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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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  • Hepatitis C in the UK 2017 report
    The ninth Hepatitis C in the UK report follows the WHO Global Health Sector Strategy (GHSS) on Viral Hepatitis 2016-2021 and the draft action plan for the health sector response to viral hepatitis in the WHO European region. The report is structured to support UK monitoring of the GHSS goals and summarises the impact of UK action plans to drive down mortality from HCV and reduce the number of new infections.
    UK Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Financial case for action on liver disease
    This report, produced by the Foundation for Liver Research and endorsed by the Lancet Commission on Liver Disease, examines the financial costs of viral hepatitis, along with alcohol misuse and obesity. The report also carries recommendations, which include improving access to testing for hepatitis C and protecting harm reduction services such as needle exchange and opioid substitution for injecting drug users.
    UK Reports & Research PDF
  • Summary report: North East & Cumbria ODN Workshop, Newcastle
    This report provides a summary of the North East & Cumbria ODN Workshop held by HCV Action, in partnership with the ODN, in Newcastle on Wednesday 3rd May 2017. The workshop brought together a range of stakeholders working across the hepatitis C pathway in the North East & Cumbria ODN region, with the aim of discussing some of the barriers faced by the ODN, as well as providing a forum in which to develop solutions to some of these challenges. The report includes summaries of the day's talks and group discussion, as well as suggested next steps to be taken following the event.
    North East, UK Reports & Research PDF
  • Good practice case study: Ipswich NHS Trust prison in-reach
    In August 2015, Ipswich NHS Trust launched an in-reach treatment service in four prisons, seeking to increase the number of inmates receiving treatment for hepatitis C. Despite a number of challenges, clear pathways have been established for engaging patients into treatment, which has resulted in a substantial increase in the number of prisoners being treated for the virus.
    UK, England, East of England Case study PDF
  • NICE Quality Standard on Liver Disease
    This NICE quality standard covers identifying, assessing and managing chronic liver disease in children, young people and adults, and cirrhosis in young people and adults. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
    UK, England Jun 2017 Other, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Annual statement of progress: Liver Disease Delivery Plan
    This report provides an update on the Welsh Government's Liver Disease Delivery Plan, which was launched in 2015. It reports Wales is the only country in the UK to have no restrictions on access to new hepatitis C treatments, with the next challenge being to find and test the undiagnosed.
    UK, Wales Jun 2017 Reports & Research PDF
  • Summary report: Hepatitis C good practice roadshow, Cambridge
    This report provides a summary of the good practice hepatitis C roadshow held by HCV Action and Public Health England in Cambridge on 9th May 2017. The roadshow was aimed at sharing good practice around hepatitis C and instigating local action to address the virus. The report includes summaries of the talks and workshops held on the day, as well as attendees' pledges for taking further action on hepatitis C.
    UK, England, East of England Reports & Research PDF
  • Hepatitis C scare stories: true or false
    Produced by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, this resource is a series of posters which address common perceptions of hepatitis C, dispelling myths and providing facts about the virus.
    UK Other, Tools & Templates PDF
  • HCV Action and PHE hepatitis C roadshow in Cambridge: Presentations
    On 9th May 2017, HCV Action and Public Health England (PHE) staged a hepatitis C good practice roadshow in Cambridge. 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 Cambridge and the wider east of England region.
    UK, England, East of England Other, 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

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