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Welcome to the resource library, where you can find strategy, research and examples of promising practice in medicine, commissioning and drug services for hepatitis C

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  • Webinar summary: Hepatitis C services in Wales, January 2022
    The HCV Action webinar on Hepatitis C services in Wales took place in January 2022, and addressed the current status of hepatitis C services in Wales. Bringing together professionals from University Hospital Wales, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, The Hepatitis C Trust and the Welsh Government, the webinar explored a range of issues in Wales’ journey to elimination. This resource offers an overview of all presentations .
    Wales 14 Feb 2022 Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Webinar recording: Hepatitis C services in Wales
    This webinar explores hepatitis C services in Wales, with talks on BBV services, peer-to-peer support, drug services, and treatment for children and young people. Including presentations from expert speakers from the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, The Hepatitis C Trust, and the Welsh Government, followed by a Q&A session with speakers.
    Wales 21 Jan 2022 Training, Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning Video
  • HCV Action Member Survey, June 2021
    In June 2021 HCV Action developed a survey asking the hepatitis C professional community for their views about hepatitis C care in the UK. Over 40 people responded to our survey from all areas of the UK. Our findings indicate a mixed picture of how testing, treatment and other care for people with hepatitis C has changed through the pandemic. We have also heard about people’s concerns and reservations on achieving elimination.
    UK, England, Scotland, Wales Other, Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Laboratory reports of hepatitis C in England and Wales: January to March 2020
    This report from Public Health England reveals that there were 3,771 confirmed laboratory reports of hepatitis C in England and Wales between January-March 2020. There was a 15.4% decrease in the number of reports compared to the first quarter of 2019, which the report's authors state is likely due to the impact of Covid-19 on health services.
    England, Wales 28 Jun 2021 Reports & Research PDF
  • Laboratory reports of hepatitis C in England and Wales, April to June 2020
    This report from Public Health England reveals that there were 1,193 confirmed laboratory reports of hepatitis C in England and Wales between April-June 2020. There was a 69.7% decrease in the number of reports compared to the second quarter of 2019, which the report's authors state is likely due to the impact of Covid-19 on health services.
    England, Wales 28 Jun 2021 Reports & Research PDF
  • Laboratory reports of hepatitis C in England and Wales, 2019
    This report from Public Health England reveals that there were 16,005 confirmed laboratory reports of hepatitis C in England and Wales during 2019. The demographic breakdown of individuals with reported hepatitis C per quarter was relatively consistent with more reports among males and in the 35 to 44 year old age group. Overall, there was a 2.9% decrease in the number of reports received during 2019 compared to 2018.
    England, Wales 15 Jun 2021 Reports & Research PDF
  • Shooting Up: infections among people who inject drugs in the UK, 2019
    Drug use in the United Kingdom is among the highest reported in Western Europe and people who inject drugs (PWID) experience stark health inequalities, with increased morbidity and early mortality. This report explores infections, as well as associated risks and behaviours, among people who inject drugs in the UK to the end of 2019. It also presents preliminary data on the impact of COVID-19 on PWID and services in 2020.
    UK, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales 28 Jan 2021 Reports & Research PDF
  • Public Health England Hepatitis C in the UK 2020 Report
    Public Health England published its annual 'Hepatitis C in the UK' report on 14th December 2020. This is the key national reporting document for hepatitis C and monitors the UK's progress towards its goal of eliminating the virus by 2030. This year's report includes details on the impact of COVID-19 on hepatitis C infection based on available data.
    UK, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales 14 Dec 2020 Reports & Research PDF
  • Laboratory reports of hepatitis C in England and Wales: October to December 2019
    This report from Public Health England breaks down the number of laboratory reports of hepatitis C tests carried out in England and Wales between October and December 2019 by age and gender. A breakdown is also provided by ODN in England.
    England, Wales 28 Apr 2020 Reports & Research PDF
  • Hepatitis C: interventions for patient case-finding and linkage to care
    Published in July 2019 this review summarizes the evidence for interventions to increase case-finding and linkage to care for hepatitis C-infected patients, in order to support commissioning and provision of evidence-based interventions as part of efforts to achieve hepatitis C (HCV) elimination as a major public health threat in the UK.
    UK, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales 30 Jul 2019 Reports & Research PDF

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