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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.
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
’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.’
A new leaflet highlighting the common causes of the highly infectious hepatitis A virus has been published to coincide with the summer holiday period.
Refer heavy drinkers for liver scans, says NICE Subscription
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.
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.
NICE backs hepatitis C drug in draft guidanceSubscription
A new anti-viral drug has been provisionally approved as an option to treat certain types of hepatitis C in draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Nurse helps develop new pancreatic cancer appSubscription
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 are backing a new ‘manifesto’ intended to address shortfalls in iron deficiency anaemia care.
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.