Evaluation of HepCATT intervention in primary care services


British Journal of General Practice
A new study published this week in the British Journal of General Practice looked at a randomised control trial run in 45 primary care practices in south west England called the Hepatitis C Assessment Through to Treatment (HepCATT). The intervention aimed to increase case-finding, testing, and treatment of HCV through various initiatives in primary care, such as learning resources for staff, leaflets and information for patients, and software identifying patients with risk factors for hepatitis C infection. It found that primary care settings could play a crucial role in identifying and treating people with HCV.
UK, South West