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Commissioner

NHS England, CCGs and local authorities are all responsible for commissioning different parts of hepatitis C testing, treatment and care.  Find here tools, templates and other relevant documents to assist commissioners with their responsibilities to ensure hepatitis C patients are diagnosed and receive high quality care.

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  • Good practice case study: Nottingham outreach clinics
    This HCV Action good practice case study looks at the community outreach work done by Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. Statistics showed that between 2000 and 2002, 256 people were diagnosed with hepatitis C in Nottingham. Of these, just 49% were referred to a specialist clinic, 27% attended and 10% received treatment. During the 2010-12 period, after the establishment of community outreach services in the area, 80% of people diagnosed were referred to a specialist clinic, 70% attended and 38% started treatment.
    UK, East Midlands Case study PDF
  • Hepatitis C in England 2017 report
    This report by Public Health England has been produced to support monitoring of the recently agreed Global Health Sector Strategy on Viral Hepatitis goals, including the elimination of hepatitis C as a major public health threat by 2030. The report summarises the impact of action plans in England to drive down mortality from hepatitis C, reduce the number of new infections, and outlines the actions required to make further progress.
    England Mar 2017 Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Hepatitis C in England 2017: Headline table
    This table, produced by Public Health England to accompany 'Hepatitis C in England: 2017 report', collates the key statistics and information related to hepatitis C in England, including burden of infection; mortality and morbidity; incidence of infections; adequacy of harm reduction services; diagnosis rates, and the numbers of people accessing treatment.
    England Mar 2017 Reports & Research PDF
  • Summary report: Midlands & East Hepatitis C Educational Event, Nottingham
    This report provides a summary of the Midlands & East Hepatitis C Educational Event held by HCV Action and NHS England in Nottingham on Friday 10th February 2017.
    UK, East Midlands Reports & Research PDF
  • Midlands & East Hepatitis C Educational Event in Nottingham: Presentations
    On Friday 10th February 2017, HCV Action and NHS England held a Midlands & East Hepatitis C Educational Event in Nottingham. With hepatitis C Operational Delivery Networks (ODNs) still relatively new in operation, the event was held with the aim of offering the chance for ODNs across the Midlands and East region to come together to discuss their experiences, share best practice and develop solutions to some of the challenges they face as they seek to ensure the highest standards of hepatitis C care and treatment.
    UK, East Midlands Reports & Research MS Powerpoint
  • Guidelines on hepatitis B and C testing
    These are the first WHO guidelines on testing for chronic hepatitis B and C infection and complement published guidance by WHO on the prevention, care and treatment of chronic hepatitis C and hepatitis B infection. These guidelines outline the public health approach to strengthening and expanding current testing practices for hepatitis B and C, and are intended for use across age groups and populations.
    Rest of World Feb 2017 Other, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Access and Uptake of Direct Acting Antiviral Medicines in the UK and selected European countries
    This report, produced by IMS Health and commissioned by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), provides information related to the uptake of Direct Acting Antiviral treatments (DAAs) over the last five years, to June 2016. The intention of the report is to benchmark the UK – in relation to patient access to these medicines – compared with other European countries. It finds that there have been significant variances in the ability of patients to access these medicines.
    UK Feb 2017 Reports & Research PDF
  • HCV Action and PHE hepatitis C roadshow in Manchester: Presentations
    On 13th December 2016, HCV Action and Public Health England (PHE) staged a hepatitis C good practice roadshow in Manchester. The event was designed to showcase and share best practice in the prevention, diagnosis, testing and treatment of hepatitis C, and identify specific issues and potential solutions for tackling hepatitis C in Manchester and the wider north west region.
    UK, England, North West Other, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Hepatitis C Commissioning Toolkit
    The Hepatitis C Commissioning Toolkit, an update to the original toolkit published in September 2013, sets out key commissioning responsibilities, with the intention of bringing clarity to an often highly fragmented commissioning landscape. The toolkit is also intended to aide commissioners in commissioning cost-effective services which are tailored to the needs of people with hepatitis C, by setting out how to ensure a clear, connected and properly funded hepatitis C care pathway, as well as providing good practice examples.
    England Case study, Tools & Templates, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • The lived experience of interferon-free treatments for hepatitis C: A thematic analysis
    This research paper, published in the International Journal of Drug Policy, examines how interferon-free treatments for hepatitis C are being understood and experienced by patients.
    UK Reports & Research PDF

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