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  • HCV Action good practice case study: Peer to Peer Hepatitis C Mentoring in Hampshire
    A hepatitis C peer to peer (P2P) mentoring project established in 2012, in partnership with The Hepatitis C Trust, in order to engage with and support people who have, or may be at risk from, hepatitis C. As an extension of the project, in 2014 a series of testing events were held in order to both raise awareness of hepatitis C among people at risk, and also to increase the numbers of people tested, with mentors playing a key role in ensuring that those being engaged with were fully supported throughout.

    UK, England, South East Dec 2015 Case study PDF
  • HCV Action & PHE hepatitis C roadshow in Brighton: Presentations
    On 24th November 2015, HCV Action and Public Health England (PHE) staged a hepatitis C good practice roadshow in Brighton. 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, with a particular focus on how hepatitis C can be tackled alongside HIV and other BBVs.
    UK, England, South East Dec 2015 Other PDF
  • Summary report: Hepatitis C Good Practice Roadshow, Brighton
    This report provides a summary of the good practice hepatitis C roadshow held by HCV Action and Public Health England on 24th November 2015. The roadshow was aimed at sharing good practice around hepatitis C and other BBVs, and instigating local action to address the virus. The report includes summaries of the talks and workshops held on the day, as well as suggested next steps to be taken in order to tackle hepatitis C more effectively in the Brighton and wider Sussex area.
    UK, South East Nov 2015 Reports & Research PDF
  • HCV Action good practice case study: Developing patient-centred care in Inverclyde and Renfrewshire
    Inverclyde, in west central Scotland, has the highest estimated prevalence of problem drug use in Scotland (3.2% compared to a national average of 1.58%), while neighbouring Renfrewshire has the fourth highest in Scotland (2.41%). Both areas (which have above-average rates of deprivation) also have high hepatitis C prevalence rates, with many of those with the virus unaware of it.
    UK, Scotland Nov 2015 Case study PDF
  • Hepatitis C in London: 2015 report
    This report, published by Public Health England, focuses on the epidemiology of hepatitis C in London, using the main routinely available surveillance data. It also provides recommendations for GPs; Directors of Public Health; local authorities and drug service commissioners; CCGs; NHS England; prison health service providers; drug services; PHE London, and laboratories on measures to prevent further infections and to reduce the morbidity and mortality of those already infected.
    Greater London Nov 2015 Reports & Research PDF
  • Summary report: Hepatitis C Good Practice Roadshow, Birmingham
    This report provides a summary of the good practice hepatitis C roadshow held by HCV Action and Public Health England in Birmingham on 23rd October 2015. The roadshow was aimed at sharing good practice around hepatitis C and instigating local action to address the virus. The report includes summaries of the talks and workshops held on the day, as well as suggested next steps to be taken in order to tackle hepatitis C more effectively in Birmingham and the wider West Midlands area.
    UK, West Midlands Nov 2015 Reports & Research PDF
  • HCV Action and PHE hepatitis C roadshow in Birmingham: Presentations
    On 23rd October HCV Action and Public Health England staged the third of their hepatitis C good practice roadshows in Birmingham, with the aim of instigating and assisting local action to tackle hepatitis C.
    UK, England, East Midlands, West Midlands Oct 2015 Other PDF
  • Hepatitis C Partnership South West Pilot: North Somerset 1 year update
    In 2014, Addaction and The Hepatitis C Trust, with support from AbbVie, launched a unique pilot in the South West of England to encourage and widen access to hepatitis C testing and treatment among people who inject drugs. The initiative includes workforce development, peer-to-peer education and a buddying scheme. This briefing, focusing on work in North Somerset, presents early results from the pilot and sets out the next steps in its delivery.
    UK, England, South West Oct 2015 Other, Reports & Research PDF
  • National Clinical Guidelines for the treatment of HCV in adults
    These guidelines provide expert guidance to Health Boards, Area Drug and Therapeutics Committees, and treating clinicians on the efficacy of available treatments for hepatitis C. They also act as a clinical reference source for NHS National Procurement to produce rankings on cost-effectiveness.

    Development of the guidance was a collaboration between Scotland's viral hepatitis clinical leads and MCN co-ordinators network, National Services Scotland, and Healthcare Improvement Scotland.
    Scotland Sep 2015 Other, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Caring for people with liver disease: A competence framework for nursing
    This competence framework describes the professional standards expected of practitioners when caring for people with liver disease across England. It acts as an essential document for all nurses whatever their clinical background and setting, and has been produced to provide a framework on which skills, knowledge and understanding can be assessed. It is designed to be used not only by nurses but also by other health care professionals working in primary and secondary care who work with people with or at risk from liver disease.
    UK, England Sep 2015 Other, Training PDF

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