United Kingdom Services, news and resources from United Kingdom Tweet Jump to NewsLibrary resources News England: Fewer than 700 community pharmacies sign up to provide hepatitis C testing Pharmaceutical Journal / 20 September 2021 Adherence to treatment Ultra-short course treatment for hepatitis C: high failure rate but does not compromise second-line treatment Keith Alcorn / 13 September 2021 Ultra-short treatment courses tailored to a person's pre-treatment viral load deliver lower cure rates than 8-week treatment courses, but failure of ultra-short treatment does not prevent subsequent cure of hepatitis ... Coronavirus US CDC recommends third dose of Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines for organ transplant recipients Keith Alcorn / 16 August 2021 People who have undergone a solid organ transplant and who received the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines should receive a third dose, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended ... Hepatitis C elimination Peer support improved hepatitis C treatment uptake and completion in England Keith Alcorn / 30 June 2021 Peer support increased hepatitis C treatment initiation and completion in England between 2017 and 2020, an evaluation of a national peer support scheme run by the Hepatitis C Trust has found. ... Screening and testing policy Reflex testing successfully uncovers hidden hepatitis C cases in Scotland Keith Alcorn / 29 June 2021 Automatic viral hepatitis testing of blood samples from patients with abnormal liver function has the potential to identify “hard to reach” people with hepatitis B or C who have no known risk ... More news Library resources Public Health Report on Commissioning of HCV services in London for People who Inject Drugs TypeWeb page PublishedApril 2013 AuthorLondon Joint Workin Group Public Health Report on Commissioning of HCV Services for PWID TypeWeb page Published2013 Posted byLondon Joint Working Group on Substance Use and Hepatitis C (LWJG) AuthorLWJG NHS Choices: Guide to testing for professionals TypeWeb page Published11 March 2013 Royal College of General Practitioners: Guidance for the prevention, testing and treatment of hepatitis C in primary care TypeWeb page Published2007 View more resources Do you work for a hepatitis organisation?Add your organisation to the listings > World Hepatitis Alliance policy report on the prevention and control of viral hepatitis Download the report for United Kingdom To see all of the World Hepatitis Alliance Global Policy Reports, please visit the WHA website. ELPA’s Euro Hepatitis Care Index Download Indicators for United Kingdom on prevention; screening; access to treatment; national strategy; outcomes. To see all of the European Care Index and compare indicators between counties please visit: www.hep-index.eu/index-map.html.