21, 3, p. 155-159 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Pharmaceutical Preparations
Scotland
Wales
England
Public Health

Over 1200 drugs-related deaths and 190,000 opiate-user-years of follow-up: relative risks by sex and age-group

Bird, S. M. & Hutchinson, S. J., Apr 2010, In : Addiction Research and Theory. 18, 2, p. 194-207 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opiate Alkaloids
Age Groups
Scotland
France
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Recording of clinical information in a Scotland-wide drug deaths study

Baldacchino, A., Crome, I., Zador, D., McGarrol, S., Taylor, A., Hutchinson, S. J., Fahey, T., Hickman, M. & Kidd, B., Sep 2010, In : Journal of Psychopharmacology. 24, 9, p. 1289-1298 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Prisons
Information Storage and Retrieval
Mental Health

Targets for Hepatitis C virus test uptake and case-finding among injecting drug users: in prisons and general practice

Bird, S. M., Robertson, R., Beresford, H. & Hutchinson, S. J., 2010, In : Addiction Research and Theory. 18, 4, p. 421-432 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prisons
Drug Users
Hepacivirus
General Practice
Cost-Benefit Analysis

The growing contribution of hepatitis C virus infection to liver-related mortality in Scotland

McDonald, S. A., Hutchinson, S. J., Bird, S. M., Robertson, C., Mills, P. R., Graham, L., Dillon, J. F. & Goldberg, D. J., 6 May 2010, In : Eurosurveillance. 15, 18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Virus Diseases
Hepacivirus
Mortality
Liver

The provision of non-needle/syringe drug injecting paraphernalia in the primary prevention of HCV among IDU: a systematic review.

Gillies, M., Palmateer, N., Hutchinson, S., Ahmed, S., Taylor, A. & Goldberg, D. J., 23 Nov 2010, In : BMC Public Health. 10, p. 721-734 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syringes
Primary Prevention
Drug Users
Hepacivirus
Risk-Taking
2009

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

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

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

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
2008

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

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

Hepatitis C action plan for Scotland: Phase II (May 2008 - March 2011)

Goldberg, D. J., Brown, G., Hutchinson, S. J., Dillon, J., Taylor, A., Howie, G., Ahmed, S., Roy, K. & King, M., 2008, In : Eurosurveillance. 13, 4-6, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Hepatitis C
Clergy
Health
Drug Users

Hospitalisation of hepatitis C diagnosed persons in Scotland for decompensated cirrhosis: a population-based record-linkage study

McDonald, S. A., Hutchinson, S. J., Bird, S. M., Mills, P., Dillon, J. F., Hayes, P., Robertson, C. & Goldberg, D., Mar 2008, In : Gut. 57, Suppl 1, p. A38-A39

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Scotland
Hepatitis C
Hepacivirus
Hospitalization
Fibrosis

Modelling the impact of antiviral therapy on the future health and economic burden of chronic hepatitis C in Scotland

Hutchinson, S. J., Weir, A., Bird, S. M. & Goldberg, D. J., Apr 2008, In : world journal of hepatology. 48, Suppl 2, p. S297 1 p., 795.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Scotland
Chronic Hepatitis C
Hepacivirus
Antiviral Agents
Public Health

Prevalence and determinants of hepatitis C virus infection among female drug injecting sex workers in Glasgow

Taylor, A., Hutchinson, S. J., Gilchrist, G., Cameron, S., Carr, S. & Goldberg, D. J., 2008, In : Harm Reduction Journal. 5, 11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex Workers
Virus Diseases
Hepacivirus
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Women's Health
2007

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

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

Gauging acceptance of a hepatitis C test by family planning clinic attendees in Glasgow, UK

Sharp, L., Hutchinson, S. J., Goldberg, D., Taylor, A. & Carr, S., 2007, In : Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care. 33, p. 263-266 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Family Planning Services
Hepatitis C
Hepacivirus
Odds Ratio
Virus Diseases

Hepatitis C virus infection among injecting drug users in Scotland: a review of prevalence and incidence data and the methods used to generate them.

Roy, K. M., Hutchinson, S. J., Wadd, S., Taylor, A., Cameron, S. O., Burns, S., Molyneaux, P., McIntyre, P. G. & Goldberg, D., Apr 2007, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 135, 3, p. 433-442 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Virus Diseases
Drug Users
Hepacivirus
Incidence