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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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  • Pharmacy-based testing for hepatitis B and hepatitis C
    This report lays out The Hepatitis C Trust’s plan for a programme of pharmacy-based testing for hepatitis b and hepatitis c. It emphasises that community pharmacies are ideally placed to deliver basic public health information as well as, with the right training and support, screening for conditions such as viral hepatitis. The Hepatitis C Trust’s Pharmacy Testing Programme is designed to increase awareness and testing for hepatitis B and C through targeted, on-demand testing for people less likely to access mainstream services.
    UK 26 Jun 2011 Reports & Research PDF
  • Hepatitis C - Treatment and follow-up
    Valid until May 2014, this document provides a map of medicine for the treatment and follow-up of Hepatitis C.
    England 06 Jun 2011 Training, Tools & Templates PDF
  • Government response to the NHS Future Forum report
    Between April and June 2011, the NHS Future Forum, led by Professor Steve Field, heard the views of thousands of people – patients, professionals and members of the public. They listened to every professional group and toured every region in the country, producing a report for the Government on 13th June. The NHS Future Forum confirmed that there was considerable support for the principles of the Government’s reforms, but said that some of the ways in which it was putting those principles into practice could be improved.
    England Jun 2011 Reports & Research PDF
  • Tackling Blood-Borne Viruses in Prisons: A framework for best practice in the UK
    This framework is intended to be a practical resource for those who have responsibility for the health and well being of prisoners and prison staff in the UK. In particular this is aimed at Healthcare Managers within the prison service; although it will also be relevant to Prison Governors, voluntary organisations and other providers delivering services in prisons.
    UK May 2011 Tools & Templates, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Standards for Local Surveillance and Follow Up of Hepatitis B and C
    These standards, produced by the Health Protection Agency in 2011, recognise that the detection and clinical management of hepatitis B and C can involve a number of health professionals, creating a diversity of clinical pathways. The development of the standards has also taken into account the fact that the prevalence of both hepatitis B and C varies markedly across the country and that current systems for the surveillance and follow up of cases also vary.
    UK 2011 Reports & Research, Tools & Templates, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Greater Manchester Commissioning Guidelines for Blood Borne Virus Prevention
    The burden of blood borne viruses in Greater Manchester is high. There is an upward trend in the number of HIV diagnoses in in the area and an escalation in patients attending hospitals with complications resulting from Hepatitis C. The Greater Manchester Blood Borne Virus Prevention Commissioning Guidelines are based on the Greater Manchester Blood Borne Virus Prevention Strategy. Both documents were developed by the Greater Manchester Hepatitis C Strategy (GMHCVS), a public health programme funded by the Greater Manchester Director of Public Health group.
    North West Mar 2011 Training, Reports & Research, Tools & Templates, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Review of the support available to individuals infected with Hepatitis C and or HIV by NHS supplied blood transfusions or blood products and their dependants
    On 14 October 2010, the Government announced that it would review the support available to those who had been infected with hepatitis C and/or HIV by NHS-supplied blood transfusions or blood products. This review was conducted by the Department of Health, with input from external experts, including the Chairs of the Macfarlane and Eileen Trusts and the Skipton Fund.
    UK 10 Jan 2011 Reports & Research PDF
  • Enhanced surveillance of blood borne virus in drug users in Wales. Six monthly report: October 2010 to March 2011
    The first in a series of reports for a project surveying blood borne viruses among drug users in Wales. Data presented in this report are for clients seen by substance misuse services between October 2010 and March 2011.
    Wales 2011 Reports & Research PDF
  • A Census of Medical Workforce & Infrastructure for Liver Disease Strategy: Summary of Findings
    As part of the National Liver Disease Strategy (NLDS), this document summarises the findings of a Census of the Medical Workforce (Consultant Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists). The census was undertaken with the aim of assessing the current capacity and infrastructure for delivery of Liver services in England, to identify which secondary care pathways already exist for referral and management, to understand how the current secondary care services relate to burden of disease, and to assess future training needs and capacity for liver services.
    England 2011 Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Tackling the problem of Hepatitis C, substance misuse and health inequalities: a Consensus for London
    This document represents a call to action from experts in the fields of addiction and hepatitis in London. It provides a framework with which to address the epidemiological, clinical and financial challenges presented by current rates of hepatitis C among people who have injected drugs and sets out solutions in the form of a blueprint for local commissioners. It sets out key requirements and recommendations in terms of prevention, diagnosis, treatment and data collection for each type of service that impacts on the patient’s journey.
    Greater London 2011 Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning PDF

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