Hepatitis C: key references and evidence

Effective Interventions Unit. Hepatitis C: Risks and prevention strategies in injecting drug usersEdinburgh: Scottish Executive, 2002.

Health Education Board for Scotland (HEBS). Preventing HCV in Scotland: Options for action . Edinburgh: HEBS, 2002.

Hutchinson SJ, Roy KM, Wadd S et al.  Hepatitis Virus Infection in Scotland: Epidemiological Review and Public Health Challenges. Scottish Med J 2006;51:8-15.

Codere G, Weir A, Hutchinson S, Goldberg D. Surveillence of known hepatitis C antibody positive cases in Scotland: results to 31 December 2014 .  Glasgow: HPS Weekly Report; 49 (2015/28): 264-268.

Scottish Executive. Report of the HIV health promotion strategy review groupEdinburgh: Scottish Executive, 2001.

Scottish Executive. Hepatitis C Action Plan for Scotland, Phase 1: September 2006-August 2008. Edinburgh: Scottish Executive, 2006.

Scottish Government. Scotland's Action Plan for Hepatitis C, Phase 1, September 2006-August 2008: First Year progress Report. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2008

Scottish Government. Hepatitis C Action Plan for Scotland Phase II: May 2008-March 2011. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2008 

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN). Management of Hepatitis C. Edinburgh: SIGN, 2006

Scottish Needs Assessment Programme (SNAP). Hepatitis CGlasgow: Office for Public Health in Scotland, 2000.

World Health Organisation (WHO). Hepatitis C - global prevalence (update). Weekly Epidemiological Record 10 December 1999;74:425-427.

Effectiveness evidence

ScotPHO's purpose is to describe the pattern of health across the Scottish population. As a supplementary service to users, we include the following links to external sources of quality-assured evidence on effectiveness of interventions which may include relevant material for this topic. These links are provided as an aid to users. They are by no means exhaustive nor should they be necessarily viewed as authoritative.

NHS Health Scotland: Scottish briefings on NICE public health guidance

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

Cochrane Library: Browse by topic

EPPI-Centre: Evidence library

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Evidence services: Evidence search

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Guidance: Find guidance

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

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