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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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  • Global Hepatitis Report 2017
    This WHO Global hepatitis report describes the global and regional estimates on viral hepatitis in 2015, setting the baseline for tracking progress in implementing the new global strategy.

    Rest of World Apr 2017 Reports & Research PDF
  • Guidance for Blood Borne Virus services within Community Drug & Alcohol Services in the East of England
    This document, produced by the East of England Viral Hepatitis Group, forms part of a wider toolkit for community drug and alcohol services in the East of England, and aims to (a) enable compliance with Public Health Law and (b) to protect the East of England population from the consequences of hepatitis B & C by agreeing a clear care pathway with Community Drug & Alcohol Services (CDAS) in the region.
    England, East of England Apr 2017 Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Good practice case study: South West Peer-to-Peer Education
    In 2014, Addaction and The Hepatitis C Trust, supported by AbbVie, formed a partnership through which the two organisations worked together to support people with a history of injecting drug use into the hepatitis C care pathway. The partnership project adopted three key interventions; peer-to-peer education, a buddying scheme, and a workforce development programme. An external evaluation was conducted on all three elements of the project (with the report available here). This case study summarises the findings of the peer-to-peer education intervention.
    UK, England, South West Apr 2017 Case study PDF
  • Needle Exchange Surveillance Initiative: 2008-9 to 2015-16
    The Needle Exchange Surveillance Initiative measures and monitorings the prevalence of blood-borne viruses and injecting risk behaviours among people who inject drugs in Scotland. This report presents the results, at the NHS board level, for the data collection period from February 2015 until March 2016. It also presents the findings of the NESI survey, at Scotland-wide level, from 2008-09 until the most recent survey, 2015-16.
    UK, Scotland Mar 2017 Reports & Research PDF
  • Evaluation of the South West Hepatitis C Partnership Pilot
    An evaluation of a project in which Addaction and The Hepatitis C Trust partnered together to support people with a history of injecting drug use who were engaged with Addaction services into hepatitis C treatment. This report evaluates the success of the pilot's three key interventions:

    * Peer education workshops

    * A 'buddy' scheme

    * Workforce development

    South West Reports & Research PDF
  • Good practice case study: Nottingham outreach clinics
    This HCV Action good practice case study looks at the community outreach work done by Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. Statistics showed that between 2000 and 2002, 256 people were diagnosed with hepatitis C in Nottingham. Of these, just 49% were referred to a specialist clinic, 27% attended and 10% received treatment. During the 2010-12 period, after the establishment of community outreach services in the area, 80% of people diagnosed were referred to a specialist clinic, 70% attended and 38% started treatment.
    UK, East Midlands Case study PDF
  • Hepatitis C in England 2017 report
    This report by Public Health England has been produced to support monitoring of the recently agreed Global Health Sector Strategy on Viral Hepatitis goals, including the elimination of hepatitis C as a major public health threat by 2030. The report summarises the impact of action plans in England to drive down mortality from hepatitis C, reduce the number of new infections, and outlines the actions required to make further progress.
    England Mar 2017 Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Hepatitis C in England 2017: Headline table
    This table, produced by Public Health England to accompany 'Hepatitis C in England: 2017 report', collates the key statistics and information related to hepatitis C in England, including burden of infection; mortality and morbidity; incidence of infections; adequacy of harm reduction services; diagnosis rates, and the numbers of people accessing treatment.
    England Mar 2017 Reports & Research PDF
  • Summary report: Midlands & East Hepatitis C Educational Event, Nottingham
    This report provides a summary of the Midlands & East Hepatitis C Educational Event held by HCV Action and NHS England in Nottingham on Friday 10th February 2017.
    UK, East Midlands Reports & Research PDF
  • Midlands & East Hepatitis C Educational Event in Nottingham: Presentations
    On Friday 10th February 2017, HCV Action and NHS England held a Midlands & East Hepatitis C Educational Event in Nottingham. With hepatitis C Operational Delivery Networks (ODNs) still relatively new in operation, the event was held with the aim of offering the chance for ODNs across the Midlands and East region to come together to discuss their experiences, share best practice and develop solutions to some of the challenges they face as they seek to ensure the highest standards of hepatitis C care and treatment.
    UK, East Midlands Reports & Research MS Powerpoint

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