Services Database Blood Borne Virus Screening (Hampshire area)

Service ID

543507

Description

Aims and intended service outcomes
1.1. The aim of the service is to delivery Hepatitis B (Hep B) and Hepatitis C (Hep C) testing
service in a Pharmacy setting.
1.2. To identity client’s previously undiagnosed Hep B and Hep C through targeted testing of the local population.
1.3. Refer clients who have tested positive to Hep B and/or Hep C in a community pharmacy
setting to specialist services as quickly as possible.
1.4. To decreased onward transmission in the community as well as improvement in health
outcomes for individuals who are diagnosed positive.

Location of service

Hampshire & IOW LPC

Commissioner

Other:

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Service type

Blood-borne virus screening

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

To ensure, on a 3 yearly basis, that the lead pharmacist providing the service has
successfully completed:
• CPPE Needle Exchange and Supervised Services and the associated Declaration of
Competence.
• CPPE e-learning module Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults and the
associated e-assessment.

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