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Around half of current injecting drug users will have hepatitis C, although this prevalence rate varies across the country.  Find here tools, resources and other relevant documents to help drugs service staff raise awareness of hepatitis C amongst service users, and improve testing and access to care.

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  • Webinar recording: Hepatitis C reinfections and harm prevention
    Forming part of the HCV Action National Hepatitis C ODN Stakeholder Webinar series, this webinar looked at what we know of reinfections and how to prevent them, as well as harm reduction services and their benefits. Speakers from Public Health England, The Hepatitis C Trust, and NHS England gave talks on how reinfections tie into elimination efforts, and hosted a Q&A session to answer audience questions.
    England 26 Nov 2021 Training, Reports & Research Video
  • Webinar recording: Hepatitis C services in Wales
    This webinar explores hepatitis C services in Wales, with talks on BBV services, peer-to-peer support, drug services, and treatment for children and young people. Including presentations from expert speakers from the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, The Hepatitis C Trust, and the Welsh Government, followed by a Q&A session with speakers.
    Wales 21 Jan 2022 Training, Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning Video
  • Webinar slides: HCV Action National Hepatitis C ODN Stakeholder Webinar 2021
    Presentation slides from the HCV Action National Hepatitis C ODN Stakeholder Webinar 2021, including updates from the NHS England Hepatitis C Elimination Programme Leads, the UK Health Security Agency and The Hepatitis C Trust, as well as updates on specific elimination initiatives.
    England 04 Nov 2021 Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Webinar summary: Hepatitis C services in Wales, January 2022
    The HCV Action webinar on Hepatitis C services in Wales took place in January 2022, and addressed the current status of hepatitis C services in Wales. Bringing together professionals from University Hospital Wales, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, The Hepatitis C Trust and the Welsh Government, the webinar explored a range of issues in Wales’ journey to elimination. This resource offers an overview of all presentations .
    Wales 14 Feb 2022 Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Webinar summary: Measuring progress to hepatitis C elimination, July 2021
    On 7th July 2021, HCV Action held a webinar on Zoom featuring presentations from Public Health England, NHS England, NHS Tayside and the Practice Plus Group on achieving and measuring progress to hepatitis C elimination. Following the presentations, there was an opportunity for attendees to participate in a Q&A session to ask questions and share best practice. This resource offers a detailed summary of the presentation.
    UK Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Webinar: Hepatitis C Outreach
    Outreach hepatitis C care, including ‘pop-up’ clinics, as well as the use of testing vans, is a crucial aspect of the hepatitis C elimination programme. Such outreach work, which does not rely on static services to deliver care, can be an important way to reach people who are the most under-served by these services. This webinar covered the importance of outreach, as well as specific good practice examples, such as van-based outreach work, pop-up testing during the Covid-19 pandemic and Point of Care Test and Treat outreach in the West Midlands.
    UK, England 25 May 2021 Case study, Strategy & Planning Video
  • Webinar: Hepatitis C service recovery in England
    This HCV Action webinar, which took place on 26th March 2021, examined how hepatitis C services have been maintained in England during the COVID-19 pandemic and looked at plans to expand service provision over the next few months. Speakers: - Prof Graham Foster, National Clinical Lead for ODNs, NHS England - Mark Gillyon-Powell, Head of Programme – HCV Elimination, NHS England/NHS Improvement - Stacey Smith, Director of Nursing, Humankind - Colin Lawton, Northern Regional Prison Lead, The Hepatitis C Trust - Julia Sheehan, Women’s Prisons Peer Coordinator, The Hepatitis C Trust
    England 29 Mar 2021 Training, Strategy & Planning Video
  • Webinar: Measuring progress towards hepatitis C elimination
    Each nation in the UK has set rapidly approaching targets for eliminating hepatitis C; many areas and services in the community and prisons have done the same. Being able to measure what such "microelimination" looks like will be critical to both celebrating and maintaining this achievement. This HCV Action webinar, held on Zoom on 7th July 2021, heard presentations from Public Health England, NHS England, NHS Tayside and the Practice Plus Group. Following the presentations, there was an opportunity for attendees to participate in a Q&A session to ask questions and share best practice.
    UK 20 Jul 2021 Training, Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning Video
  • Webinar: Mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on hepatitis C testing
    This is a recording of a webinar focusing on how services can mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on hepatitis C testing and find alternative ways to test people. The first part of the webinar consisted of three presentations: 1/ Overview of testing, before and after COVID-19 - Helen Hampton, Lead Clinical Nurse for Blood Borne Virus, We Are With You 2/ Outreach testing during the COVID-19 lockdown - Julian Surey, Find and Treat Team 3/ Postal testing or self-testing - Tracey Kemp, National Hepatitis C Strategy Lead, Change Grow Live
    UK 22 Oct 2020 Case study, Tools & Templates, Strategy & Planning Video
  • Webinar: Under-served groups for hepatitis C testing and treatment
    This webinar sought to look at how services can provide hepatitis C testing and treatment to people who have been traditionally under-served by health services. This workshop sought to discuss: - Sex workers - Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people - South Asian communities - Migrants For each of these groups, this video features a presentation exploring the general barriers to healthcare that they face and examples of projects which have improved access to healthcare for them along with a Q&A session at the end.
    UK 22 Oct 2020 Case study, Training, Strategy & Planning Video

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