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Category list : Hepatology

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  • Hepatitis C is prevalent among drug users

    New drive to encourage those at risk of hepatitis C to get testedSubscription

    News31 July, 2018

    An urgent call for people to get tested for hepatitis C virus has been made by Public Health England, after new survey data suggested a lack of awareness.

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    Increasing treatment uptake to eradicate hepatitis C infectionSubscription

    Clinical25 May, 2018

    One of the keys to eradicating hepatitis C virus infection is to find infected people who are not engaged with health services and offer them treatment with direct-acting antivirals. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion

  • skinny liver

    Skinny LiverSubscription

    Book review16 August, 2017

    ’Written by experts in the field they claim that it is based on the latest research, Skinny Liver is not just for your liver, but for your whole body.’

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    New patient advice on avoiding hepatitis A infectionSubscription

    News25 July, 2017

    A new leaflet highlighting the common causes of the highly infectious hepatitis A virus has been published to coincide with the summer holiday period.

  • alcohol

    Refer heavy drinkers for liver scans, says NICE Subscription

    News19 December, 2016

    Patients judged to be drinking too much, based on units consumed per week, should be sent for scans to detect early liver disease, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

  • University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

    Specialist nurse aims to boost awareness of sepsisSubscription

    News13 September, 2016

    A specialist nurse in Leicester will be giving a free talk to the public on sepsis later today to coincide with global efforts to raise awareness of the blood infection.

  • Hepatitis C is prevalent among drug users

    NICE backs hepatitis C drug in draft guidanceSubscription

    News9 September, 2016

    A new anti-viral drug has been provisionally approved as an option to treat certain types of hepatitis C in draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

  • University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

    Nurse helps develop new pancreatic cancer appSubscription

    News26 August, 2016

    Next month a specialist nurse from the East Midlands will see the launch of a smartphone app for pancreatic cancer patients that she has helped develop.

  • Nurses call for better iron deficiency anaemia care

    Nurses call for better iron deficiency anaemia careSubscription

    News1 July, 2016

    Nurses are backing a new ‘manifesto’ intended to address shortfalls in iron deficiency anaemia care.

  • Hepatitis C is prevalent among drug users

    Exclusive: Nurses face surge in demand for hep C drugsSubscription

    News25 February, 2016

    Specialist nurses are facing a surge in demand for fast-acting medicines to treat chronic Hepatitis C, as the drugs become available to more people under latest guidelines for the NHS.

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