Archive of: November, 2016

  • Testing Times: Maintaining and Improving Public Health Testing Services

    In October, the Hepatitis C Coalition, Local Government Association and Public Health England
    convened a range of stakeholders with cross-disciplinary expertise to consider shared public
    health challenges and potential solutions, at a workshop titled, ‘Testing Times: Maintaining and Improving Public Health Testing Services’

    A report on the event is now available online.

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  • Hepatitis C Coalition newsletter

    The Hepatitis C Coalition has published the latest edition of its newsletter.

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  • Hepatitis C in the vanguard

    In August 2016, the Coalition published its assessment of hepatitis C in the vanguards. The assessment sought to understand the extent to which hepatitis C services are being considered by vanguard sites. Survey questions were circulated to 37 vanguards and follow-up telephone conversations were undertaken with three sites to generate a more nuanced understanding of factors having an influence on vanguard sites’ activities.

    The Coalition’s work on vanguards has been made possible by additional support from Gilead Sciences.

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  • Report on visits to the hepatitis C Operational Delivery Networks

    The Coalition has published its ODN report, which presents a summary of its programme of visits and sets out the analysis of its findings from the meetings with ten health professionals from hubs, spokes, and outreach services in the ODNs across the country.

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