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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: Measuring progress to hepatitis C elimination, July 2021
    On 7th July 2021, HCV Action held a webinar on Zoom featuring presentations from Public Health England, NHS England, NHS Tayside and the Practice Plus Group on achieving and measuring progress to hepatitis C elimination. Following the presentations, there was an opportunity for attendees to participate in a Q&A session to ask questions and share best practice. This resource offers a detailed summary of the presentation.
    UK Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning 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
  • Webinar: Measuring progress towards hepatitis C elimination
    Each nation in the UK has set rapidly approaching targets for eliminating hepatitis C; many areas and services in the community and prisons have done the same. Being able to measure what such "microelimination" looks like will be critical to both celebrating and maintaining this achievement. This HCV Action webinar, held on Zoom on 7th July 2021, heard presentations from Public Health England, NHS England, NHS Tayside and the Practice Plus Group. Following the presentations, there was an opportunity for attendees to participate in a Q&A session to ask questions and share best practice.
    UK 20 Jul 2021 Training, Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning Video
  • Webinar: Mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on hepatitis C testing
    This is a recording of a webinar focusing on how services can mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on hepatitis C testing and find alternative ways to test people. The first part of the webinar consisted of three presentations: 1/ Overview of testing, before and after COVID-19 - Helen Hampton, Lead Clinical Nurse for Blood Borne Virus, We Are With You 2/ Outreach testing during the COVID-19 lockdown - Julian Surey, Find and Treat Team 3/ Postal testing or self-testing - Tracey Kemp, National Hepatitis C Strategy Lead, Change Grow Live
    UK 22 Oct 2020 Case study, Tools & Templates, Strategy & Planning Video
  • Webinar: Under-served groups for hepatitis C testing and treatment
    This webinar sought to look at how services can provide hepatitis C testing and treatment to people who have been traditionally under-served by health services. This workshop sought to discuss: - Sex workers - Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people - South Asian communities - Migrants For each of these groups, this video features a presentation exploring the general barriers to healthcare that they face and examples of projects which have improved access to healthcare for them along with a Q&A session at the end.
    UK 22 Oct 2020 Case study, Training, Strategy & Planning Video
  • WHO Guidelines for the screening, care and treatment of persons with chronic hepatitis C infection
    These guidelines, developed by the World Health Organisation, promote the transition to newer, more effective medicines that have the potential to cure most persons living with hepatitis C infection. They also provide guidance on which specific regimens should be used based on a patient’s clinical history as well as genotype, and are intended to promote the scale-up of hepatitis C treatment.
    UK, Rest of World Apr 2016 Other, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • WHO policy brief on access to testing and treatment for people who inject drugs and people in prisons
    The World Health Organisation (WHO) published this policy brief in April 2019 to set out the current landscape of country hepatitis policies for harm reduction and hepatitis C testing and treatment for people who inject drugs and people in prisons. It aims to capture how governments are translating the WHO Global health sector strategy on viral hepatitis 2016-2021, which the UK Government has signed up to, in national plans. It also provides a summary of the enablers and barriers to hepatitis C testing and treatment in these populations.
    UK, Rest of World 17 May 2019 Reports & Research, Tools & Templates, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Working Together to Reduce Harm (Substance Misuse) Delivery Plan 2016 - 2018
    This Welsh Government delivery plan describes the work that will be undertaken reduce the harm caused by substance misuse. It includes actions related to hepatitis C such as the implementation of routine opt-out testing in substance misuse services.
    UK, Wales Sep 2016 Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Workshop webinar: Hepatitis C in the justice system - going beyond prisons
    This is a recording of a webinar covering initiatives to test and treat people for hepatitis C in contact with the justice system in England, held on the 23rd October 2020. Previous events and initiatives in this area have aimed to support people in prisons. Whilst this is important and continues, this webinar focused on new initiatives for people in contact with other areas of the justice system, such as probation services. The webinar featured 3 talks:
    North East, UK 29 Oct 2020 Case study, Strategy & Planning Video
  • World Hepatitis Day 2018: Global Summary Report
    This report, produced by the World Hepatitis Alliance, provides a comprehensive summary of international activity for World Hepatitis Day 2018. 144 countries, 93 governments and 53 WHO Country Offices took part across the six regions. Over 1,600 events were organised, 318,914 people attended events in their local community or country, and millions were reached online.
    UK, Rest of World 18 Dec 2018 Reports & Research PDF

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