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Around 216,000 people in the UK are living with hepatitis C so it is important that all medical professionals have access to the latest training, information and advice on hepatitis C management.  Find here links to relevant materials for clinicians, nurses, GPs, prison healthcare staff and other medical professionals.

 

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  • Good practice case study: Lancashire & South Cumbria mobile hepatitis C pathway
    Amid service closures and disruption due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Lancashire & South Cumbria ODN, CGL and The Hepatitis C Trust developed and delivered a clinical van-based hepatitis C care pathway. The project involved clinical vans attending hostels and hotels accommodating the homeless population during the pandemic and making appointments for the van to be taken to individual patients at locations convenient to them.
    UK, England, North West 15 Jul 2021 Case study 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
  • Poster: Achieving micro-elimination in prisons through High Intensity Test and Treat (HITT) interventions
    This poster was presented at the EASL 2021 online congress in June 2021. The poster details the outcomes of 9 HITTs in prisons in England as well as conclusions drawn for the future.
    UK, England 25 Jun 2021 Case study, Reports & Research, Tools & Templates, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Summary report: Hepatitis C outreach webinar
    Outreach hepatitis C care, including ‘pop-up’ clinics and the use of testing vans, is a crucial aspect of the hepatitis C elimination programme. Such outreach work, which does not rely on static services to deliver care, can be an important way to reach people who are the most under-served by these services.
    UK 18 Jun 2021 Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning 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
  • Webinar: Hepatitis C Outreach
    Outreach hepatitis C care, including ‘pop-up’ clinics, as well as the use of testing vans, is a crucial aspect of the hepatitis C elimination programme. Such outreach work, which does not rely on static services to deliver care, can be an important way to reach people who are the most under-served by these services. This webinar covered the importance of outreach, as well as specific good practice examples, such as van-based outreach work, pop-up testing during the Covid-19 pandemic and Point of Care Test and Treat outreach in the West Midlands.
    UK, England 25 May 2021 Case study, Strategy & Planning Video
  • Drugs: Policy and Aims - A Manifesto for Scotland
    This document from the Scottish Drugs Forum sets out a 'manifesto' for the group's view on the approach the next Scottish Government should take towards drug policy and tackling Scotland's drugs deaths crisis. Among the recommended steps are that the Government invest in HIV and hepatitis testing for all people who may be at risk through drug use, or who have a history of drug use.
    Scotland 22 Apr 2021 Reports & Research, Tools & Templates, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Summary report: Hepatitis C service recovery in England webinar
    This summary reports features key points from the contributions at the 26th March 2021 HCV Action webinar looking at hepatitis C service recovery in England. Speakers at the webinar included: Prof Graham Foster, National Clinical Lead for ODNs, NHS England; Mark Gillyon-Powell, Head of Programme – HCV Elimination, NHS England/NHS Improvement; Stacey Smith, Director of Nursing, Humankind; Colin Lawton, Northern Regional Prison Lead, The Hepatitis C Trust; and Julia Sheehan, Women’s Prisons Peer Coordinator, The Hepatitis C Trust.
    England 12 Apr 2021 Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Good practice case study video: The Hepatitis C Trust's 'Follow Me' programme
    In this good practice case study video, taken from HCV Action's 'Hepatitis C service recovery in England' webinar on 26th March 2021, Colin Lawton and Julia Sheehan from The Hepatitis C Trust outline the impact of the charity's prison-to-community 'Follow Me' programme.
    UK, England 09 Apr 2021 Case study Video

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