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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 ODNs and Clinical Leads
    Operational Delivery Networks (ODNs) are structures through which hepatitis C treatment is delivered in England. The Network involves regional centres which manage treatment decisions and prescribing, and which have a dispersed treatment model which aims to support partnership working and access for local patients. This graphic details each ODN across England, along with the named ODN Clinical Lead for each.
    England 30 Sep 2021 Other, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • HCV Action Member Survey, June 2021
    In June 2021 HCV Action developed a survey asking the hepatitis C professional community for their views about hepatitis C care in the UK. Over 40 people responded to our survey from all areas of the UK. Our findings indicate a mixed picture of how testing, treatment and other care for people with hepatitis C has changed through the pandemic. We have also heard about people’s concerns and reservations on achieving elimination.
    UK, England, Scotland, Wales Other, Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • Reset and Rebuild: A Recovery Plan for Sexual Health and Blood Borne Virus Services
    This Scottish Government report looks at the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Sexual Health and Blood Borne Viruses services, and plans for recovering ground lost during the pandemic. The report notes that hepatitis C treatment targets for 2020-21 were suspended and that service closures impacted opportunities to diagnose hepatitis C patients.
    Scotland 06 Aug 2021 Reports & Research, Strategy & Planning PDF
  • 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: 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
  • Making Hepatitis C History: A Framework for Elimination
    This document, produced by MSD and advised by expert hepatitis C care providers in the Birmingham area, has been designed as a checklist and a reference guide to support local government and health leaders in outlining and understanding some of the key steps and considerations needed to support the development of locally tailored hepatitis C elimination strategies.
    England, West Midlands 20 Jul 2021 Reports & Research, Tools & Templates, Strategy & Planning 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
  • 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

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