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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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  • Building the Momentum: Making the Case: World Hepatitis Summit 2015 meeting report
    On 2nd - 4th September 2015 in Glasgow, the World Hepatitis Alliance staged the first ever World Hepatitis Summit in conjunction with the World Health Organisation and the Scottish Government. Over eighty countries were represented at the Summit which brought together delegates from national governments, World Hepatitis Alliance member organisations, public health and the pharmaceutical industry.
    Rest of World Feb 2016 Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Scottish National Clinical Guidelines for the treatment of HCV in adults
    These guidelines, published by Health Improvement Scotland and NHS National Services Scotland, provide guidance to Health Board Area Drug and Therapeutics Committees on the recommended use of available hepatitis C drugs, taking into consideration Scottish Medicines Consortium guidance, clinical effectiveness and price.
    UK, Scotland Feb 2016 Other, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Briefing: Substance misuses services for men who have sex with men involved in chemsex
    This briefing, published by Public Health England highlights issues relating to men who have sexual contact with other men (MSM) involved in chemsex. It contains background information, recent data, prompts for local areas and services, and case studies. With participation in chemsex increasing the likelihood of hepatitis C, hepatitis B and HIV transmission, the briefing is essential reading for commissioners and providers of drug and alcohol services .
    UK Nov 2015 Training, Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Summary report: National event for early lessons learnt from the opt-out blood-borne virus (BBV) testing policy in prisons
    The ‘National event for early lessons learnt from the opt-out Blood-Borne Virus (BBV) testing policy in prisons’ was held on Thursday 21 May 2015 in Birmingham. This event followed on from one held in 2014 to launch the opt-out BBV testing policy which was originally agreed by PHE, National Offender Management Service (NOMS) and NHS England in their first National Partnership Agreement, which was published in 2013 and which committed to providing BBV testing (HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C) for all prisoners in England.

    England Aug 2015 Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Hepatitis C in the UK: 2015 report
    This annual report, from Public Health England, provides an overview of the current hepatitis C landscape across the UK. Its key findings include:

    - An estimated 214,000 people have chronic hepatitis C in the UK.

    - Deaths from hepatitis C-related end stage liver disease and liver cancer have doubled in the last decade.

    - The numbers of tests carried out in primary care is increasing, suggesting that awareness of hepatitis C may be increasing in this setting.

    UK Jul 2015 Other, Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • HCV Action & PHE hepatitis C roadshow in London: Presentations
    On 26th June 2015, HCV Action and Public Health England (PHE) staged a hepatitis C good practice roadshow in London. The event was designed to showcase and share best practice in the prevention, diagnosis, testing and treatment of hepatitis C, and identify specific issues and potential solutions for tackling hepatitis C in the capital.
    UK, Greater London Jul 2015 Case study, Other, Reports & Research, Tools & Templates, Strategy & Planning PDF

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