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  • Location, Location, Location: An Audit of Hepatitis C Healthcare in England
    In July 2004 the Department of Health published a Hepatitis C Action Plan for England, setting out required actions for Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and NHS Hospital Trusts. Over the following 18 months the All-Party Parliamentary Hepatology Group (APPHG) became concerned by anecdotal evidence from patients and clinicians that the Action Plan was not being implemented in their area.
    England 14 Feb 2008 Reports & Research PDF
  • Face It: Hepatitis C Best Practice - Developing a local hepatitis C strategy
    Dr Erika Duffell, Consultant in Health Protection at Greater Manchester Health Protection Unit (HPU) led a project on behalf of the local Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) to improve services for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis C in Greater Manchester. A steering group produced a comprehensive needs assessment and evidence-based strategy, which convinced PCT commissioners to invest in services. So far, the programme has led to the development of outreach clinics in local drug services, the recruitment of extra medical and nursing staff to treat
    North West 2008 Tools & Templates, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Management of Suspected HCV
    This document, provided by NHS Greater Manchester as part of its Hepatitis C Strategy, offers guidance on the management of suspected Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in primary care, including a diagram on the patient care pathway.
    North West 2008 Training, Tools & Templates, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Hepatitis C in Greater Manchester: Report on the Decision Model for Changing Care Pathways
    The population of Greater Manchester has amongst the highest prevalence of Chronic Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in the UK, and the associated health problems are escalating. And yet, at the time of writing HCV services in Greater Manchester did not meet the population need. In order to overcome these shortfalls, this document sets out a proposal that has been put to Greater Manchester PCTs to
    North West 2008 Case study, Tools & Templates, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Hepatitis C Baseline Data Review: Greater Manchester
    As part of the service redesign project the NHS Commissioning Service and the Commissioning Business Service conducted a baseline data review (BDR) of the hospitals in Greater Manchester that were treating hepatitis C patients. At the time of the audit (March 2008) there were three hospitals that managed the treatment of patients with Hepatitis C (HCV), in Wiggan, the Pennines and Central Manchester. these were:
    North West 2008 Reports & Research PDF
  • Action Plan for the Prevention, Management and Control of Hepatitis C in Northern Ireland
    The actions set out in this report form the core of a plan to address hepatitis C in Northern Ireland for the period 2006-2008. Its aim is to achieve a reduction in the transmission of hepatitis C in Northern Ireland and to ensure that people with hepatitis C infection are identified and receive high quality, evidence-based, patient-focused treatment and care.
    Northern Ireland Jan 2007 Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • A Matter of Chance: An Audit of Hepatitis C Healthcare in England
    In February 2006, more than 18 months after the launch of the Department of Health's 2004 Action Plan for Hepatitis C setting out required actions for Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and NHS Hospital Trusts, the All-Party Parliamentary Hepatology Group undertook a survey of PCTs and NHS Hospital Trusts in order to audit what actions they had taken to fulfil the Action Plan’s stated requirements. 'A Matter of Chance' reports on the findings of this research.
    UK May 2006 Reports & Research PDF
  • Greater Manchester Hepatitis C Strategy 2006
    This strategy for Hepatitis C in Greater Manchester aims to develop a collaborative, coordinated approach to addressing hepatitis C across Greater Manchester in line with national guidance, to propose ways of further developing and strengthening local services, and to meet the increasing need and demand for services within the population. The strategy is focused around the four key areas of prevention, testing, treatment and surveillance.
    North West 2006 Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Hepatitis C Action Plan for England: July 2004
    The growing importance of hepatitis C as a public health issue in England was highlighted in 2002 with the publication of the Government’s Hepatitis C Strategy for England. It brought together existing initiatives to tackle hepatitis C and suggested how prevention, diagnosis and treatment could be improved. This Action Plan, which is based on best practice, serves as a broad framework for implementation of the Hepatitis C Strategy for England. It reflects ongoing work that needs to be sustained and intensified and also identifies new areas for action.
    England Jul 2004 Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning PDF

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