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  • 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
  • Opt-out blood-borne virus test algorithm guidance notes
    This document, published by Public Health England, provides guidance to prisons on how the opt-out blood-borne virus testing programme should be implemented; detailing the responsibilities of prison healthcare teams throughout the testing, treatment and release process.
    UK, England Sep 2015 Other, Training, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Opt-out BBV testing algorithm
    This chart, which was produced by Public Health England and which is accompanied by guidance notes, provides information for prison healthcare staff on the process by which the opt-out BBV testing policy should be implemented.
    UK, England Sep 2015 Other, Training, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Hepatitis C Partnership South West Pilot: Cornwall 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 Cornwall, presents early results from the pilot and sets out the next steps in its delivery.
    UK, England, South West Sep 2015 Other, Reports & Research PDF
  • Scottish Sexual Health and Blood Borne Virus Framework 2015 - 2020
    The Sexual Health and Blood Borne Virus Framework, published by the Scottish Government, drives hepatitis C strategy in Scotland. The 2011 - 2015 version of the Framework led to significant improvements in the way in which the virus was managed in Scotland, and the new incarnation of the Framework seeks to sustain and build upon this progress.
    UK, Scotland Sep 2015 Other, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Fact-sheet on alcohol-related liver disease and hepatitis C
    Developed by the Hepatitis C Coaltiion on the basis of interviews with patient and clinical experts, as well as drawing upon the expertise within the Hepatitis C Coalition’s membership, this fact-sheet provides an overview of the linkages between hepatitis C and alcohol-related liver disease. As well as detailing the interactions between the two conditions, it also details the health impact, as well as the latest relevant policy developments.
    UK Aug 2015 Other, Reports & Research PDF
  • Fact-sheet on haemophilia and hepatitis C
    Developed by the Hepatitis C Coaltiion on the basis of interviews with patient and clinical experts, as well as drawing upon the expertise within the Hepatitis C Coalition’s membership, this fact-sheet provides an overview of the linkages between hepatitis C and haemophilia. As well as detailing the interactions between the two conditions, it also details the health impact, as well as the latest relevant policy developments.
    UK Aug 2015 Other, Reports & Research PDF

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